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July 16, 2019 at 6:30 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
I. Determination of Quorum and Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Reading of the Minutes
III.A. The regular Board of Trustee meeting minutes from June 18, 2019
Attachments: (1)
IV. Citizens' Comments (approved by board on 5-20-99)
Description:      This is an open forum for those persons who wish to make presentations to the board and who have signed up to do so under  board policy. Presentations are limited to five minutes each with a total of twenty minutes for all presentations.
    During the Citizens’ Comments section of the agenda, any citizen/taxpayer (that is, any member of the public, including college employees) may request to address the board in open meeting. If, however, the topic of the presentation to the board falls within one of the other policies of the college, such as the employee complaint or grievance policy or student complaint policy, the person must first go through the proper administrative channels. In such cases, the right to address the board is guaranteed after the administrative channels have been exhausted.
    If any speaker’s presentation contains complaints or concerns about an individual employee or
officer of the district, that presentation will be conducted in executive session with the board members unless the employee or officer about whom the comments are made requests that the comments be made publicly.
    These presentations are made for information purposes only. The board is required to listen to the presentations but not to discuss or act on the items presented. If the board feels the matter warrants further attention, it can be placed on the agenda for a subsequent meeting.
V. Special Items
V.A. Review and approve process to replace Mr. Oliver Kunkel, Jr.
V.B. Review and approve process and timeline for board of trustee workshops
VI. Presentations, Awards, and/or President's Report
VI.A. Retirement Resolution for Mr. Gerald Alford
Attachments: (1)
VI.B. Demonstration of Website for Board of Trustees
VII. Student Success
VIII. Reports to the Board
VIII.A. Financial Reports for June 2019
Attachments: (1)
VIII.B. Management Reports
VIII.B.1. Technology Report
Attachments: (1)
VIII.B.2. Financial Aid Report
Attachments: (1)
VIII.B.3. Testing Report
Attachments: (1)
VIII.C. Reports from College Governance Councils
VIII.C.1. Support Staff Organization meeting minutes from March 25, 2019
Attachments: (1)
VIII.C.2. Support Staff Organization meeting minutes from May 23, 2019
Attachments: (1)
IX. CONSENT AGENDA
Description: 

By consent of the board of trustees, the following items may be acted on in a single motion "to approve the consent agenda as presented."  If, however, any trustee wishes to discuss a particular item or for any reason wishes to act on any given item separately, he or she may simply notify the board chair to remove that item or items from the consent agenda, and that item will be removed and acted on separately.  A trustee may remove an item from the consent agenda for any reason, and he or she is not required to justify the removal or explain the reason for the removal.

X. Matters Relating to General Administration
XI. Matters Relating to Academic Affairs
XI.A. Approve federal funding from the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 ($213,641.00 - no cost to the College - grant funds will be deposited for expenditure from the current restricted fund)
XI.B. Approve the state and federal funding for Adult Education and Literacy Program (no cost; grant revenue is $765,000.00)
XII. Matters Relating to Administrative Services
XII.A. Approve the endowment fund investment policy
XII.B. Approve the investment policy
Attachments: (1)
XII.C. Approval of bank depository extension
Attachments: (1)
XII.D. Approve 10/20 year write off of property taxes
XII.E. Information Item:
XII.E.1. Seek offers from the public for the sale of surplus or damaged property using an on-line auction ($200.00 - current unrestricted operating budget for 2019 - 2020)
XIII. Matters Relating to Technology
XIV. Matters Relating to Planning & Institutional Effectiveness
XIV.A. Approval of testing services computer upgrade ($68,168.86 - MIS physical plant fund)
XV. Matters Relating to Personnel
XV.A. Board of Trustees
XV.B. Office of President
XV.C. Office of Academic Affairs
XV.C.1. 2019 Summer I Overloads
Attachments: (1)
XV.C.2. Tina Gustavus changed from part-time to full-time temporary developmental math instructor, FAC-1-6, effective August 19, 2019
Attachments: (1)
XV.C.3. Muna Saqer employed as regular, full-time instructor of computer science, FAC-1-10, effective August 19, 2019
Attachments: (1)
XV.D. Office of Administrative Services
XV.E. Office of Student Services
XV.F. Office of Technology
XV.G. Office of Planning & Institutional Effectiveness
XVI. END OF CONSENT AGENDA
XVII. Paid Professional Assignments
XVII.A. Information Item:
XVII.A.1. Paid Professional Assignment for Bracha Silverstone for master course development-online Math 1325, summer I and II, 2019 - $2,100.00
Attachments: (1)
XVII.A.2. Paid Professional Assignment for Nicole Lippolis for master course development - online CHEM 1405, summer I and II, 2019 - $2,100.00
Attachments: (1)
XVII.A.3. Paid Professional Assignment for Lindsay Buckingham for Master Course Development - online MATH 1324, summer I and II, 2019 - $2,100.00
Attachments: (1)
XVIII. Executive Session:  According to the Texas Government Code (Chapter 551, Open meetings), the Board may conduct a closed executive session for the following reasons:  Consultation with attorney (551.071), deliberation regarding real property (551.072), deliberation regarding prospective gift (551.073), personnel matters (551.074), deliberation regarding security devices, or a security audit (661.076), deliberation regarding economic development negotiations (551.086).
XIX. Consideration and possible action on items discussed in closed session
XX. Discuss Matters Relating to Formal Policy
XXI. Other Business
XXII. Adjourn
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