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April 28, 2021 at 11:00 AM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call
4. Citizen Comments
5. Recognition
5.1. Andy Avalos, Student Advisory Member of the Board of Trustees
5.2. Skyway STEM Competition

3rd Place: Biology Environmental Science
  • Asia McNair
  • Yvette Venegas
5.3. Morton College Athletics

Women's Basketball 
  • Kaiya Braggs, Tadriana Heard (MVP), Frannie Metz - Region Team
  • Kaiya Braggs, Tadriana Heard (MVP), Rebeca Tovar - Region 4, All-Tournament Team
  • Tadriana Heard - First Team All-American
  • Jason Nichols - Region 4, Coach of the Year
  • Jason Nichols - NJCAA WBB Division II, National Coach of the Year Finalist
Men's Basketball
  • Latik Murphy - All-Region Team
Volleyball
  • Maggie Plush -  ll - Region All-American, 1st Team All-Conference
  • Maya Stovall - All-Region 2nd Team All-Conference
  • Micaela Katterhenry - 2nd Team All-Conference
6. Reports
6.1. ICCTA - ACCT
6.2. Student Advisory, Andy Avalos
7. President's Report
7.1. Strategic Plan
7.2. Strategic Enrollment Plan
7.3. Institutional Advancement
7.4. Capital Improvements
7.5. Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
7.6. Finance Review
8. Consent Agenda
Approval of the Consent Agenda-Items may be removed from the Consent Agenda at the request of any one member.  Items not removed may be adopted by general consent without debate.  Removed items may be taken up either immediately after the Consent Agenda or placed later on the agenda at the discretion of the Board.
Description:  Approval of the Consent Agenda-Items may be removed from the consent agenda on the request of any one member. Items not removed may be adopted by general consent without debate. Removed items may be taken up either immediately after the consent agenda or placed later on the agenda at the discretion of the Board.
8.1. Approval of the Minutes of the March 24, Regular Board Meeting. 
8.2. Approval of the Minutes of the March 12, Special Board Meeting. 
8.3. Approval and Ratification of Accounts Payable and Payroll for the month of March 2021, in the amount of $3,092,393.00 and the Budget Transfers, in the amount of $1,657,696.00, as submitted. 
8.4. Approval of the Monthly Budget Report for fiscal year to date ending March 2021 to be received and approved as submitted.
8.5. Approval of the Treasurer's Report for March 2021 to be received and filed for audit, as submitted.
8.6. Approval of the Morton College investment guidelines for fy22, as submitted.
8.7. Approval of the Plan Member Deferred Compensation 403B and 457B Plans for Morton College eligible employees. 
8.8. Approval of the list of Designated Depositories of excess funds for fy22, as submitted. 
8.9. Approval of the renewal of the membership with BoardBook Subscription,TASB, Inc, from March 1, 2020, to August 31, 2020, in the amount of $2,000.00, as submitted. 
8.10. Approval of the renewal of the annual membership with the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators NASFAA, in the amount of $2,550.00, as submitted.
8.11. Approval of the renewal of the annual membership with The Illinois Community College Online ILCCO, for fy22, in the amount of $500.00, as submitted.
8.12. Approval of the purchase of KAPLAN I-Human Software for the students in the Nursing Program during the Spring 2021 Semester, in the amount of $72,400.00, funded by CARES Grant. 
8.13. Approval of the University Partnership with the Art Institute of Chicago AIC for fy22, in the amount of $5,000.00, as submitted. 
8.14. Approval of a three-year agreement with KACE System Management, to track, deploy images, deploy software updates, inventory of all PCs and Laptops owned, in the amount of $117,076.89, funded by CARES Grant.  
8.15. Approval of the purchase of iPads for the Nursing 1:1 Initiative Program, in the total amount of $86,515.00. To offset the cost, $60,000.00 will be covered with the Perkins Grant funds, and $33,000.00 will be covered with the CARES Grant funds,
8.16. Approval of Omni Financial Group, Inc. as the third-party administrator for all deferred compensation plans, at no cost to the institution.
8.17. Approval of changes in curriculum, as submitted.
8.18. Approval of the renewed resolution adopting a Master Education Affiliation Agreement between Morton College District 527 and Silver Cross Hospital. 
8.19. Approval of the Morton College benefits package for eligible employees for fy22, as submitted.
8.20. Approval of the Compensation Report for Adjunct Faculty Members teaching English, 101, 102, 086, 088, 071, 076, 151, and 152 for Fall Semester 2020, in the amount of $5,179.52, as submitted. 
8.21. Approval of the purchase of 60 laptops and 2 charging stations to help support English students in either online or campus classes, in the amount of $44,899.80, funded by CARES Grant.
8.22. Approval of the purchase of 22 microscopes for the Biology labs, in the amount of $35,444.26, funded by the Department of Education Title III Grant.
8.23. Approval of the independent consultant agreement between DD's Operations LLC and Morton College, $35/hour, effective from October 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021, as submitted. 
8.24. Approval of Michael Kautz Carpet, the lowest responsible bidder for the hallway project, in the amount of $409,805.00, funded by CARES Grant.
8.25. Approval of Tri-Electronics, the lowest responsible bidder for the security and access control project, in the amount of $948,370.00, funded by CARES Grant.
8.26. Approval of the following facility use permits
8.26.1. St. Jude Hospital-Chicago Huddle, Fitness Center, Sundays from April 2021 to October 2021, as submitted. 
8.26.2. Real Estate Institute, Room 106C, Sunday, May 16, 2021, 8:30 AM - 5 PM.
8.27. Appointment of Officer for Information Requests received under the Freedom of Information Act - Blanca Jara.
8.28. Appointment of Compliance Officer for the Open Meeting Act - Ana Valdez
8.29. Approval of the resignation agreement of Robert Schmitt.
8.30. Approval of the resignation agreement of Roger Montoro.
8.31. Approval of the sabbatical leave request of Karolis G. Zukauskas for the 2021 Fall Semester, as submitted. 
8.32. Approval of Full-Time Employment 
8.32.1. Christopher Rathunde, Human Resources Coordinator, $63,000.00, effective May 17, 2021.
8.32.2. Carolina Saldana, Student Success Coach, effective May 17, 2021.
8.32.3. Joseph De Di Gregorio, Student Success Coach, effective July 6, 2021.
8.32.4. Michelle Herrera, Student Success Coach, effective May 1, 2021.
8.32.5. Caroline Johnson, Student Success Coach, effective May 1, 2021.
8.32.6. Diana Rodriguez, Student Success Coach, effective May 1, 2021.
8.32.7. Kristen Shimko, Student Success Coach, effective May 1, 2021.
8.32.8. Maria Smith, Student Success Coach, effective May 1, 2021.
8.32.9. Rodolfo Yanez, Student Success Coach, effective May 1, 2021.
8.33. Approval of Part-Time Employment 
8.33.1. Sabrina Stanley, STEAMers Instructor, effective June 28, 2021
8.33.2. Antonio Samaniego, Student Aide Fitness Center, effective May 3, 2021
8.34. Approval of Resignations
8.34.1. Ashanta Marshall, Coordinator of Student Disability Services, effective April 29, 2021.
8.34.2. Edmund Burandt, Groundskeeper, effective May 4, 2021
8.35. Approval of New Job Descriptions
8.35.1. Student Success Coach, Part-Time
8.35.2. Technical Director/Production Manager
8.35.3. Human Resources Generalist
8.36. Approval of Updated Job Descriptions
8.36.1. Two (2) Adjunct Instructor - Computer Information Systems (CIS)
8.37. Approval of Retirement 
8.37.1. Pam Bland, Early Childhood Education Adjunct, effective May 24, 2021.
8.38. Approval of Termination 
8.38.1. Tom Welsh, Assistant Nutrition Center Manager, effective April 5, 2021.
9. Adjournment
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