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Posted: Friday, October 19, 2012
Media Contact: Nancy Chamberlain, 815-921-4517
The Board of Trustees of Community College District #511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 in the Woodward Technology Center, Room 117 for a closed session meeting. The Board will call to order and then adjourn to Closed Session. The Board will reconvene to Open Session for the regular board meeting at 6:00 p.m., transact business, adjourn to second Closed Session, and then reconvene to Open Session.
Dated this 19th day of October 2012.
Michael P. Dunn, Jr.
Board of Trustees
Rock Valley College Board of Trustees
Community College District No. 511
October 23, 2012
Closed Session at 5:15 p.m., WTC 117/119/121
Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m., WTC 117/119/121
A. Call to Order
B. Roll Call
C. Adjourn to Closed Session to discuss pending litigation, hiring and retention of specific employees, collective bargaining matters, and Closed Session contractual matters. Following Closed Session, the Board may take action regarding employee hiring and retention.
D. Reconvene to Open Session
E. Possible Action Items as a Result of Closed Session
F. Minutes: September 8, 2012; September 25, 2012
G. Communications and Petitions
H. Recognition of Visitors
I. General Presentations
1. Healthcare Focus Group Update – Shurice Hunter and Michael Youngblood
2. Sabbatical Report – Kathleen Almy
J. Board Committee Reports
1. Vital Signs
a. 1st Quarter Financial Report (available 10/23/12)
b. Payroll, Healthcare Costs, Cash
c. Enrollment Report
d. College-wide Initiatives Report
e. KPI Summary Reports: Graduation Rate; Persistence & Retention Rates; Transfer Rate
f. Quarterly Media Coverage Report
g. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Report
h. College and Community Events Calendar
2. President’s Report
a. BR #6936 – Claims Sheet #684 (Check Register) (Alpha Register) (Checks over $10,000)
b. BR #6937 – Purchase Report #662
c. BR #6938 – Personnel Report #654
d. BR #6939 – Jail Grant – Winnebago County
e. BR #6940 – HEARRR Grant – Winnebago County
f. BR #6941 – Board Policy: Registered Sex Offender Compliance Policy
g. BR #6942 – Board Policy: Smoking Policy
h. BR #6943 – Regarding Closed Session Minutes
i. BR #6944 – Joint Educational Agreement - Blackhawk Technical College
j. BR #6945 – Adult Education FY13 ICCB Funding
3. Attorney’s Report
4. ICCTA Report
5. Student Trustee Report
L. Unfinished Business
M. New Business
N. Trustee Comments
O. President’s Comments
2. Announcements from President’s Leadership Team
P. Adjourn to Closed Session to discuss pending litigation, hiring and retention of specific employees, collective bargaining matters, and Closed Session contractual matters. Following Closed Session, the Board may take action regarding employee hiring and retention.
Q. Reconvene Open Session
R. Possible Action Items as a Result of Closed Session
S. Date of Next Meeting: October 30, 2012: Special Meeting, 6:00 p.m., WTC 117-121; November 27, 2012: Study Session at 5:15 p.m. in WTC 141/142; Regular Meeting, 6:00 p.m., WTC 117/119/121; December 11, 2012: Study Session at 5:15 p.m. in WTC 141/142; Regular Meeting, 6:00 p.m., WTC 117/119/121.
Michael P. Dunn, Jr., Board Chair