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Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2012
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The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 in room 117 of the Woodward Technology Center.
They will Call to Order, Roll Call and immediately adjourn to closed session, then reconvene to open session. A budget hearing will begin at 6:00 p.m. in room 117 of the Woodward Technology Center followed by the regular board meeting. The Board may adjourn into closed session and then reconvene to open session.
Dated this 20th day of September, 2012
Michael P. Dunn, Jr.
Board of Trustees
Rock Valley College Board of Trustees
Community College District No. 511
September 25, 2012
Closed Session, 5:15 p.m., WTC 117/119/121
Budget Hearing, 6:00 p.m., WTC 117/119/121
Regular Meeting, 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 Open Session
E. Possible Action Items as a Result of Closed Session
F. Meeting recessed
A. Call to Order
B. Presentation of FY 2013 Budget – Sam Overton
C. Public Testimony
D. Hearing closed
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
(Immediately following Budget Hearing)
A. Call to Order
B. Roll Call
C. Minutes: August 28, 2012
D. Communications and Petitions
E. Recognition of Visitors
F. General Presentations
1. Annual Audit Report – Fred Lantz, Sikich LLP
2. KPI Student Profile Report – Lisa Mehlig
G. Board Committee Reports
1. Vital Signs
a. Payroll, Healthcare Costs, Cash
b. Enrollment Report
c. KPI Data Briefs: 10th Day Census Report; Student Profile Report
d. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Report
e. College and Community Events Calendar
2. President’s Reports
a. BR #6928 – Claims Sheet #683 (Check Register) (Alpha Register) (Checks over $10,000)
b. BR #6929 – Purchase Report #661
c. BR #6930 – Personnel Report #653
d. BR #6931 – Adopt the FY 2013 Budget
e. BR #6932 – Certificate Attesting to the FY 2013 Budget
f. BR #6933 – Reallocating Capital Development Board Funds for CLI Addition and Remodeling Project
g. BR #6934 – Approve 2013-2014 Academic Calendar
h. BR #6935 – Joint Articulation Agreement (Olivet Nazarene University)
3. Attorney’s Report
4. ICCTA Report
5. Student Trustee Report
I. Unfinished Business
J. New Business
K. Trustee Comments
L. President’s Comments
2. Announcements from President’s Leadership Team
M. 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.
N. Reconvene Open Session
O. Possible Action Items as a Result of Closed Session
P. Date of Next Meeting: October 23, 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