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Board of Trustees Minutes 08.22.2016

 Trinity Valley Community College
The Board of Trustees of Trinity Valley Community College met in regular session at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2016 in the Board Room of the Orval Pirtle Administration Building, Athens, Texas with the following members present.
Mr. Ray Raymond             Mrs. Paula Kimball            Mr. Kenneth McGee
Mr. Jerry Stone                  Mr. Ron Day                        Mr. Steve Grant
Mr. David Monk                 Dr. Charlie Risinger
1.    Mr. Grant opened the meeting with prayer.
2.    There were no comments from the public.
3.    The following topics were discussed in the President’s Report. 
  • Fall enrollment
  • In-Service August 25th
  • Reception Honoring Dr. King 3:30 – 5:30 pm foyer of Administration Building – August 25th
  • First football game August 27th
  • Classes begin August 29th
  • September 12th – Second Tax Rate Hearing
  • September 26th – Board Meeting & Adopt Tax Rate
 4.    Mrs. Kimball moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, that the minutes of the July 25, 2016 regular board meeting and the August 10, 2016 meeting be approved.  Motion carried unanimously.
5.    Mr. McGee moved, seconded by Mr. Day, the board approve the business, financial, and investment reports for July, 2016.  Motion carried unanimously.
6.    Mr. Raymond asked if there were any public comments on the proposed tax rate of 0.13567 for 2016-17.  Hearing none, Mr. Raymond closed the public hearing.
7.    Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. McGee, the Board approve the college FY16-17 budget.  Motion carried unanimously.
8.    Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Mr. Day, the Board approve personnel matters as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.
9.    Mr. McGee moved, seconded by Dr. Risinger, the Board approve Inceptia as the student loan default aversion services for 2016-17.  Motion carried unanimously.
10.  Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, the board put into place a new policy regarding contracts for non-faculty positions.  Effective  September 1, 2016 all new employees, excluding faculty, will no longer receive contracts.  Motion carried unanimously.
11.  Mr. Grant moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, the Board approve PEAT (Public Educators Association of Texas) as the 2016-17 Auto, Liability, & Property Insurance Provider.  Motion carried unanimously.
12. Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Mr. Day, the Board convene to executive session at 8:31 pm to discuss real property/personnel in accordance with Texas Government Code Section 551.072 and 551.074. Motion carried unanimously.
13.  Mr. McGee moved, seconded by Mr. Day, the Board return from executive session at 9:05 pm.  Motion carried unanimously.
14.  Mrs. Kimball moved, seconded by Mr. McGee, the Board hire Dr. Wendy Elmore as the Vice President of Instruction.  Motion carried unanimously.
15.  Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Mr. Monk, the board adjourn the meeting at 9:08 pm.  Motion carried unanimously.
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8/23/2016 1:06:52 PM