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Board of Trustees Minutes - November 28, 2016

 Trinity Valley Community College
  
The Trinity Valley Community College Board of Trustees met in regular session at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016 in the Board Room of the Orval Pirtle Administration Building in Athens, with the following members present:
 
Mr. Ray Raymond             Mrs. Paula Kimball            Mr. Ron Day          
Mr. Jerry Stone                 Mr. Steve Grant                Mr. Homer Norville
Dr. Charlie Risinger           Mr. Ken McGee                Mr. David Monk
         
1.  Mr. Day opened the meeting with prayer.
 
2.  There were no public comments.
 
3.  Marlin Smith of Smith, Lambright & Associated, P.C. presented the 2016 annual audit report.
 
4. The following topics were discussed or reviewed in the President’s report:
 
·       SACSCOC Reaffirmation Update
·       Dallas Christmas Parade – December 3rd – 10:00 AM
·       Athens Christmas Parade – December 3rd – 6:00 PM
·       Christmas Luncheon December 20th – 11:30 – 1:00 PM
·       Graduation – Tuesday December 20th – 6:00 PM
·       Heart of Texas Bowl Game at Copperas Cove – December 3 at 11:00 AM
·       Next regularly scheduled board meeting – January 23rd
 
5. Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Mr. Norville, the minutes to the October 24, 2016 Board Meeting be approved.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
6. Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Mr. Grant, the Board approve the business, financial and investment reports for October 2016.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
7. Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. McGee, the Board approve the 2017 Spring & Summer Continuing & Workforce Education Class Schedule.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
8. Mr. Day moved, seconded by Mr. McGee, the Board approve the 2016 ad valorem tax roll levy amounts.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
9. Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, the Board approve TASB policy update No. 31 and other local policy updates as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
10. Mr. McGee moved, seconded by Mr. Norville, the Board approve a resolution supporting proposed legislation to increase the number of members on a Texas community college board.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
11. Mr. Grant moved, seconded by Mrs. Kimball, the Board approve the personnel matters as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
12. Mr. Day moved, seconded by Mr. McGee, the Board convene to executive session to discuss real property in accordance with Govt. Code  551.072 at 8:31 pm.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
     1)   Discuss the possible purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property located at 1551 State Highway 34 South, Terrell, Texas owned by the City of Terrell.
 
     2)   Discuss the possible purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property known as the City Park and Emergency Operations Center owned by the City of Athens.
 
     3)  Discuss the possible purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property in Palestine, Texas.
 
13. Mrs. Kimball moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, the Board return from executive session at 9:13 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.
                         
14. Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. Day, the Board approve the Contract for Sale of Real Property between the City of Terrell and Trinity Valley Community College.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
15. Mr. McGee moved, seconded by Mr. Grant, the Board approve the agreement to purchase real property owned by the City of Athens  known as the City Park and Emergency Operations Center.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
16. Mr. McGee moved, seconded by Dr. Risinger, to adjourn the meeting 9:19 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
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Posted Date:
11/30/2016 9:15:53 AM

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