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Board of Trustees Minutes - September 18, 2017

Trinity Valley Community College

 

The Trinity Valley Community College Board of Trustees met in regular session at 7:30 pm on Monday, September 18, 2017 in the Orval Pirtle Administration Building, Athens, with the following members present.

 

Mr. Ray Raymond              Mr. Ron Day                       Mr. David Monk

Mr. Jerry Stone                  Mr. Steve Grant                  Mrs. Paula Kimball

Mr. Homer Norville             Dr. Charlie Risinger            Mr. Kenneth McGee

 

  1. Mr. Stone opened the meeting with prayer.

 

  1. There were no public comments.

 

  1. The following topics were discussed in the president’s report
  • Fall enrollment
  • Next scheduled board meeting – October 23
  • ACCT Conference Las Vegas – September 25-28

 

  1. Mr. Norville moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, the board approve the August 28, 2017 board minutes.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Mr. Grant, the board award the Terrell parking lot repair to Construction Companies Group, LLC. Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Mr. McGee moved, seconded by Mrs. Kimball, the college set the tax rate for the college at 13.854 cents per $100 for the regular tax district.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

For the regular tax district:

 

THIS TAX RATE WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION THAN LAST YEAR’S RATE.  THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 8%, AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $10.26.

 

Mr. McGee moved, seconded by Mrs. Kimball, the college retain and set the tax rate for the college at $.05 per $100 for the branch campus maintenance tax district.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Mr. Day, the board approve the non-participation of employees in the State Employee Charitable Contribution Program CDDA (LOCAL) policy.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Mrs. Kimball moved, seconded by Mr. Norville, the board approve board policy changes as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. McGee, the board accept the proposal from American National Bank for the purchase of the Trinity Valley Community College Consolidated Fund Revenue Bond, Series 2017.  Motion carried, with Dr. Risinger abstaining.

 

  1. Mr. Grant moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, the board adopt an order authorzing the issuance of Trinity Valley Community College District Consolidated Fund Revenue Bond, Series 2017.  Motion carried, with Dr. Risinger abstaining.

 

  1. Mr. Day moved, seconded by Dr. Risinger, the board approve the personnel updates as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Mr. Monk to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 pm.  Motion carried unanimously

 

 

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Posted Date:
10/24/2017 12:56:13 PM

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