August 30, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes Skip to content

Minutes

Font Size:

August 30, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

Board of Trustees

Print

Trinity Valley Community College

The Trinity Valley Community College Board of Trustees met in a regularly called session at 7:30 pm on Monday August 30, 2021, in the Board Room of the Orval Pirtle Administration Building with the following members present.

Mr. Ray Raymond        Mr. Ron Day            Mr. David Monk
Mr. Jerry Stone        Mr. Steve Grant        Dr. Charlie Risinger
Mr. Michael Hembree    Dr. Terry Eason        Mrs. Paula Kimball
        
Members not present:  

1.    Mrs. Kimball opened the meeting with prayer.

2.    There were no public comments.  

3.    Mr. Day moved, seconded by Mr. Monk, to open the public hearing at 7:35 PM on the proposed tax rate of $0.136050 for the regular tax district. and $0.05 for the Palestine branch campus maintenance tax district to support the 2021-22 budget.  Motion carried unanimously.

4.    Mr. Raymond asked if there were any public comments.  Hearing no comments, Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Mr. Grant, to close the public hearing at 7:36 PM.  Motion carried unanimously.

5.    Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, for the board to set the tax rate at $0.136050 for the regular tax district.  Motion carried unanimously.

THIS TAX RATE WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE.  THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 8.00 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $-2.49.

6.    Mr. Grant moved, seconded by Mrs. Kimball, for the board to set the tax rate at $0.05 for the Palestine branch campus maintenance tax district.  Motion carried unanimously.

THIS TAX RATE WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S RATE.  THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.87 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $0.00.

7.    Mr. Hembree moved, seconded by Mr. Monk, for the board to approve the college FY 2021-2022 Budget.  Motion carried unanimously.

8.    Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Mr. Day, for the board to approve the Terrell Health Science Center interior and exterior remediation.  Motion carried unanimously.  
In addition, Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. Hembree, for the board to 
seek legal counsel for contractor warranty for the repairs noted in the 
remediation.  Motion carried unanimously.

9.  The following topics were discussed in the president’s report:
•    Fall Semester Update
•    COVID-19 Update
•    Financial Aid Audit/Review
•    Goals & Initiatives for 2021-2022
•    Next Board Meeting – September 27 

10. Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Mr. Grant, for the board to approve the
     July 14, 2021, the July 26, 2021, and the August 11, 2021, board meeting 
     minutes.  Motion carried unanimously. 

11. Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to approve the
      business, financial, and investment reports for June 2021.  Motion carried 
      unanimously.

12. Mrs. Kimball moved, seconded by Mr. Grant, for the board to approve 
     the Fall 2021 Adult and Continuing Education schedule and associated   
     fees as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
13. Dr. Eason moved, seconded by Dr. Risinger, for the board to approve 
      Public Educators Association of Texas (PEAT) as the 2021-2022 auto, 
      liability, and property insurance provider.  Motion carried unanimously.

14. Mr. Grant moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, for the board to approve the
      personnel updates as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

15. Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Dr. Risinger, for the board to convene to 
      executive session at 8:50 PM, to discuss personnel in accordance
      with Govt. Code 551.074
a.     President’s Evaluation
     Motion carried unanimously.


16. Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Mr. Grant, for the board to return from
      executive session at 10:06 PM.  Motion carried unanimously.

17. Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to approve the 
      following personnel action.


1)    Extend Dr. King’s contract for the 2021-2022 year, effective
September 1, 2021, at an annual salary of $242,000.

Motion carried unanimously.


18. Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Mr. Day, to adjourn the meeting at 10:08 
      PM.  Motion carried unanimously.


____________________________        ___________________
Submitted By Jerry King, President        Date

____________________________        ___________________
Approved Board Chair                Date

____________________________        ___________________
Approved Board Secretary                Date
 

Posted Date:
9/19/2022 12:55:51 PM