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September 27, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

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Trinity Valley Community College

The Trinity Valley Community College Board of Trustees met in a regularly called session at 7:30 pm on Monday September 27, 2021, in the Board Room of the Orval Pirtle Administration Building with the following members present.

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

1.    Dr. Risinger opened the meeting with prayer.

2.    There were no public comments.  

3.  The following topics were discussed in the president’s report:
•    2021 Fall Enrollment
•    COVID-19 Update – Dr. Helen Reid
•    SEM Presentation – Dr. Parnell and Dr. Spizzirri
•    Next Board Meeting – October 25 

4. Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to approve the
    August 30, 2021, board meeting minutes.  Motion carried unanimously. 

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

6. The Safety and Security Report was presented to the board.

7. Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Mr. Grant for the board to approve 
     the purchase of the SD-WAN solution provided by Windstream for the
     Athens, Terrell, Kaufman, and the Terrell HSC Campuses and ETEX Fiber 
     for the Palestine Campus as the internet service replacement.  Motion
     carried unanimously.
 
 8.  Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Mr. Grant, for the board to approve 
      The purchase of (CRM) Element 451 software program.  Motion carried 
      unanimously.

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

10. Mr. Hembree moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to approve
      Dr. King to use contingency funds for the cost involved in conducting the
      follow-up report from the DOE Title XIV Program Review – with prior 
      approval from the board budget committee.  Motion carried unanimously.

11. The TVCC Board Self Evaluation was discussed.  Dr. King asked the board 
      to review the Trustees Roles & Responsibilities Manual, and let him know
      of any suggested changes by October 11th. 

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

13. Dr. Eason moved, seconded by Mr. Hembree for the board to convene to 
      executive session at 9:02 pm, to discuss a legal matter in accordance
      with Govt. Code 551.071.
a.    Private consultation with the college’s attorney about pending or
Contemplated litigation, and/or on a matter in which the duty of
the attorney to the governmental body under the Texas Disciplinary
Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly
Conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Government Code.
      Motion carried unanimously.

14. Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to return from
      executive session at 9:45 pm.  Motion carried unanimously.

15. No action was taken. 

16. Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Mr. Grant, to adjourn the meeting at 
      9:48 pm.  Motion carried unanimously.


 


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Submitted By Jerry King, President        Date

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Approved Board Chair                            Date

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Approved Board Secretary                     Date
 

Posted Date:
9/19/2022 12:54:14 PM