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October 25, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

Board of Trustees


Trinity Valley Community College

The Trinity Valley Community College Board of Trustees met in a regularly called session at 7:30 pm on Monday October 25, 2021, in the Board Room of the Orval Pirtle Administration Building with the following members present.

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

1.    Dr. Eason 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 Update
•    Terrell Health Science Center parking lot update
•    Next Board Meeting – November 22

4. Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. Day, for the board to approve the
    September 27, 2021, board meeting minutes.  Motion carried unanimously. 

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

6. The Title IX Annual Report was discussed.

7. Mr. Grant moved, seconded by Mr. Monk, for the board to form a committee
    with TVCC employees to conduct a feasibility study for the Kaufman 
    Regional Workforce Center. Mr. Raymond will visit with board members to 
    decide which board members will serve.  The board members will be 
    selected at the November board meeting. Motion carried unanimously.
 8. Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to authorize the
    contracting with EMA Engineering & Consulting for the Northwest Dorm 
    design work not to exceed $88,500.  Motion carried unanimously.

9. Mrs. Kimball moved, seconded by Mr. Hembree, for the board to approve 
    Carr Construction and Frentress Engineering as the vendors to rebuild the 
    Athens campus bridge reconstruction up to a maximum of $133,000 using 
    approved 2021-2022 operational budgeted funds. Motion carried  

10. The TVCC Board of Trustees Roles and Responsibilities Manual was
      discussed.  There will be further review and updates before adoption.

11. The Department of Education Program Review was discussed.

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

13. Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Mr. Day, for the board to convene to 
      executive session at 9:11 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. Mr. Stone 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 during executive session. 

16. Mr. Grant moved, seconded by Mrs. Kimball, to adjourn the meeting at 
      9:46 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 12:56:05 PM