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November 22, 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 November 22, 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    Mr. Ray Raymond        Dr. Charlie Risinger    
        
Members not present:  

1.    Mr. Stone opened the meeting with prayer.

2.    There were no public comments. 

3.    The following topics were discussed in the president’s report:
•    Aspen Institute Recognition of Achievement
•    Board of Trustees Luncheon will be done by campus and departments
•    TVCC Fall Graduation – December 16th at 10 and 2
•    Terrell Health Science Center parking lot update
•    VP of Information Technology selection process
•    December Board Meeting – December 14th
•    A reception honoring Paula Kimball will take place December 14. She is retiring from her position on the TVCC Board of Trustees, after serving for 26 years

4. Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Mr. Grant, for the board to approve the
    October 25, 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 September 2021. Motion
     carried unanimously.

6. Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Mr. Monk, for the board to approve the 
    granting of a 24-foot non-exclusive easement of record off Highway 31
    between TVCC, Larry Allen, Lowell Lyndon Wilkes III, and William Thomas
    Wilkes, Co-Trustees of the Rosemary Wilkes Revocable Trust and 
    Jacquelyn Jarvis Kilgo and Ruth Jarvis Murphy. Motion carried 
    unanimously.  

7. The TVCC Board of Trustees Roles and Responsibilities Manual was
     discussed. There will be further review and updates before adoption at a
     later date.


8.  Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Mr. Day, for the board to form a committee
    with TVCC employees to conduct a feasibility study for the Kaufman 
    Regional Workforce Center. The board members will consist of Mr. 
    Hembree, Mr. Grant, Dr. Risinger, and Dr. Eason. Motion carried 
    unanimously.

 9. The TVCC Board of Trustee redistricting process and schedule was 
     discussed. 

10. The Department of Education Program Review was discussed.

11. Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Mr. Monk, for the board to approve the
     Region 7 Education Service Center Purchasing Cooperative Interlocal 
     Agreement. Motion carried unanimously.

12. Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. Hembree, for the board to approve the 
      local board policies as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

13.Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Mr. Day, for the board to approve the 
     levy amounts as presented. Motion carried unanimously. 

14. Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to approve the 
      Electrical Lineman Program as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

15. Mr. Grant moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, for the board to approve
     issuing an “Order of Election” for May 7, 2022, for the election of a
     board member for District 6, 7, and District 9 with each to serve a
     6 year term.  Motion carried unanimously.

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

17. Mr. Hembree moved, seconded by Mr. Monk, for the board to convene to 
      executive session at 8:46 pm, with Texas Govt. Code 551.072 for the
      following purpose:

a)    Real property.

      Motion carried unanimously.


18. Mr. Grant moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, for the board to return from
      executive session at 9:18 pm. Motion carried unanimously.

19. No action was taken during executive session. 

20. Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Mr. Monk, to adjourn the meeting at 
      9:24 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 12:56:15 PM