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July 25, 2022 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 6:00 pm on Monday July 25, 2022, in the Board Room of the Orval Pirtle Administration Building with the following members present.

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

1.    Mr. Monk opened the meeting with prayer.

2.    There were no public comments. 

3.    The 2022-2023 budget proposal was reviewed and discussed.

4.    The following topics were discussed in the president’s report:
•    Summer Graduation – August 12 at 10 am in the Cardinal Gym
•    Murchison Foundation Grant Award
•    Texas Workforce Commission Grant Award
•    Special Board Meeting – Monday August 15 at 6 p.m.
•    Next regularly scheduled board meeting – August 29 at 7:30 p.m.

5.    Dr. Eason moved, seconded by Dr. Gautreaux, for the board to approve
the June 27, 2022, board meeting minutes.  Motion carried unanimously. 

6.  Mr. Hembree moved, seconded by Mr. Monk, for the board to approve the
     business, financial, and investment reports for May 2022.  Motion carried 
     unanimously.

7.  Mr. Day moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to approve the
     photocopier lease agreement as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

8. Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. Hembree, for the board to approve the
    easement request by Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative. Motion carried 
    unanimously.  
  
9. Dr. Gautreaux moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to approve the 
    easement and right of way request by Oncor.  Motion carried unanimously.

10. Mr. Grant moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to approve 
      the renewal of Region 7 Education Service Center Purchasing Cooperative 
      Interlocal Agreement.  Motion carried unanimously.

11. Mr. Day moved, seconded by Dr. Gautreaux, for the board to approve the
      workers compensation insurance policy plan for the next 5 years as
      presented. Motion carried unanimously.

12. Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to table the 
      internet service replacement for the Athens campus proposal.  Motion
      carried unanimously.

13. Dr. Eason moved, seconded by Dr. Gautreaux, for the board to approve 
      the personnel updates as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

14. Mr. Day moved, seconded by Mr. Monk, for the board to convene to 
      executive session at 7:02 pm pursuant to Texas Government Code 
      551.071: Meet with college’s attorney to receive legal advice about:
      (a) Pending or contemplated litigation
      (b) A settlement offer
      (c) 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 Texas
           Government Code
      Motion carried unanimously.

15. Mr. Day moved, seconded by Mr. Hembree, for the board to return from 
     executive session at 7:16 pm.  Motion carried unanimously.

16. Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. Hembree, for the board to approve the
      settlement offer regarding TVCC Health Science Center and give the 
      college president the authority to sign any necessary documentation
      related to same, and to negotiate the terms of same documentation in 
      coordination with the college’s attorney.  Motion carried unanimously.

17. Dr. Risinger moved, seconded by Dr Eason, to adjourn the meeting at 
      7:18 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 12:57:23 PM