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August 29, 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 7:30 pm on Monday August 29, 2022, 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. Clayton Gautreaux
Mr. Michael Hembree    Dr. Terry Eason        
        
Members not present:      Dr. Charlie Risinger

1.    Dr. Eason opened the meeting with prayer.

2.    There were no public comments.  

3.    Mr. Raymond opened the public hearing at 7:39 PM on the proposed tax rate of $0.115490 for the regular tax district and $0.04760 for the Palestine branch campus maintenance tax district to support the 2022-        23 budget.  

4.    After hearing no public comments, Mr. Raymond closed the public hearing at 7:40 PM.  

5.    Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, for the board to set the tax rate at $0.115490 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 $-20.56.

6.    Mr. Grant moved, seconded by Dr. Gautreaux, for the board to set the tax rate at $0.04760 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 8.00 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $-2.40

7.  The following topics were discussed in the president’s report:
•    Fall Semester Update and enrollment was presented by Dr. Kristin Spizzirri
•    NW Dorm renovation is completed with minor cosmetic items still in progress.  
•    Next Board Meeting – September 26th 

8.  Mr. Hembree moved, seconded by Mr. Day, for the board to approve the
     the July 25, 2022, and the August 15, 2023, board meeting minutes.  Motion 
     carried unanimously. 

9.   Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to approve the
      business, financial, and investment reports for June 2022.  Motion carried 
      unanimously.

10. Mr. Stone moved, seconded by Mr. Day to name a board president search 
      committee consisting of Mr. Hembree, Mr. Monk, Mr. Grant, and Dr.
      Eason.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
11. Dr. Gautreaux moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to approve 
      the 2022-23 Adult and Continuing Education schedule and associated
      fees.  Motion carried unanimously.

12. Mr. Hembree moved, seconded by Dr. Gautreaux, for the board to approve
     the Aramark Door, camp, and summer board rates for FY& 2022-2023 as 
     presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

13. Mr. Day moved, seconded by Mr. Hembree, for the board to approve Public
      Educators Association of Texas as the 2022-23 auto, liability, and property
      insurance provider as presented, but will evaluate other potential options 
      at a future meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

14. Dr. Gautreaux moved, seconded by Mr. Monk, for the board to approve 
      the proposal for the preliminary engineering services on the Kaufman 
      property by Frentress Engineering LLC, contingent upon donated funding.
      The surveying component of the proposal is approved. Motion carried 
      unanimously.

15. Mr. Hembree moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, for the board to recognize 
      that all TVCC board members have met their training requirements for the 
      2021-22 year as required by Education Code 61.1084.  Motion carried 
      unanimously.

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

17. Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Dr. Eason, to adjourn the meeting at 8:57
      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:
9/27/2022 9:39:58 AM