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August 12, 2020 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 6:00 pm on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, via teleconference with the following members present.

Mr. Ray Raymond        Mr. David Monk        Mr. Ron Day
Mr. Jerry Stone            Mr. Steve Grant        Mr. Kenneth McGee
Mrs. Paula Kimball
Members not present:  Mr. Homer Norville, Dr. Charlie Risinger

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:
•    Faculty return next Monday and will have virtual in-service activities.
•    Graduation has been canceled, but we are conducting a virtual graduation ceremony on August 20, at 7:00 pm.
•    Classes will begin August 24 all on-line except for workforce and/or required face-to-face instruction meeting the CDC guidelines.
•    Student services are continuing to operate remotely.
•    Next board meeting will be on August 24.

4.  The FY 2020-2021 budget was reviewed and discussed.  The final budget 
      will be approved at the August 24, 2020 board meeting.

5.  Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, for the board to approve the 
     placement of the tax rates on a future agenda as follows:
     To retain the current tax rate of $.13854 for the regular tax district and retain 
     $.05 for the Palestine branch campus maintenance tax district to support 
     the FY 2020-2021 budget, and to hold a public hearing on a future agenda 
     prior to adoption of the tax rates at the same meeting.  Motion carried 
6.  Mr. Grant moved, seconded by Mr. McGee, for the board to convene to  
     executive session to discuss personnel in accordance with Govt. Code 
     551.074 at 6:45 pm.  Motion carried unanimously.
    a. President’s Evaluation.

7.  Mr. Grant moved, seconded by Mr. Stone, for the board to return from 
     executive session at 7:18 pm.  Motion carried unanimously.

 8. Mr. Monk moved, seconded by Mr. Day for the board to postpone the
     completion of the President’s Evaluation until the August 24, 2020 board 

    Motion carried unanimously.    

9. Mr. Kimball moved, seconded by Mr. McGee, to adjourn the meeting at 
    7:24 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:
9/28/2022 1:07:54 PM