JANUARY 28, 1992
An executive session convened at 6:00 p.m., pursuant to A.R.S. 38431-.02, notice having been duly given.
A regular meeting of the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board was scheduled to be held at 7:00 p.m. at the District Support Services Center, 2411 West 14th Street, Tempe, Arizona.
Barbara Hitchcock, President, Roy C. Amrein, Member, Linda B. Rosenthal, Member, Donald R. Campbell, Member, M. Grant Christensen, Secretary
Paul A. Elsner, Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr., William Waechter, Dan S. Whittemore, Ron Bleed, Janice Bradshaw, Raul Cardenas, Larry Christiansen, John Cordova, Art DeCabooter, Stan Grossman, Myrna Harrison, Homero Lopez, Phil Randolph, Linda Thor, John Waltrip, Arnette Ward
ABSENT STATE BOARD
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by President Barbara Hitchcock.
President Hitchcock called for a motion convening an executive session, notice having been previously given.
MOTION NO. 7728
Linda B. Rosenthal moved that an executive session be convened. Motion carried 5-0.
The meeting recessed at 6:01 p.m.
The meeting reconvened at 7:00 p.m.
President Hitchcock recognized students from the following classes: Joe Ochap, Stacey Ayers, and Quentin Bogart.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
President Hitchcock requested a motion approving the minutes of the December 17, 1991 and January 14, 1992 meetings.
MOTION NO. 7729
Roy C. Amrein moved that the minutes of the December 17, 1991 and January 14, 1992 meetings be approved. Motion carried 5-0.
There was no report.
Dr. Elsner introduced Donna Schober, Executive Assistant to the Chancellor. DeDe Pearse presented a plaque honoring Sun Sounds as President Bush's 665th Point of Light.
STATE BOARD REPORT In Mr. Ullman's absence there was no report.
Mrs. Rosenthal reported on the January 18, 1992, meeting. A resolution endorsing the final report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Community College Financing was adopted. Mrs. Rosenthal noted that all of the Arizona community colleges have endorsed the report. The legislative platform was discussed and adopted.
Mrs. Rosenthal noted that the resignation of Donna Schober, Executive Director, was accepted with regret at the ACCA meeting and that the structure of the Arizona Community College Association is being reviewed prior to seeking a new Executive Director. Input from Arizona community college districts has been requested.
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
The Board members reported as follows:
1. Dr. Campbell commented on the student legislative conference at Glendale Community College. Dr. Campbell also participated in a forum at South Mountain Community College regarding the proposed tuition increase.
2. Roy C. Amrein - no report.
3. Dr. Christensen attended the Madrigal Feast at Mesa Community College and a special graduation ceremony for an international student from Venezuela, also at Mesa Community College. Dr. Christensen noted that he had just been notified by Howard Greenlee that a camera crew from TV Channel 10 would be taping President Bush's televised speech from a Mesa Community College Sociology 101 class and would be interviewing students following the President's message. The tape will be aired on Channel 10 at 9:00 p.m. this evening.
4. Linda B. Rosenthal attended the nursing graduation at Phoenix College, a Brown University theater presentation held at Scottsdale Community College, the Faculty Convocation, an open house at Rio Salado Community College Institute of Culture and Language Learning, and the student legislative conference at Glendale Community College.
5. Mrs. Hitchcock commented on the newsletter of the Japanese School, the Arizona Gakuen, distributed by the faculty president.
Betsy Hertzler noted that there would be a faculty presentation at the February Board meeting.
EMPLOYEE GROUP REPORTS
There were none.
STUDENT GOVERNMENT REPORT
Evelyn Shapiro, South Mountain Community College StudentAssociation President, thanked Dr. Campbell and Mr. Whittemore for participating in a forum about proposed tuition and fee increases. Students are concerned about the proposed tuition increase, registration fee, and transcript fees.
Aris Moffat, Glendale Community College, expressed appreciation to Dr. Campbell and Mrs. Rosenthal for their participation in the Second Annual Student Legislative Conference.
No one requested to speak during this portion of the meeting.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Approval of the agenda was recommended.
MOTION NO. 7730
Donald R. Campbell moved that the agenda be approved. Motion carried 5-0.
(B-1) CONSIDERATION OF EMPLOYMENTS, RESIGNATIONS, RETIREMENT, AND TERMINATIONS - William Waechter recommended approval of the personnel item with the deletion of one item on page 11, the appointment of David L. Diesen.
MOTION NO. 7731
Linda B. Rosenthal moved that the Governing Board approve the recommended employments, resignations, retirements, and terminations with the deletion of the appointment of David L. Diesen on page 11. Motion carried 5-0.
(B-2) MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATIVE/TECHNOLOGICAL POLICIES MANUAL 1991-93- Dr. Waechter recommended adoption of the modifications to the MAT Policy Manual to be effective immediately.
MOTION NO. 7732
Donald R. Campbell moved that the Governing Board adopt the modifications to the MAT Policy Manual to be effective immediately and to include an annualized salary increase of one-half of one percent for MAT employees for the current academic year (salary to be adjusted by three percent on May 14, 1992) and a three percent salary increase on July 1, 1992. Motion carried 5-0.
(C-1) MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE GUANAJUATO, MEXICO SUMMER SCHOOL - Dr. de los Santos Jr. recommended approval of a Guanajuato, Mexico Summer School for Mesa Community College. Mrs. Rosenthal noted that tuition will increase July 1, 1992.
MOTION NO. 7733
Donald R. Campbell moved that the Governing Board approve a Guanajuato, Mexico Summer School (Spanish, History, Sociology, and English) for Mesa Community College, during the Second Summer Session, 1992, for approximately thirty students and four instructors, coordination, articulation, and marketing to be provided by the Consortium for International Education. Motion carried 5-0.
(C-2)SECOND ADJUSTMENT TO TRAINING CENTER CONTRACT GRANT - Stan Grossman recommended approval of an increase in the maximum reimbursement ceiling for the Maricopa Skill Center Training Facility contract with the Arizona Department of Education, the increase to be $700,000. MOTION NO. 7734
Linda B. Rosenthal moved that the Governing Board approve an increase in the maximum reimbursement ceiling for the Maricopa Skill Center Training Facility contract with the Arizona Department of Education (ACE), the increase to be from $300,000 to $1,000,000, and for the contract period which ends June 30, 1992. Motion carried 5-0.
(C-3) INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT BETWEEN SCOTTSDALE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT - President DeCabooter recommended approval of an interagency agreement with Scottsdale Memorial Hospital for an evening nursing program at Scottsdale Community College. Dr. Campbell asked about the hospital costs, which are not indirect costs. Mrs. Hitchcock asked about scholarship provisions.
MOTION NO. 7735
Roy C. Amrein moved that the Governing Board approve an Interagency Agreement between the Maricopa County Community College District and Scottsdale Memorial Hospital to provide for joint funding of an evening nursing program at Scottsdale Community College. Motion carried 5-0.
(C-4) RIO SALADO SBDC GRANT - President Thor recommended acceptance of a Small Business Administration grant for $103, 983. Mrs. Hitchcock asked about business executives being utilized as instructors.
MOTION NO. 7736
Linda B. Rosenthal moved that the Governing Board accept a Small Business Administration continuation grant for $103,983. Motion carried 5-0.
(C-5) GATEWAY SBDC GRANT - President Randolph recommended acceptance of a Small Business Administration grant for $82,000.
MOTION NO. 7737
Donald R. Campbell moved that the Governing Board accept a Small Business Administration (SBA) continuation grant for $82,000. Motion carried 5-0.
(C-6) RIO SALADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE ADULT LITERACY AND JOB READINESS TRAINING FY 1991-92 - Linda Thor recommended that the Governing Board accept an Intergovernmental Agreement from the Arizona Department of Education/Adult Education Division in cooperation with the Arizona Department of Economic Security pending receipt of approved application to bring educational development to parents underprepared to compete in today's labor market.
MOTION NO. 7738
Roy C. Amrein moved that the Governing Board accept an Intergovernmental Agreement for $27,360 from the Arizona Department of Education/Adult Education Division in cooperation with the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES), pending receipt of approved application, to expand the current Adult Basic Education and English for Speakers of Other Languages Program through Rio Salado Community College for a specific target population and for the period of January 3, 1992 to June 30, 1992. Motion carried 5-0.
(C-7) RIO SALADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE AMENDMENT TO THE COUNTYWIDE ABE/ESL PROGRAM BUDGET FY 1991-92 - Linda Thor recommended acceptance of an amendment to the 1991-92 Countywide ABE/ESL Program budget in the amount of $53,000. Mrs. Hitchcock suggested that the second line of the justification might be rewritten more clearly as "...classes to adults (sixteen years of age or older)."
MOTION NO. 7739
M. Grant Christensen moved that the Governing Board accept an amendment to the 1991-92 Countywide ABE/ESL Program budget in the amount of $53,000 from the Arizona Department of Education/Adult Education Division, for the period of July 1, 1991 to June 30, 1992, to expand the existing services in the countywide program for Basic Skills and English for Speakers of Other Languages classes through Rio Salado Community College. Motion carried 5-0.
(C-8) PRIOR YEAR COMMITMENTS FOR FY ENDED 6/30/91 - Dan Whittemore recommended approval of the prior year commitments for FY ended 6/30/91.
Donald R. Campbell moved that the Governing Board approve the Prior Year Commitments for FY ended 6/30/91. Motion carried 4-1. Mrs. Rosenthal was opposed.
(C-9)VOUCHERS The following vouchers were submitted to the Board for its approval:
Payroll: 12/13, 12/13, 12/20/91, and 01/10/92
General: 10/28, 10/30, 11/01, 11/04, 11/06, 11/08, 11/13, 11/15, 11/18, 11/20, 11/22, 11/25, 11/27, 12/02, and 12/04/91
MOTION NO. 7741
M. Grant Christensen moved that the vouchers be approved. Motion carried 5-0.
The following information items were distributed to the Governing Board:
(D-1) BUDGET ANALYSIS REPORT
Mrs. Hitchcock asked about the Current Fixed Charges under II.
NEXT BOARD MEETING
The next meetings of the Governing Board will be as follows:
Tuesday, February 11, 1992 - 7:00 p.m. - Work/Study Meeting
Tuesday, February 25, 1992 - 7:00 p.m. - Regular Meeting
There being no further business for discussion, the meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m.
M. Grant Christensen