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May 23, 2000
An executive session and regular meeting of the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board were scheduled to be held at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. respectively at the District Support Services Center, 2411 West 14th Street, Tempe, Arizona, pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.02, notice having been duly given.
Gene Eastin, President, Donald R. Campbell, Secretary, Nancy Stein, Member Ed Contreras, Member, Linda B. Rosenthal, Member
Phil Randolph for Raul Cardenas, Donna Schober for Phil Randolph, Mike Rooney for Bertha Landrum, Debbie Thompson for Rufus Glasper, Ron Bleed, Pete Kushibab, Gina Kranitz, Mary Vanis for Larry Christiansen, Kay Martens for John Cordova, Art DeCabooter, Stan Grossman,Anna Solley for Homero Lopez, J. Marie Pepicello, Carol Scarifiotti for Linda Thor, Christine Hall for Tessa Martinez Pollack Arnette Ward, Fred Gaudet
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m. by President Gene Eastin.
The Governing Board met in executive session, notice having been previously given.
The meeting recessed at 5:31 p.m.
The meeting reconvened at 6:32 p.m.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The assembly pledged their allegiance to the United States of America.
No citizens came forward.
Action Item B-1 was addressed at this time in the agenda. Action taken on this item is recorded under the Action Items section below.
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
Ed Contreras - no report
Nancy Stein reported that she attended the Our Town production at Paradise Valley Community College; the History Hall of Fame dinner, the American Indian Induction ceremony, the Excellence Under the Stars event, and a jazz clinic and jazz performance at Scottsdale Community College; and the Innovation of the Year award ceremony at Mesa Community College.
Don Campbell reported that he attended the graduation ceremony at Paradise Valley Community College.
Linda Rosenthal - no report
Gene Eastin - no report
There was no report.
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EMPLOYEE GROUP REPORTS
There was no report.
Marie Pepicello reported that the Phoenix College Lady Bear softball team won the national championship. She noted that the grade point average of the team is 3.25.
STUDENT GOVERNMENT REPORTS
There were no reports.
STATE BOARD REPORT
There was no report.
No report - there was no meeting held.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Stan Grossman reported that the Skill Center received the Appreciation for Outstanding Contributions and Support to the Collegian Technology Committee for 2000 from Skills USA Industrial Clubs of America. Mr. Grossman also reported that he has been appointed by the Governor to serve on the Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners.
APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
President Eastin requested a motion to approve the agenda.
MOTION NO. 8966
Linda Rosenthal moved that the Governing Board agenda be approved. Motion carried 5-0.
CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT AGENDA
President Eastin asked if there were any requests to remove items from the Consent Agenda. Donna Schober requested that item C-1 be removed from the Consent Agenda. Nancy Stein requested that items D-9 and D-12 be removed from the Consent Agenda.
The following items are included in the Consent Agenda:
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - of the April 25 and May 9, 2000 meetings. meetings.
(D-1) CONTRACT AWARD FOR A NEW PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT CHANDLER GILBERT COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Award a contract in the amount of $5,120,900.00 to Brycon Corporation for the construction of a new performing arts center at Chandler Gilbert Community College.
(D-2) CONTRACT AWARD FOR TRACK SURFACING AT PARADISE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Award a contract in the amount of $128,839.00 to General Acrylics, Inc. for running track surfacing at Paradise Valley Community College.
(D-3) PROPERTY SALE TO CITY OF MESA FOR A BUS BAY AND SHELTER AT MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Approve the A) sale of 1,552 square feet of property along Dobson road at Mesa Community College with a purchase price of $11,147.00; and B) forwarding the item for State Board action.
SELECTION OF 38 DISTRICT-WIDE ANNUAL SERVICES CONSULTANTS - Approve A) the selection 31 companies, as listed in the item, to provide consulting services on an as-needed basis in the categories identified, and B) forwarding the item for State Board approval.
(D-5) APPROVAL TO ENTER INTO A GROUND LEASE AGREEMENT FOR CAPITAL AND INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS AT THE WILLIAMS EDUCATION CENTER - Approve A) using a ground lease as a contractual agreement for a joint project with ASU East; b) authorizing a designee to negotiate, sign, and enter into a Ground Lease Agreement with a not-for-profit 501C3 (named after the section of the IRS tax code which allows their use) entity for the purpose of making capital and infrastructure improvements to residential and recreational property at the Williams Education Center. The Boards designee is authorized to take all appropriate actions to complete the negotiations and to enter into such related documents as needed, provided that the Business Services and district Legal Counsel have reviewed and approved the specific terms, conditions, and language of the Ground Lease. The boards designee also may negotiate and enter into any documents in connection with any approvals required or granted by the Federal Government; and C) proceeding with the capital improvement project described in this agenda item once all required documents are approved and signed.
(D-6) CONTRACT AWARD TO REMODEL CISCO LABS AT GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Approve awarding a contract in the amount of $155,000.00 to Hernandez Companies, Inc. to remodel the Cisco Labs in the Instructional Building at GateWay Community College.
CURRICULUM - Approve the curricula as submitted.
CURRICULUM DEGREES FOR YEAR 2000-2001 -Approve the Associate in Business (ABUS) General Requirements (GR) and Associate in Business (ABUS) Special Requirements (SR) for year 2000-2001.
CURRICULUM DEGREES FOR YEAR 2000-2001 - Approve the Associate in Business (ABUS) General Requirements (GR) and Associate in Business (ABUS) Special Requirements (SR) for year 2000-2001.
SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCOTTSDALE TOBACCO EDUCATION AND PREVENTION PROGRAM GRANT - Approve a grant to Scottsdale Community College from the Maricopa County Department of Health Services in the amount of $483,817 for the period of July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001.
FACULTY TRAINING FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE TECHNICIAN PROGRAMS - Accept a grant from the Intel Corporation to the Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center (MATEC) for $59,918.00. This project is supported by the Intel Corporation for Faculty Training for High School and Technical College Technician Programs.
CHILDRENS SPECIAL MILK PROGRAM GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Approve GWCCs Child Care Centers participation in the Childrens Special Milk Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Arizona State Board of Education. Program effective dates July 1, 2000 June 30, 2001.
CHILDRENS SPECIAL MILK PROGRAM PARADISE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEG - Approve an Intergovernmental Agreement between Paradise Valley Community College and the State Board of Education for the purpose of participating in the Childrens Special Milk Program.
LEASE OFFICE SPACE TO MILKEN FAMILY FOUNDATION AT PARADISE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Approve the lease of one office at PVCC to the Milken Family Foundation. The office lease term would begin on June 1, 2000 and conclude on June 30, 2001. The rental fee would be $1,580 per year plus $318 per year for a phone connection.
INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT: RIO SALADO COLLECT AND CITY OF PHOENIX HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT FOR ADULT BASIC EDUCATION AND ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES CLASSES FY 2000-2001 - Approve an Intergovernmental Agreement for $9,100 between Rio Salado College and the city of Phoenix. This agreement is for a continuation grant to provide Adult Basic Education and English for Speakers of Other Languages classes for two of the citys Human Service Center.
INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND DES DEPARTMENT OF CHILD CARE - Accept an Intergovernmental Agreement for $78,247 between Glendale Community College and the Arizona Department of Economic Security/Child Care Administration (DES/CCA) for the term July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001 to conduct the GCC/DES Academic Training Program.
CISCO INFRASTRUCTURE CONTRACT FOR THE NEW SMCC TECHNOLOGY CENTER AND STUDENT ENROLLMENT SERVICES BUILDING - Award the contract in the amount of $136,012.50 by Cisco Systems (State Contract #AZ01821-AB). This contract is for networking equipment to be used by South Mountain Community Colleges Technology Center and the Student Services Building (currently under construction).
MOTION NO. 8967
Linda Rosenthal moved that the Consent Agenda be approved with the exception of Items C-1, D-9, and D-12. Motion carried 5-0.
(B-1) RESOLUTION BY GOVERNING BOARD IN OPPOSITION TO TAXPAYER PROTECTION ACT OF 2000 - Adopt the resolution as presented in opposition to the Taxpayer Protection Act of 2000. Mr. Lunsford presented the item and discussed the possible serious implications to the district should the Act be placed on the ballot and passed.
MOTION NO. 8965
Linda Rosenthal moved that the Governing Board adopt the resolution as presented in opposition to the Taxpayer Protection Act of 2000. Motion carried 5-0.
PROPOSED GOVERNING BOARD POLICY AWARDING OF EMERITUS DISTINCTION -Adopt the policy for awarding of emeritus distinction as presented.
MOTION MOTION NO. 8968
Don Campbell moved the Governing Board adopt the policy for awarding of emeritus distinction as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
CONSIDERATION OF EMPLOYMENTS, RESIGNATIONS, RETIREMENTS AND TERMINATIONS - Donna Schober recommended that the employments, resignations, retirements and terminations be approved with the following changes: the educational institution listed for Marielena Delfin should be University of Florida, the educational institution for Linda Martin should be Chandler Gilbert Community College, and the separation date for Eugenia Fitzgerald should be December 31, 2000.
MOTION NO. 8969
Linda Rosenthal moved that the Employments, Resignations, Retirements and Terminations be approved with the following changes: the educational institution listed for Marielena Delfin should be University of Florida, the educational institution for Linda Martin should be Chandler Gilbert Community College, and the separation date for Eugenia Fitzgerald should be December 31, 2000. Motion carried 5-0.
(D-9) MCCCD/MOTORLA TRAINING PARTNERSHIP AT MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Approve the budget for fiscal year 2000-01 per the existing agreement between Motorola Inc. (Motorola University located at ASU Research Park) and the Maricopa County Community College District. Bill Holt responded to questions from Mrs. Stein regarding numbers of non-credit and credit students and the numbers of how many students continue on to other classes in the system.
MOTION NO. 8970
Linda Rosenthal moved that the Governing Board approve the budget for fiscal year 2000-01 per the existing agreement between Motorola Inc. (Motorola University located at ASU Research Park) and the Maricopa County Community College District. Motion carried 5-0.
CARL PERKINS III BASIC GRANT FOR FY 2000/01 FEDERAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FUNDING -Accept a grant in the amount of $825,105 from the State Board of Directors for Community Colleges in Arizona pending receipt of award announcement. Mike Rooney responded to questions from Mrs. Stein regarding how the grant funds are used by the colleges to assist students.
MOTION NO. 8971
Linda Rosenthal moved to accept a grant in the amount of $825,105 from the State Board of Directors for Community Colleges in Arizona pending receipt of award announcement. Motion carried 5-0.
(VI.A.) 2000/2001 Temporary Pay Rates
Temporary Employee Administrative Regulations
VII.A.) Budget Analysis Report Summary
Fund 1 - General Unrestricted Fund
For the Ten Months Ended April 30, 2000
NEXT BOARD MEETING
The next Governing Board meeting will be a Special Meeting and Work Session on June 13, 2000.
The meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m.