AUGUST 13, 2002
A special meeting and work session of the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board was scheduled to be held at 6:30 p.m. at Paradise Valley Community College, 18401 N. 32nd Street, Studio Theatre in M-Building, Phoenix, AZ 85032 pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02, notice having been duly given.
Nancy Stein, President
Ed Contreras, Secretary (arrived 6:45 p.m.)
Linda B. Rosenthal, Member
Gene Eastin, Member
Donald R. Campbell, Member
Susan McRae for Stan Grossman
Corina Gardea Gene Giovannini
Nick Balich (absent)
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 6:35 p.m. by President Nancy Stein.
I. SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
A-1. Human Resources and Administration - Timetable for and Resolution Requesting Issuance of Revenue Bonds
Brief discussion and questions regarding the issuance and use of the Revenue Bonds.
Proceed from the issuance of revenue bonds would provide funding for two projects:
1) The development of a Performing Arts Center (PAC) at South Mountain Community College, and
2) The implementation of a new Student Information System at all colleges and sites for use in admitting, registering, and recording all other student records data.
Of the total $15 million in revenue bonds proceeds, $6.5 is associated with the construction of the South Mountain Community College PAC. $8.0 million is dedicated towards the capital costs of implementing a new Student Information System from the software vendor, PeopleSoft. An amount not to exceed $500,000 is authorized for costs incurred in issuing the bonds, including rating agency fees, bond counsel fees, underwriting fees and various document preparation and printing costs.
MOTION NO. 9117 - Nancy Stein motioned to approve Human Resources and Administration Timetable for and Resolution Requesting Issuance of Revenue Bonds. Motion passed 4 - 0.
B-1. Human Resources - Consideration of Employment, Resignations, Retirements and Terminations
Brief discussion of addendum to Agenda Item - deletions and additions.
MOTION NO. 9118 - Nancy Stein motioned to approve Human Resources - Consideration of Employment, Resignations, Retirements and Terminations. Motion passed 5-0.
STRATEGIC CONVERSATION - "What Promotes Successful Learning and What Prevents It?: A Look at Student Retention"
The topics of the evening included: effective teaching, learning support, intake, continuing services, new student services, campus ecology, potential students and P-12 relationships.
NEXT BOARD MEETING
The next Governing Board Meeting will be a Regular Meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on August 27, 2002 at the District Office.
ADJOURNMENT Meeting concluded at 8:40 p.m.
Governing Board Secretary