NOVEMBER 19, 2004
A special board meeting of the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board was scheduled to be held at 4:15 p.m. at the District Support Services Center in Tempe, Arizona, pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02, notice having been duly given.
Linda Rosenthal, President
Don Campbell, Secretary
Ed Contreras, Member (via teleconferencing)
Nancy Stein, Member
Scott Crowley, Member
I. SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
CALL TO ORDER
President Rosenthal called the Special Board Meeting to order at
1. APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION DECLARING THE RESULT OF, AND ADOPTING A CERTIFICATE OF RESULT OF, THE SPECIAL BOND ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 2, 2004; AND ORDERING THE RECORDING OF SUCH CERTIFICATE
Vice Chancellor Debra Thompson commented that the purpose of the Board Meeting today was in compliance with state statute that required the Board to canvass the votes cast on the Maricopa County Community College Proposition 401 referendum and certify the results. This meeting and these actions need to occur within 20 days of election.
She stated that within the information packets provided for the meeting today were the specific results of voting as provided by the Maricopa County Recorder. In summary the results were as follows:
1058 precincts were counted (100% of the total)
1,036,868 votes were counted
792,192 of the votes cast (76.4%) were in approval
244,676 of the votes cast (23.6%) were against the measure
Vice Chancellor Thompson recommended that the Board declare the result of and adoption of a certificate of result of this Special Bond Election on November 2, 2004 and order the filing of such certificate. With this action and the actual filing of the certificate, the Governing Board may carry out the purpose of the election.
MOTION NO. 9277
Dr. Don Campbell moved that the Board declare the result of and adopt a certificate of result of this Special Bond Election on November 2, 2004 and order the filing of such certificate. Motion approved 5-0.
President Rosenthal expressed appreciation to every single voter that voted in favor of this referendum. She stated that she interpreted the 76% approval as an affirmative reaction to what it is that the Maricopa County Community College District does and that we have a lot of work to do in the next ten years.
Mrs. Stein also expressed her appreciation to everyone who worked so hard on this effort.
The meeting concluded at 4:20 p.m.
Dr. Donald R. Campbell
Governing Board Secretary