NOVEMBER 26, 2002
An executive session and regular meeting of the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board was 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.
Nancy Stein, President
Ed Contreras, Secretary
Linda B. Rosenthal, Member
Gene Eastin, Member
Donald R. Campbell, Member
Ken Atwater - Dr. Kay Martens
CALL TO ORDER
The executive session meeting was called to order at 5:35 p.m. by President Nancy Stein.
The Governing Board met in executive session, notice having been previously given.
The executive session meeting adjourned at 6:00 p.m.
The regular meeting was called to order at 6:35 p.m.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Don Campbell led the assembly in the pledge of allegiance to the United States of America.
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
Linda Rosenthal - attended a murder mystery fundraiser for United Way at Paradise Valley Community College, also attended the 40th Anniversary Community Celebration at the Skill Center.
Don Campbell - attended the League of Innovation Conference in Long Beach, Ca (Nov. 11-20, 2002). Many employees from Estrella Mountain Community College and Mesa Community College attended also. Next year the Conference will be here at Estrella Mountain Community College and Mesa Community College.
He also attended and participated with the doctoral dissertation of (Dr.) Brian Johnson.
Gene Eastin and Ed Contreras had no reports.
Nancy Stein - Thanked Teresa Toney and her team for the presentation at the Nov. 12, 2002 Governing Board Work Session and also Dr. Rufus Glasper as the facilitator.
On Nov. 18 she attend a Mexican folklore at the District. Also on Nov. 22nd attended the 1st Introduction to Student Services Seminar at Scottsdale Community College.
Dr. Fred Gaskin announced that this would be Stan Grossman's last Governing Board meeting (has a conflict on Dec. 10th) as he is retiring from the Skill Center. Stan will start working 49% at Rio Salado Community College.
Dr. Gaskin emphasized his stand on diversity and his diversity message that is part of the board agenda tonight will be distributed to all employees on Monday, December 2, 2002.
There was no report.
FACULTY EXEC COUNCIL REPORT
There was no report.
EMPLOYEE GROUP REPORTS
Dr. Rufus Glasper explained the purpose of having each employee group salary proposal present their point of view and requests.
Dianne Johns gave a PowerPoint presentation regarding the medical insurance proposals for 2003-04. (Options attached)
Each of the employee groups gave their salary proposal presentations. (FY04 Meet and Confer Policy Group Requests Summary attached.)
There were no reports.
STUDENT GOVERNMENT REPORT
Students from Phoenix College Student Forum - Leonard Montez-Bailee; Michelle Dimuria; and Anna Michelle presented the Governing Board, Dr. Fred Gaskin and Pete Kushibab a gift basket and thanked them for their support and help. They also discussed some of the things they have done to help the community over the past semester. Also thanked their President Corina Gardea for her support.
Maria Nickels from GWCC thanked the Board for their support and invited them to attend the GWCC Associated Student Council celebration "Uniting for the Holidays" on Dec. 4, 2002
STATE BOARD REPORT
There was no report.
Linda Rosenthal stated they met on Nov. 16th and reviewed and approved several technical corrections to be approved by Legislature. The group also reviewed the election results and discussed the A.S.R.S. and heard Jack Jewitt speak regarding Changing Directions by the AZ Board of Regents.
There was no report.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Stan Grossman stated he will be receiving the Human Services Award from the City of Phoenix on 12/10/02.
The Skill Center has received recognition from the Department of Labor for their work in affirmative action.
Steve Helfgot announced that MCCCD has received 17 awards from the National Council of Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) - 6 gold; 4 silver and 7 bronze.
APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
President Stein requested a motion to approve the agenda.
MOTION NO. 9133
Don Campbell moved that the Governing Board agenda be approved. Motion approved 5-0.
CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT AGENDA
President Stein asked for any requests to remove items from the Consent Agenda.
Gene Eastin requested B-2 and D-10 be removed. Rufus Glasper requested that C-1 be removed. Anna Solley requested that D-5 be removed. Steve Helfgot requested that E-1 and E-5 be removed and then withdrew the request.
MOTION NO. 9134
Linda Rosenthal motioned the Consent Agenda be approved with the exception of B-2, D-10, C-1, and D-5. Motion approved 5-0.
The following items are included in the Consent Agenda
(V.A-1) APPROVAL OF MINUTES - of the October 8, 2002, Strategic Conversation, and the October 22, 2002 regular Governing Board meeting.
(V.B-1) APPROVAL AND ADOPTION - of the Proposed Amendments to the Governance Process Board Operations.
(V.C-2) APPROVAL OF THE RATIFICATION OF SETTLEMENT OF PENDING CLAIM - Pennacchio vs. MCCCD.
(V.C-3) APPROVAL OF THE RATIFICATION OF SETTLEMENT OF PENDING CLAIM - Gorospe vs. MCCCD.
(V.D-1) APPROVAL OF CURRICULUM SUMMARY, including course proposals and program proposals.
(V.D-2) APPROVAL OF GRANT from the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Hispanic Serving Institutions Assisting Communities (HSIAC) to Phoenix College for Career Training and Employment Program.
(V.D-3) APPROVAL OF GRANT to KJZZ from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Community Service Grant.
(V.D-4) APPROVAL OF GRANT to KBAQ from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Community Service Grant.
(V.D-6) APPROVAL OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT between Maricopa County Community College District/Maricopa Skill Center (MSC) and City of Phoenix/Neighborhood Services for Home Maintenance Workshops.
(V.D-7) APPROVAL OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT between GateWay Community College and the Scottsdale Unified School District, Cisco Local Academy.
(V.D-8) APPROVAL OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT between GateWay Community College and the Deer Valley Unified School District, Cisco Local Academy.
(V.D-9) APPROVAL OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT between GateWay Community College and the Peoria Unified School District, Cisco Local Academy.
(V.E-1) APPROVAL OF THE UTILITIES EASEMENT for Baseball Fields Electrical Improvements at Phoenix College.
(V.E-2) APPROVAL OF THE CONTRACT AWARD for Remodeling in "A" Building at GateWay Community College.
(V.E-3) APPROVAL OF THE CONTRACT AWARD for new Monument Signage at GateWay Community College.
(V.E-4) APPROVAL OF THE LEASE of Vacant Land at GateWay Community College.
(V.E-5) APPROVAL OF CONTRACT AWARD for Sewer Receptor at GateWay Community College.
(V.E-6) CONTRACT AWARD for Resurfacing of Running Tracks at Mesa Community College and Glendale Community College
MOTION NO. 9135
There was discussion on the approval of several Emeritus Status award recipients. Gene Eastin motioned to approve V.B-2 with the exception of Sara Withgott and Matthew J. Wozniak. Motion approved 5-0
Dr. Fred Gaskin asked to approve V.B-2 contingent upon the review and corrections via Dr. Larry Christiansen and himself.
Motion approved 5-0.
(V.B-2) CONSIDERATION AND APPROVAL of award of Emeritus Status - Mesa Community College Faculty.
MOTION NO. 9136
Dr. Rufus Glasper reviewed additions and deletions to V.C-1.
Linda Rosenthal motioned to approve V.C-1. Motion approved 5-0.
(V.C-1) CONSIDERATION OF EMPLOYMENTS, RESIGNATIONS, RETIREMENTS AND TERMINATIONS.
MOTION NO. 9137
Dr. Anna Solley asked that the Board approve V.D-5 with the change to "principal will be responsible for all day-to-day activities and report mainly to South Mountain Community College President with contact to the Phoenix College President".
Linda Rosenthal motioned to approve V.D-5 with the change. Motion approved 5-0.
(V.D-5) APPROVAL TO ESTABLISH, ADMINISTER AND MAINTAIN the Teacher Preparation Charter High School (TPCHS) to the existing Isaac Charter High School with the AZ State Board.
MOTION NO. 9138
Discussion with Dr. Linda Thor and Dr. Larry Christiansen regarding the courses in V.D-10 and why they were being taken from Rio Salado Community College and given to Mesa Community College.
Dr. Donald Campbell motioned approval of V.D-10. Motion approved 5-0.
(V.D-10) APPROVAL OF NEW COURSE FEES for 02-03 FY, Mesa Community College.
(VI.A-1) ADOPTION OF THE PROPOSED Annual Board Planning Cycle Executive Duties and Responsibilities.
Dr. Rufus Glasper discussed this proposed amendment to the Governing Board's Executive Duties and Responsibilities policy. This will make the policy more readable and remove any reference for agreements requiring State Board approval.
(VII. A.) Budget Analysis Report Summary
Fund 1 - General Unrestricted Fund
For the Fiscal Year Ended October 31, 2002
Dr. Rufus Glasper stated this report was for fiscal year period 10/31/02 and that there were no material changes. 27.6% of the budget has been expended so far this year as compared to 28.8% at the same time last year. This is the second of the monthly reports.
NEXT BOARD MEETING
The next Governing Board Meeting will be a regular meeting at the District on December 10, 2002.
The meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.
Governing Board Secretary