DECEMBER 15, 1992
An executive session convened at 6:00 p.m., pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.02, 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, M. Grant Christensen, Secretary, Roy C. Amrein, Member, Linda B. Rosenthal, Member, Donald R. Campbell, Member
Paul A. Elsner, Bertha Landrum for Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr., William Waechter, Dan 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
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. 7949
Donald R. Campbell moved that an executive session be convened. Motion carried 5-0.
The meeting recessed at 6:01 p.m
The meeting reconvened at 7:10 p.m.
President Hitchcock acknowledged Bertha Landrum representing Dr. de los Santos Jr. during his absence.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
President Hitchcock requested a motion approving the minutes of the November 24, 1992 meeting.
MOTION NO. 7950
M. Grant Christensen moved that the minutes of the November 24, 1992 meeting be approved. Motion carried 5-0.
Dr. Christensen recognized and thanked Mrs. Hitchcock for her service to the Maricopa County Community College District.
CHANCELLOR'S REPORT. Chancellor Elsner recognized Dr. de los Santos Jr. for being requested to serve on the committee to advise President-elect Clinton on the nature and direction for the U.S. Office for Education. Dr. Elsner also recognized Lyvier Conss, who is responsible for the training center for volunteerism in community colleges, for being asked to testify before Bill Clinton's transition team on public and community service. Dr. Elsner has been asked to fax a message to Bill Clinton's transition team regarding education. The District is continuing to work on the budget. He discussed the money that has been recaptured and the possible loss of tuition dollars. The Chancellor announced a public reception to be held in Barbara Hitchcock's honor in the Governing Board room January 12, 1993, at 4:30 p.m.
STATE BOARD REPORT. There was no report.
AADGB REPORT. There was no report, as there was no meeting.
FACULTY REPORT. There was no report.
EMPLOYEE GROUPS REPORT.There were no reports.
STUDENT GOVERNMENT REPORT.T here was none.
CITIZEN'S INTERIM. Herb Green, president of Scottsdale Community College part-time faculty, responded to an article in the Scottsdale Progress, in which he was quoted. He stated that he felt the article poorly edited and reported. President Hitchcock thanked him for coming forward.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA. Approval of the agenda was recommended.
MOTION NO. 7952
M. Grant Christensen moved that the agenda be approved. Motion carried 5-0.
(B-1) CONSIDERATION OF EMPLOYMENTS, RESIGNATIONS, RETIREMENT, AND TERMINATIONS - William F. Waechter recommended approval of the personnel item with a correction of Tom Brown's start date of 8/16/93 on page 2.
MOTION NO. 7953
Roy C. Amrein moved that the Governing Board approve the recommended employments, resignations, retirements, and terminations with the change made to page two of Tom Brown's start date to 8/16/93. Motion carried 5-0.
(B-2) BOARD POLICY/PART-TIME FACULTY
William F. Waechter recommended approval of the Board Policy/Part-Time Faculty. Dr. Campbell questioned where items listed in I.2. would be kept if not in individual employee files. Response was made that they would be kept in separate files. Linda B. Rosenthal noted the typographical errors in the document.
MOTION NO. 7954
Linda B. Rosenthal moved that the Governing Board approve the Board Policy/Part-Time Faculty. Motion carried 5-0.
(B-3) NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY
William F. Waechter recommended approval of the Nondiscrimination Policy.
MOTION NO. 7955
Roy C. Amrein moved that the Governing Board approve the recommended Nondiscrimination Policy. Motion carried 5-0.
(C-1) CURRICULUM - Bertha Landrum recommended approval of the curriculum. Discussion of the new format in which the curriculum item is presented was initiated by Dr. Christensen. It was recommended that the reasons for any changes note a page number of the item to be changed to provide easier reference.
MOTION NO. 7956
Linda B. Rosenthal moved that the curriculum be approved. Motion carried 5-0.
(C-2) MARICOPA COUNTY - JTPA TITLE III 60% FUNDS - Phil Randolph recommended approval of an amendment to an intergovernmental agreement between the EDWAA Center and Maricopa County for $391,895. Mrs. Hitchcock inquired what the initials, EDWAA, stood for and the purpose of the funds for this amendment. Mr. Tease explained that the EDWAA Center had already exceeded the number of clients it had already contracted for and the clients are dislocated workers because of the economy, not because of some shortfall in themselves as people. EDWAA stands for Economic Dislocated Workers Assistance Act. For the record, the EDWAA Center is housed at the Maricopa Skill Center because of space availability in that facility. It could also be housed at GateWay Community College, should space allow.
MOTION NO. 7957
Linda B. Rosenthal moved that the Governing Board approve an amendment to an intergovernmental agreement between the EDWAA Center and Maricopa County for JTPA Title III 60% Funds for $391,895. Motion carried 5-0.
(C-3) ARIZONA SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER NETWORK AND STATE OFFICE - Bertha Landrum recommended approval of acceptance of a negotiated contract in the amount of $2,157,734 between the Small Business Administration and Maricopa County Community College District. At this time Dr. Elsner recognized Donna Schober, Bertha Landrum, Phil Randolph and Linda Thor for their work in endeavor.
MOTION NO. 7958
Donald R. Campbell moved that the Governing Board approve a negotiated contract between the Small Business Administration and Maricopa County Community District. Motion carried 5-0.
(C-4) PRIOR YEAR COMMITMENTS FOR FY ENDED 6/30/92 - Approval of the prior year commitments for FY ended 6/30/92 was recommended.
MOTION NO. 7959
Donald R. Campbell moved that the Governing Board approve prior year commitments for FY ending 6/30/92. Motion carried 5-0.
(C-5) VOUCHERS - The following vouchers were submitted to the Board for its approval
Accounts Payable: 11/02/92, 11/04/92, 11/06/92, 11/09/92, 11/12/92, 11/13/92, 11/16/92, 11/18/92, 11/20/92
MOTION NO. 7960
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
Mr. Hitchcock questioned about the encumbered and unencumbered dollar lines in the report and what the purpose is of the large dollar amounts sitting in the unencumbered budget line not being used. Dan Whittemore provided explanation that keeping dollars in the unencumbered line "blocks" the money needed to help with budget constraints.
NEXT BOARD MEETINGS. The next meetings of the Governing Board will be as follows Tuesday, January 12, 1993 - 7:00 p.m. - Special and Work/Study Meeting
Tuesday, January 26, 1993 - 7:00 p.m. - Regular Meeting
There being no further business for discussion, the meeting adjourned at 8:02 p.m.
M. Grant Christensen