LCC February Board Meeting Minutes


February 19, 2016
 

The Labette Community College Board of Trustees met for its regular meeting on Thursday, February 18, 2016, 5:30 p.m. in the Conference Room in the Student Success Center Building. The following is a summary of the meeting.

All Trustees were present for the meeting.

The Board:

Approved the Board agenda as presented;

Approved the January 21, 2016 meeting minutes as presented;

Bluffstone Update: Kelly Young was present and reported that they have financing and hope to close on the remaining homes on Main Street by the end of March; Bluffstone will provide the Board with a loan commitment letter;

Faculty Senate Report: Jack Burke had no report

Megan Thompson, SGA VP gave a short report;

Heard an Administrative Report on comparison of expenditures to the budget from Leanna Doherty;

Dr. Knox gave a short report on the PTK and the most recent President’s Meeting in Topeka;

Dr. Knox reported that LCC has been reaccredited for 10 years from the Higher Learning Commission. Our next reaccreditation will be in 2025-2026.

Dr. Knox reported that the former Bank of Parsons building was closed on this week; the administration has been discussing moving the library to that location and creating an event center space where the library is currently located.

Mrs. Zetmeir moved to approve obtaining bids for renovations to the bank building to be made into the library. Mr. McReynolds seconded and motion carried 5-1. Mr. Howerter voted against.

Executive Session for the purpose of discussing non-elected personnel to protect the interests of the individuals to be discussed.

Mrs. Zetmeir moved to recess into executive session at ____5:50pm_____________(time)for __15_____minutes for the purpose of discussing personnel matters of nonelected personnel.

The Board will return to open meeting at ____6:05pm_________________ in this room. Mr. McReynolds seconded and motion carried 6-0.

The executive session is required to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed.

Executive Session for the purpose of discussing non-elected personnel to protect the interests of the individuals to be discussed.

Mrs. Zetmeir moved to recess into executive session at ____6:07pm_____________(time)for __10_____________minutes for the purpose of discussing personnel matters of nonelected personnel.

The Board will return to open meeting at ____6:17pm_________________ in this room. Mr. McReynolds seconded and motion carried 6-0.

The executive session is required to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed.

Reopened into open session with no action on the evaluation of the College President;

Reviewed the tuition and fees for 2016-2017; action will be taken at the March meeting;
Reviewed Policy 3.01 Curriculum and Policy 4.081 Student Grievance; action will be taken in March;

Approved Policy 3.08 Library Internet Usage, Policy 3.09 Library Copyright and Policy 3.10 Library Challenged Materials;

Approved the Program Review: Graphic Design as presented and requested to review the program again in two years;

Approved the Program Review: Office Technology as presented;

Approved the following courses:
Fundamentals in Dental Assisting, 2 credit hours
Infection Control for Dental Practices, 2 credit hours
Dental Materials I, 4 credit hours
Chairside Assisting I, 4 credit hours
Dental Radiology I, 3 credit hours
Dental Anatomy, 2 credit hours
Anatomy for Dental Assistants, 1 credit hour
Dental Health Education, 2 credit hours
Dental Science, 2 credit hours
Clinical Experience I, 4 credit hours
Chairside Assisting II, 3 credit hours
Dental Practice Management, 3 credit hours
Clinical Experience II, 3 credit hours

Approved the payment of bills;

Public Comment:
Raven Martinez addressed the board about some expenditures;

Colleen Williamson asked the board about skipping over item V.B; there was no action taken on that item;

Glen Foss addressed the board with questions regarding the reaccreditation, the LCC was reaccredited for the maximum of 10 years;

Reminded of the next Board meeting date of Thursday, March 10, 2016; 5:30 p.m., Conference Room 1, Student Success Center.

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