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Contact Bethany Kendrick
Director Public Relations
Labette Community College
LCC Holds September Board Meeting
The Labette Community College Board of Trustees met for its regular meeting on Thursday, September 13, 2012, 5:30 p.m. in the Conference Room on the second floor of the Student Union. The following is a summary of the meeting.
Trustee Zetmeir was absent from the meeting.
Approved the Board agenda as presented;
Approved the August 9, 2012 regular meeting minutes as presented;
Public Comment: Bob Brandenburg addressed the Trustees regarding the news of Joe Renfro taking a job at NEO in Miami, Oklahoma. He requested that the board and administration review the athletics structure and budget.
Introduced new employees: Alan Pommier, Math Instructor; Tammy Kimrey, Radiography Instructor; Kimi Dowling, PR/Graphic Design Specialist;
Had a short discussion then approved to authorize the lease purchase resolution;
Approved Policy 2.10 Alcoholic Beverages, 4.05 Residency, and 4.02 Educational Fees;
Reviewed Policy 2.11 Soliciting, Distributing Literature and Advertising on College Property, Policy 2.19 Child Protection, Policy 4.18 Drug Testing for Healthcare Students; and Policy 2.01 Nondiscrimination, no action taken;
Approved the Professional Staff Employment Letter for Connie Nance, Accounts Payable, Jennifer Harmon, Accounts Receivable Specialist, and Connie Adams, Finance and Operations Specialist;
Approved the payment of bills;
Faculty Senate had no report;
SGA gave a short report on upcoming events;
Heard an Administrative Report on comparison of expenditures to the budget from Leanna Newberry;
Dr. Knox gave a short report;
Public Comment: Joe Burke informed the Trustees about Cody Howell, a former LCC student who lost everything in a house fire and all the efforts that were being made to help him.
Reminded of the next Board meeting date of Thursday, October 11, 2012; 5:30 p.m., Conference Room, 2nd Floor of Student Union Building.