FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Contact Bethany Kendrick

Director Public Relations

Labette Community College

620-820-1280

 

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.

 

The Board:

 

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.