OHLONE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

Ohlone College

Room 1216

43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539

 

Minutes of Board Meeting

April 23, 2003 APPROVED

Page 1 of 7 Pages May 7, 2003

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Mr. Dan Archer, President

Mrs. Ruthe Foster, Vice President

Mr. John H. Weed, Secretary

Mr. Bob Brunton

Mr. Bill McMillin

Mr. Garrett Yee

Mr. Nick Nardolillo

Ms. Katherina Bui, Student Trustee Representative

 

MANAGEMENT

PRESENT: Dr. Floyd Hogue, President/Superintendent

Dr. James Wright, Vice President, Instruction

Dr. Lisa Waits, Vice President, Student Services

Mr. Lyle Engeldinger, Executive Dean of Human Resources

 

CLASSIFIED

SENATE: Mr. Patrick Lane

 

FACULTY SENATE

REPRESENTATIVE: Mr. Rob Smedfjeld

 

OPEN MEETING: Mr. Archer called the meeting to order at 6:32 p.m.

 

Mr. Archer led the pledge of allegiance.

The roll was called and all members were present except Mr. Brunton who arrived in closed session at 6:38 p.m. and Mr. Nardolillo who arrived at

6:40 p.m.

CLOSED SESSION: Time: 6:35 p.m.

 

RETURN TO

OPEN MEETING: Time: 8:01 p.m.

 

Report of Closed

Session Items:

1. Public Employee Appointments/Employments: Government Code Section

54957

 

a. (Attachment 1) Approval of Other Hourly Employees

 

b. (Attachment 2) Approval of Employment: Health Sciences Skills Lab Coordinator

 

c. (Attachment 3) Approval of Evening Supervisor Assignment: Faculty

 

Motion Approved Moved/Foster/Seconded/Weed/Passed to approve Items 1a through c.

A roll call vote was taken: Ayes: Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer.

Noes: 0; Abstain: 0; Absent: Brunton, Nardolillo.

 

2.                                          Conference with Labor Negotiator: Government Code Section 54957.6 Meeting with District Staff (Hogue and Engeldinger) and/or Negotiator (Zampi) RE: CSEA/UFO/SEIU/Negotiations/Settlement

 

a. The Board took no reportable action.

3. Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release: Government Code

Section 54957

a. The Board took action on the probationary release of a classified employee.

 

Motion Approved Moved/Weed/Seconded/Yee/Passed to approve the probationary release of a classified employee. A roll call vote was taken: Ayes: Brunton, Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer. Noes: 0; Abstain: 0; Absent: Nardolillo.

 

4. Public Employee Retirements/Resignations: Government Code Section

54957

 

There were no Retirements/Resignations on the Agenda.

 

5. Selection of President/Superintendent: Government Code Section 54957(b)(l)

 

The Board took no reportable action.

 

CONSENT

CALENDAR:

 

Mr. Yee requested that Item 11 be removed from the Consent Calendar for discussion.

 

6. Personnel Items

There were no reportable Personnel Items.

 

7. (Attachment 4) Approval of Accounts Payable Warrants:

 

Accounts Payable Warrants Issued: 57-026479 through 57-026686.

8. (Attachment 5) Approval of Minutes, Board Meeting, April 9, 2003

 

9. (Attachment 6) Ratification of Contract Education Agreements: Nummi; Owens Design, Inc.,

and Adjustments to the Budget

 

10. (Attachment 7) Ratification of Agreement: Carrie Christensen

 

Motion Approved Moved/Foster/Seconded/Brunton/Passed to approve Items 7 through 10. A roll call vote was taken: Ayes: Nardolillo, Brunton, Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer. Noes: 0; Abstain: 0; Absent: 0.

 

Communications from

the Audience Several Associated Students of Ohlone College (ASOC) distributed handouts of their proposed positions on the merging of EOPS and ASOC. The Students proposed that the EOPS Director be merged with the Director of Financial Aid,

and that the Director of Campus Activities and Recruitment be an independent position.

Ceremonial Items: None

 

11. (Attachment 8) Approval of Lease Agreement with Newark Unified School District

 

Mr. Yee requested a summarization of the services that were made for the

Ohlone Newark Center. Dr. Wright responded that the College will

maintain the following positions: ESL Classes, full-time secretarial position, One-Stop Career Center, and a full-time counselor. The Newark office will

be opened Monday through Thursday and closed on Friday.

 

Motion Approved Moved/Foster/Seconded/Brunton/Passed to approve the lease agreement with Newark Unified School District for the period August 1, 2003, through June 30, 2006, for a monthly rental fee of $14,104 to be adjusted by any future Community College Cost of Living Adjustments (COLAS). A roll call vote was taken: Ayes: Nardolillo, Brunton, Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer. Noes: 0; Abstain: 0; Absent: 0.

OTHER SCHEDULED

ITEMS:

 

12. (Attachment 9) Approval of Associate in Science Transfer Degrees: Engineering, Mathematics,

Chemistry, Geology, Physics

 

Dr. Wright commended Dr. Ron Quinta, Dean of Math, Science and Engineering, and the faculty for making it possible to receive an Associate in Science Transfer Degree in these courses. Dr. Wright advised that he has reviewed these new degree proposals and requests approval by the Board.

 

Motion Approved Moved/Weed/Seconded/Yee/Passed to approve the Associate in Science Transfer Degrees in Mathematics, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, and Geology and authorize the President/Superintendent to submit the new program applications to the California Community College Chancellor's Office for approval. Ayes: Nardolillo, Brunton, Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer. Noes: 0;

Abstain: 0; Absent: 0.

 

13. (Attachment 10) Approval of Contract: Bond Project 3-11, Locker Replacement

 

Mr. Barros reported that D. L. Falk Construction, Inc., was the lowest responsible bidder. The project is scheduled to commence May 7, 2003, and to be completed on August 18, 2003.

 

Motion Approved Moved/Yee/Seconded/Brunton/Passed to approve a contract with D. L. Falk, Inc. for Bond Project #3-11, Locker Replacement in the amount of $390,065. Ayes: Nardolillo, Brunton, Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer. Noes: 0;

Abstain: 0; Absent: 0.

14. (Attachment 11) Approval to Submit Contract for Workability III Program

 

Dr. Wright announced that the Deaf Center is renewing their WorkAbility III contract from July 1, 2003, to June 30, 2006. He indicated that the WorkAbility Program will continue to provide assessment, pre-vocational skill training, on-

 

site work experience, and competitive job placement for deaf and hard of hearing students and disabled students.

 

Motion Approved Moved/Nardolillo/Seconded/Brunton/Passed to approve Resolution No. 49/02-03 to submit the attached contract for funding to the Department of Rehabilitation. Ayes: Nardolillo, Brunton, Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer. Noes: 0;

Abstain: 0; Absent: 0.

 

15. (Attachment 12) Approval of District 2003-2004 Reorganization and Staffing Plan (Part B-Student Services)

 

Dr. Waits gave an overview of the proposed Reorganization and Staffing Plan (Part B-Student Services) effective July 1, 2003.

Motion Approved Moved/Weed/Seconded/McMillin/Passed to approve the proposed Student Services reorganization and staffing plan to be effective July 1, 2003. Ayes: Nardolillo, Brunton, Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer. Noes: 0;

Abstain: 0; Absent: 0.

 

16. (Attachment 13) Approval of District 2003-04 Reorganization and Staffing Plan (Plan B-Instructional Services)

 

Dr. Wright gave an overview of the proposed Instructional Services Reorganization and Staffing Plan (Plan B-Instructional Services) to be effective July 1, 2003.

 

Motion Approved Moved/Brunton/Seconded/Foster/Passed to approve the proposed Instructional Services Reorganization and Staffing Plan to be effective July 1, 2003. Ayes: Nardolillo, Brunton, Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer. Noes: 0;

Abstain: 0; Absent: 0.

 

17. (Attachment 14) Authorization for the President/Superintendent to Sign the Contract with the

Alameda County Workforce Investment Board

 

Dr. Wright reported that the Purpose of the WIA program is to provide resources and services that assist adults and dislocated workers to find gainful employment. The current contract in the amount of $615,513 is effective through June 30, 2003. A new contract has been awarded which continues this program in the amount of $500,000 and will also end on June 30, 2003.

 

Motion Approved Moved/Foster/Seconded/Nardolillo/Passed to approve a contract with the Alameda County Workforce Investment Board. Ayes: Nardolillo, Brunton, Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer. Noes: 0; Abstain: 0; Absent: 0.

 

18. (Attachment 15) Update on 2002 Amendments to the Ralph M. Brown Act

 

Dr. Hogue reviewed some of the 2002 Amendments to the Ralph M. Brown Act. He concluded that the relevant areas affected by the changes are those pertaining to individuals with disabilities, an expanded definition of emergencies and stricter rules regarding the confidentiality of closed session meetings.

19. Discussion of Bond Issues

 

There were no issues discussed by the Board.

 

Items from

Administrators: Dr. Wright mentioned that the College evaluates full-time faculty every three years and adjunct is every sixth semester. He expressed that the student's evaluation of faculty has been outstanding. Dr. Wright distributed brochures for the Ohlone For Kids 2003 Session 1: June 30-July 10; Session 2: July 14-

July 24.

 

Dr. Waits indicated that the ASOC hosted Unity Week April 21-25 and election of officers will be held next week. She also added that the College held a very successful Health Fair today.

 

Dr. Waits distributed the Ohlone Summer/Fall 2003 Class Schedule. She indicated that Ms. Patrice Birkedahl, Public Information Officer, did an excellent job with the cover page for the Class Schedule and that registration begins April 28, 2003.

 

Items from Classified

Senate: None

 

Items from Faculty: Mr. Smedfjeld reminded the Board that the Faculty Retirement Party will be held on May 6. He noted that he has been very busy with the President's hiring committee and commended the group for being efficient and collaborative in narrowing the candidates to five finalists.

 

 

 

 

Items from the Board: Ms. Katerina Bui thanked Dr. Waits for reviewing the Agenda with her.

She reported that ASOC sponsored Unity Week today which will continue April 24-25. She related that the ASOC elections will be held on April 28 at the Newark Campus and on April 29-30 at the Ohlone Campus.

 

Ms. Bui stated that there will be a Funeral of Education Ceremony on April 30 at 11:30 a.m. in front of the President's Office and will proceed to the Palm Bosque for the ceremony. She also noted that the ASOC will have a picnic for the students who are transferring or graduating.

Mr. McMillin reported that last week he discussed the SB6, Bill to Implement the Master Plan for Education/Governance, in a conference call with several community college board members around the state.

 

Mr. Yee thanked the ASOC for letting him participate in Unity Week and wished Ms. Sally Bratton, Student Health Center, a speedy recovery.

 

Mr. Nardolillo thanked the staff for their efforts in putting the Associate Degrees together. He also added that it has been a very busy time for everyone who has been involved with the President/Superintendent Search committees.

 

Mr. Archer and Mrs. Foster will attend the 5th Annual Spring Dance Concert, Suite Dreams, in the Jackson Theater on April 25-27.

 

ADJOURNMENT: Time: 9:57 p.m.

 

 

 

John H. Weed

Secretary