OHLONE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

Ohlone College

Room 1216

43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539

 

Minutes of Board Meeting

March 10, 2004                                                                                                         APPROVED

Page 1 of 5 Pages                                                                                                       Board Approved 7/14/04

                                                                                                                                                                       

 

CLOSED SESSION:                               Time:    6:30 p.m.

 

1.     Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release:  Government Code Section 54957

 

         The Board took no reportable action.

 

RETURN TO OPEN MEETING           Time:     7:00 p.m.

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:    Mrs.Ruthe Foster, President

                                             Mr.  John H. Weed, Vice President

                                             Mr. Bob Brunton, Secretary

                                             Mr.  Dan Archer

                                             Mr.  Bill McMillin

                                             Mr.  Garrett Yee

                                             Mr. Nick Nardolillo

                                             Ms.  Katherina Bui, Student Trustee

 

MANAGEMENT

PRESENT:                          Dr.   Douglas Treadway, President/Superintendent

                                             Ms.  Deanna Walston, Vice President, Business Services/Deputy Superintendent

                                             Dr.   James Wright, Vice President, Instruction

                                             Dr.   Lisa Waits, Vice President, Student Services

                                             Mr.  Lyle Engeldinger, Executive Dean of Human Resources

 

COLLEGE COUNCIL:      Absent

 

             CLASSIFIED

             SENATE:                 Mr. Patrick Lane

 

FACULTY SENATE:         Mr. Rob Smedfjeld

 

OPEN MEETING:             Mrs. Foster called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

                                            

                                             The roll was called and all members were present.

 

                                             Mrs. Foster led the pledge of allegiance.  

 

Ceremonial Items                   Ms. Bui presented the “Student Member Recognition Award” to Mr. Rashad Walker for his outstanding achievements at Ohlone College and for his service to the community.  Mr. Walker expressed his appreciation for this award.

Communications from

the Public                              None

 

Reports and Announcements

 

College Council:                  None

 

Faculty Senate:                    Mr. Smedfjeld commented that faculty brought back informative materials from the League of Innovation Conference, and he thanked the College for the opportunity for faculty to attend this conference allowing for professional growth.

 

Classified Senate:            None

 

Associated Students:          Ms. Bui stated that ASOC’s Ohlone Carnival at Palm Bosque today attracted 700 to 800 people.

 

Administrators:                    Dr. Wright announced that on March 24, from 5 to 8 p.m., a biotechnology event will be held in the Jackson Theater.  The Board was invited to attend.

 

                                             Ms. Walston updated the Board on the progress of making repairs as a result of the water damage, noting that good progress is being made.

 

                                             Dr. Treadway announced that the Community Planning Symposium would be held on April 1, 2004, at Washington Hospital Annex from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.  Board members were encouraged to attend.

 

                                             Dr. Treadway referred to the passage of Propositions 57 and 58, noting that staff is hopeful that the budget negotiations will be positive.  He also announced that the Governor would make eleven new Governing Board appointments this week.

 

Board:                                  Mr. Weed commented that the League for Innovation Conference was excellent. 

 

CONSENT AGENDA:

2.     Personnel Items

 

a.          (Attachment 1)          Approval of Other Hourly Employees

 

b.          (Attachment 2)          Approval of Resignation of Full-time Faculty—Computer Studies

 

c.          (Attachment 3)          Approval of Employment of Categorically Funded Classified Manager--

                                             Employment Developer

d.          (Attachment 4)          Approval of Reinstatement from Reduced Workload to Full-time Faculty—

                                             English

 

e.                                          Approval of Reduction in Work Hours for Assistant Career Center

                                             (Item pulled from the Consent Agenda)

 

f.           (Attachment 5)          Approval of Change of Status:  Assistant Career Center

                                                              

g.          (Attachment 6)          Approval of Employment of Temporary Chicano Studies Instructor Non-Tenure

 

3.          (Attachment 7)          Approval of Minutes, Board Meeting, January 14, 2004

 

4.                                          Approval of Minutes, Board Meeting, January 28, 2004

                                             (Item removed from the Agenda)

 

5.          (Attachment 8)          Approval of Amendment to Extend Agreement with the City of Richmond and the Tri-Cities One-Stop Career Center,

 

6.          (Attachment 9)          Approval of Advisory Committee Appointments for Special Programs

 

7.          (Attachment 10)        Approval of Advisory Committee Appointments for Occupational Programs

 

8.          (Attachment 11)        Approval of Smith Center Community Advisory Board Members

 

9.          (Attachment 12)        Ratification of Contract Education Agreements

 

10.       (Attachment 13)        Approval of Sabbatical Leaves, 2004-2005

 

11.       (Attachment 14)        Approval of Two-Year Probationary Faculty Contracts

 

12.                                        Approval of Faculty Tenure Recommendations

                                             (Mr. Smedfjeld removed this item for discussion)

 

13.                                        Approval of Probationary and Tenure Faculty Recommendations for 2004-2005

                                             (Mr. Smedfjeld removed this item for discussion)

 

14.       (Attachment 15)        Approval of Accounts Payable Warrants from February 18, 2004 – March 2, 2004

 

Motion Approved                  Moved/Archer/Seconded/Weed/Passed to approve Items 2 a, b, c, d, f, g, 3,

                                             5-11 and 14.  A roll call vote was taken:  Ayes:  Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer, Brunton, Nardolillo; Noes:  0; Abstain:  0; Absent:  0; (Advisory Vote - Ayes:  Bui).

 

12.       (Attachment 16)        Faculty Tenure Recommendations

                                            

                                             Mr. Smedfjeld acknowledged two faculty who are recommended for tenure:  Mr. Curtis Bressler, Math, and Mr. Chris Guptill, Entertainment Technology.  Mr. Bressler and Mr. Guptill thanked the Board for the opportunity to work at Ohlone College.

 

13.       (Attachment 17)        Probationary and Tenure Faculty Recommendations for 2004-2005

 

Motion Approved                  Moved/Brunton/Seconded/Archer/Passed to approve Items 12 and 13.  A roll call vote was taken:  Ayes:  Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer, Brunton, Nardolillo; Noes:  0; Abstain:  0; Absent:  0; (Advisory Vote - Ayes:  Bui).

                                            

Discussion Agenda

 

15.       (Attachment 18)        Acceptance of Independent Auditor’s Report Year

                                             (This item will be on the March 24, 2004, Board agenda.)

 

16.       (Attachment 19)        Acceptance of Independent Auditor’s Report/Performance Audit Bond Measure A Year-Ended June 30, 2003

                                             (This item will be on the March 24, 2004, Board agenda.)

                                            

17.       (Attachment 20)        Acceptance of Bond Oversight Committee Quarterly Report

 

                                             Ms. Pat Danielson, Chair of the Bond Oversight Committee, was present to discuss the quarterly report for the reporting period of September 2003 through December 2003.  

 

Motion Approved                  Moved/McMillin/Seconded/Nardolillo/Passed to accept the Bond Oversight Committee Report for the period September 2003 through December 2003.    A roll call vote was taken:  Ayes:  Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer, Brunton, Nardolillo; Noes:  0; Abstain:  0; Absent:  0; (Advisory Vote - Ayes:  Bui).

 

18.       (Attachment 23)        Consideration of Bond Oversight Committee Membership

 

                                             Following a lengthy discussion of appointing members to the Bond Oversight Committee, it was agreed that this item would be on the March 24, 2004, Board agenda for approval.  Ms. Danielson expressed the Committee’s appreciation to Mr. James Griffin and Ms. Emily Sawyer for their service to the Bond Oversight Committee.  The Board agreed that appropriate recognition be given to those who have served on the Committee.

 

Motion Approved                  Moved/Yee/Seconded/Weed/Passed to indicate their appreciation to Bond Oversight Committee members for their service to the community and reappoint the members who have agreed to continue service on the committee; further, the Board of Trustees should provide staff direction on whether they wish to replace members who are resigning.    A roll call vote was taken:  Ayes:  Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer, Brunton, Nardolillo; Noes:  0; Abstain:  0; Absent:  0; (Advisory Vote - Ayes:  Bui)

 

19.       (Attachment 24)        Recommendation to Change the District’s Worker’s Compensation Provider

 

                                             Ms. Walston introduced Mr. Rick McGale, Vice President of Keenan & Associates, and Mr. Ron Martin, Assistant Vice President of Keenan & Associates to review the NCCCPJPA’s Workers’ Compensation Program

 

Motion Approved                  Moved/Yee/Seconded/Weed/Passed that the District, should due diligence warrant such action, be granted authority to give notice by March 31, 2004, to cancel workers’ compensation coverage effective June 30, 2004, and that arrangements be made to join the Northern California Community College Pool Joint Powers Agency, effective July 1, 2004.  A roll call vote was taken:  Ayes:  Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer, Brunton, Nardolillo; Noes:  0; Abstain:  0; Absent:  0; (Advisory Vote - Ayes:  Bui).

 

20.       (Attachment 25)        Authorization to Amend Ohlone College-Newark Center Master Plan Contract with MBT Architecture

 

                                             Ms. Walston stated that for the District to achieve an appropriate and thoroughly considered Master Plan, the Architects had to commit more time than was originally planned for this project.  She further stated that staff recommends that the Board approve Amendment #2 to the MBT Contract in the amount of $56,176 to close out the Master Plan Contract.  She indicated that this amount is provided in the budget.

 

Motion Approved                  Moved/Nardolillo/Seconded/McMillin/Passed that the Board of Trustees authorize a contract amendment to the Ohlone College Newark Center Master Plan Contract with MBT Architecture for an amount of $56,176, bringing the final Master Plan Contract to $701,021.  A roll call vote was taken:  Ayes:  Weed, Foster, Yee, McMillin, Archer, Brunton, Nardolillo; Noes:  0; Abstain:  0; Absent:  0; (Advisory Vote - Ayes:  Bui).

Agenda Items for

Future Meetings                      Ms. Walston requested feedback from the Board at the April 14 Board meeting regarding the Master Plan and advised that it will be on the April 28 Board Agenda for approval.

 

ADJOURNMENT:              Time:  11:00 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                            

                                                                                                           Bob Brunton, Secretary