Board of Trustees
Minutes of the February 22, 2005 Regular Board Meeting

TRITON COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES DISTRICT 504
VOLUME XLI, No. 12
February 22, 2005, Page 35


CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
Vice Chairwoman Donna Peluso called the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees to order in the Boardroom at 8:15 p.m. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, roll call was taken.

Present: Mr. Becker, Mr. Kubiczky, Mr. Nolfi, Ms. Peluso, Mr. Stam, Ms. Viverito.

Absent: Mrs. Del Giudice, Mr. Stephens.

Ms. Peluso apologized for the lateness of the meeting due to personnel items being handled, and noted that Mrs. Del Giudice is absent because her sister passed away. She reported that Chairman Stephens left after Executive Session, and his surgery is rescheduled for March 21. 

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES
Ms. Viverito made a motion, seconded by Mr. Nolfi, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of January 25, 2005. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

COMMENTS ON THIS AGENDA
Vice Chairwoman Peluso noted that there are revised pages 24, 25, and 30 in the Human Resources Report, with item 6.6.01 being pulled.

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
None.

REPORTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS – Employee Groups
TCFA President Maggie Hahn Wade reported that faculty have been meeting with the administrative team for the past few weeks, and she is optimistic that an agreement will be met. She mentioned that the IFT is starting a campaign to address funding needs, and the faculty is happy to work with the administration and Board on this issue.

STUDENT SENATE REPORT
TCSA President Victoria Harrison reported on a variety of student activities including: attendance at the conference on student government, an administrative partnership program, enrollment summit on March 8, administrative lunch with invitations coming out soon, campus security survey the students are conducting, MS Walk the first Sunday in May, blood drive on February 24, Program Board offerings for women, starting with a self-defense class, and Model Illinois Government going to Springfield March 6-7. 

BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS
Finance/Maintenance & Operations
None.

Academic Affairs/Student Services
None.

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT
None.

PRESIDENT’S REPORT
None.

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT
None.

NEW BUSINESS
ACTION EXHIBITS
With no objection from the Board, Ms. Peluso asked for a consent agenda and one motion to approve the Action Exhibits including:
13399 Budget Transfers
13400 Cernan Earth and Space Center Ticket Price Increase
13401 Renewal of Aura Technologies Contract (Cernan Center)
13402 Student and Employee Assistance Program (S&EAP)
13403 Cooperative Agreement Between Loretto Hospital Addiction Center and Triton College
13404 Communication Access Real-Time Translation (C.A.R.T.) Services Agreement with Dyann Berndt for Hearing Impaired Student Contract #2
13405 Communication Access Real-Time Translation (C.A.R.T.) Services Agreement with Dyann Berndt for Hearing Impaired Student Contract #3
13406 Instruction Contract for Bill Hess
13407 Instruction Contract for Ronneal Muhammad #2
13408 Agreement with Pinnacle Valuation Group, Inc.
1340 Minutes of the Closed Sessions of the Board July 2004 Through December 2004
13410 Out of Radius Travel Requests
13411 Waiver of Facilities Rental Fee for OutBurst (Confirmation of Board Poll)
13412 Intergovernmental Agreement Between Triton Community College District 504 and Oak Park/River Forest High School District 200
13413 Intergovernmental Agreement Between Triton Community College District 504 and Proviso High School District 209
13414 Communication Access Real-Time Translation (C.A.R.T.) Services Agreement with Caption First for Hearing Impaired Student
13415 Emergency Approval of Water Main Repair (Confirmation of Board Poll)
13416 Waiver of Facility Rental Fee for District 89 (Confirmation of Board Poll)
13417 Cooperative Agreement Between Louis A. Weiss Hospital and Triton College (Confirmation of Board Poll)
Mr. Kubiczky made a motion to approve the Action Exhibits, seconded by Mr. Nolfi. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT

1.0 Faculty
Ms. Viverito made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stam, to approve pages 1 through 4 of the Human Resources Report, items 1.1.01 through 1.6.01. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

2.0 Adjunct Faculty
Mr. Becker made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stam, to approve pages 5 through 17 of the Human Resources Report, items 2.1.01 through 2.9.01. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

3.0 Administration
Ms. Viverito made a motion, seconded by Mr. Nolfi, to approve page 18 of the Human Resources Report, items 3.1.01 through 3.2.01. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

4.0 Classified, Police & Engineers
Ms. Viverito made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stam, to approve pages 19 through 21 of the Human Resources Report, items 4.1.01 through 4.6.01. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

5.0 Mid-Management
Ms. Viverito made a motion, seconded by Mr. Nolfi, to approve page 22 of the Human Resources Report, item 5.1.01. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

6.0 Hourly Employees
Ms. Viverito made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stam, to approve page 23, revised pages 24 and 25, pages 26 through 29, and revised page 30 (with item 6.6.01 pulled) of the Human Resources Report, items 6.1.01 through 6.5.01. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

7.0 Other
No action on page 31 of the Human Resources Report. 

PURCHASING SCHEDULES
B27.32 Printing of Triton Districtwide Schedules of Classes – Summer 2005 and Fall 2005 Editions
B27.33 Autodesk Software Lease Renewal
Ms. Viverito made a motion, seconded by Mr. Nolfi, to approve the Purchasing Schedules. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

BILLS AND INVOICES
Mr. Stam made a motion, seconded by Mr. Kubiczky, to pay the Bills and Invoices in the amount of $1,132,686.63.

Roll Call Vote:
Affirmative: Mr. Becker, Mr. Kubiczky, Mr. Nolfi, Ms. Peluso, Mr. Stam, Ms. Viverito.
Absent: Mrs. Del Giudice, Mr. Stephens. 

Motion carried 5-0 with the Student Trustee voting in the affirmative.

ADJOURNMENT
A motion was made by Ms. Viverito to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Nolfi. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously. Chairman Stephens adjourned the meeting at 8:30 p.m.


Submitted by: Mark R. Stephens, Board Chairman
Irene Moskal Del Giudice, Board Secretary