Board of Trustees
Minutes of the January 25, 2005 Regular Board Meeting

TRITON COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES DISTRICT 504 VOLUME XLI, No. 11
January 25, 2005, Page 31


CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
Vice Chairwoman Donna Peluso called the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees to order in the Boardroom at 7:17 p.m. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, roll call was taken.

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

Absent: Mr. Stephens.

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES
Ms. Viverito made a motion, seconded by Mr. Nolfi, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of December 21, 2004. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

COMMENTS ON THIS AGENDA
Vice Chairwoman Peluso noted that there is a revised page 3 in Action Exhibit 13398, Out of Radius Travel; and revised page 10 and new pages 10A and 10B in the Human Resources Report.

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
None.

REPORTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS – Employee Groups
TCFA President Maggie Hahn Wade reported that classes are underway and busy, and reminded that signage is needed in buildings. Vice President of Business Services Sean Sullivan commented that a signage project is proposed for the upcoming year. 

STUDENT SENATE REPORT
TCSA President Victoria Harrison reported on the following issues. New Senators are starting this semester, TCSA representatives are participating as Student Ambassadors, TCSA reps attended a conference on student government associations, Student Life will have an Open House tomorrow, student government meets on Tuesdays at 2:15 p.m., students are working on a smoking policy and on fundraising for Tsunami relief.

BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS
Finance/Maintenance & Operations
None.

Academic Affairs/Student Services
None.

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT
Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Services Bruce Scism recognized faculty member Kent Randall for his receipt of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society Greater Chicago Area Tony Award for receiving the highest score on the Certificate Member exam. Mr. Randall was applauded by the Board members and audience present.

PRESIDENT’S REPORT
President Patricia Granados reported that enrollment is up and commended everyone involved for their contribution. She noted that the credit area is up by 2.78 percent. 

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT
None.

NEW BUSINESS
BOARD POLICY
Second Reading
Governance 1166 Board Evaluation
Ms. Viverito made a motion to enact Board Policy 1166 as revised, seconded by Mr. Stam. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

ACTION EXHIBITS
With no objection from the Board, Ms. Peluso asked for a consent agenda and one motion to approve the Action Exhibits including:
13386 Budget Transfers
13387 Contract Between Triton College Board of Trustees and the Triton College Mid-Management Association 2005 - 2008 (Confirmation of Board Poll)
13388 EAP Agreement Extension
13389 Authorization of Natural Gas Supply Purchasing
13390 Cooperative Agreement Between Loretto Hospital and Triton College
13391 Waiver of Room Rental Fee for the Office of Illinois Emergency Medical Technician National Registry Testing
1339 College Curriculum Recommendations (Part I)
13393 College Curriculum Recommendations (Part II)
13394 Cost Sharing Agreement of the Memorandum of the Workforce Investment Act (July 1, 2004 – June 30, 2005)
13395 Addendum Agreement Between Morton College and Triton College
13396 Addendum Agreement Between Elgin Community College and Triton College
13397 Addendum to Cooperative Agreement Between St. Elizabeth Hospital and Triton College
13398 Out of Radius Travel Requests
Mr. Stam made a motion to approve the Action Exhibits, seconded by Mr. Kubiczky. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT

1.0 Faculty
Mr. Becker made a motion, seconded by Mr. Nolfi, to approve pages 1 and 2 of the Human Resources Report, items 1.1.01 through 1.4.02. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

2.0 Adjunct Faculty
Mr. Becker made a motion, seconded by Mr. Nolfi, to approve pages 3 through 8 of the Human Resources Report, items 2.1.01 through 2.9.14. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

3.0 Administration
Ms. Viverito made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stam, to approve page 9, revised page 10, and new pages 10A and 10B of the Human Resources Report, items 3.1.01 through 3.8.01. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

4.0 Classified, Police & Engineers
Ms. Viverito made a motion, seconded by Mr. Nolfi, to approve pages 11 through 13 of the Human Resources Report, items 4.1.01 through 4.8.01. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

5.0 Mid-Management
Ms. Viverito made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stam, to approve page 14 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. Nolfi, to approve pages 15 through 19 of the Human Resources Report, items 6.1.01 through 6.7.01. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

7.0 Other
Mr. Stam made a motion, seconded by Mr. Nolfi, to approve page 20 of the Human Resources Report, items 7.1.01 through 7.1.02. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

PURCHASING SCHEDULES
B27.30 Imaging and Printing of College Catalog 2005-2006 Edition
B27.31 Four (4) LCD Projectors
Ms. Viverito made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stam, to approve the Purchasing Schedules. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

BILLS AND INVOICES
Mr. Kubiczky made a motion, seconded by Mr. Nolfi, to pay the Bills and Invoices in the amount of $852,778.65.

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

Motion carried 6-0 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. Vice Chairwoman Peluso adjourned the meeting at 7:35 p.m.


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