OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

Regular Board of Trustees

October 25, 2005

BOARD PRESENT                 BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Pheobe Tallman                                                                        Thomas Shortbull                      Steven Sandven

Ernie Little                                                                                Karlene Janis                            Francine McDonald

Richard Iron Cloud                                                                   Arlene Quist                             Tammy Eagle Bull

Gerald One Feather                                                                  Marilyn Pourier                         Todd Hesson

Emma Clifford                                                                          Dr. Gerald Giraud 

Eileen Janis

Monna Patton 

Bridgette Mills

Dennis Brewer 

Newton Cummings

Emma Sam entered 5:10

Pete Red Willow entered 5:15

Bennett Sierra entered 5:25  

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:05 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Ernie Little gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Ms. Eileen Janis made a motion to approve the minutes of the September 29, 2005 regular Board of Trustees meeting.  Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  9 for;                              Against:  0                                Not Voting:  0                          Motion Carried

 

4.  Seating of Student Senate Representative on the Board of Trustees

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Seating of Student Senate Representative on the Board of Trustees.  (See Attachment A)

 

Ms. Emma Clifford made the motion to approve the Seating of the Student Senate Representative on the Board of Trustees. Mr. Ernie Little Seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  9 for;                              Against: 0                                 Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

5.  Design Decisions for Student Dormitories

 

Mr. Shortbull introduced Todd Hesson with Encompass, Architects and he made a presentation on the design decisions for Student Dormitories with three choices:

 

                                    1.         10 Units per building

                                    2.         12 Units per building in a quad system

                                    3.         11 Units per building

   

Ms. Emma Clifford made the motion to go with #2 (12 Units per building in a quad system). Ms. Eileen Janis seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  11 for;                            Against: 0                                 Not Voting: 2                           Motion Carried

 

Mr. Hesson also requested a decision on the exterior material for the Student Dormitory Units, and his recommendation was to go with concrete block.

 

Ms. Emma Clifford made the motion to go with concrete block. Ms. Eileen Janis seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  11 for;                            Against: 2                                 Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

* Ms. Pinky Clifford also requested that there be gates at the entrance of each quad unit in the Student Dormitories.                                                                                             

 

6.   FINANCE  

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Finance Committee minutes to the Board for approval. (See Appendix I)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the Finance Committee minutes.  Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  13 for;                            Against: 0                                 Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried   

 

7.   PROGRAM POLICY  

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Program Policy minutes to the board for approval (See Appendix II). As there was an additional change needed to the background check and drug testing policy, Mr. Shortbull recommended approving the Program Policy Committee minutes with the exception of item #2 – Background Check and Drug Testing Policy Revisions and then dealing with the changes to the Background Check and Drug Testing Policy

Revisions.

           

Mr. Pete Red Willow made the motion to approve the Program Policy minutes with the exception of #2 the Background Check and Drug Testing Policy Revisions. Ms. Emma Clifford seconded the motion.

 

Vote:   12 for;                           Against: 0                                 Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried 

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Background Check and Drug Testing Policy Revisions to the board for approval.  (See Attachment B)

 

Ms. Emma Sam made the motion to approve the Background Check and Drug Testing Policy Revisions. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

Vote:    11 for;                          Against: 0                                 Not Voting: 1                           Motion Carried

 

 

8.   PERSONNEL

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Personnel Committee minutes to the Board for approval. (See appendix III)

 

Mr. Emma Clifford made a motion to approve the Personnel Committee minutes.  Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

Vote:    12 for;                          Against:  0                                Not Voting:  0              Motion Carried

 

7.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Mr. Shortbull informed the Board of Mr. Lance Christensen’s resignation.

 

Mr. Shortbull requested that the Board go into executive session.

 

Ms. Emma Clifford made the motion to go into executive session. Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

Vote:   12 for;                           Against: 0                                 Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

Entered into Executive Session at 6:20p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 6:50 p.m.   

 

8.  OLD BUSINESS

 

There were no old business items.

 

9.   NEW BUSINESS

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Council of Elders Minutes to the board for approval.  (See Attachment C)

 

Ms. Emma Clifford made the motion to approve the Council of Elders Minutes. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 12 for;                             Against: 0                                 Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried 

 

10.  SCHEDULE OF NEXT MEETING:  TIME, DATE, AND PLACE

 

Finance Committee–Thursday, November 17, 2005–3:30p.m.Pine Ridge College Center

Program Policy Committee–Thursday, November 17, 2005–4:30p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Monday, November 21, 2005-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi

Board of Trustees-Tuesday, November 22, 2005-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

Vote:   12 for;                           Against:  0                                Not Voting:  0                          Motion Carried

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                               Karlene Janis

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings