OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

                                                                 Regular Board of Trustees

                                                                         April 26, 2007

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                    OTHERS

Newton Cummings                    Eileen Janis                               Thomas Shortbull                       Bobbi Doeffler

Bennett Sierra                                                                           Girald Giraud                

John Her Many Horses                                                              Arlene Quist    

Francine Poor Bear                                                                   Diane Winters

Pete Red Willow

Dennis Brewer

Gerald One Feather

Richard Iron Cloud

Richard Red Owl

Ernie Little entered at 5:29 p.m.

Monna Patton entered at 5:30 p.m.

Kevin Killer entered at 5:30 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                            

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:17 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Richard Iron Cloud gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the regular March 22, 2007 Board of Trustees meeting minutes with the corrections noted for board attendance for John Her Many Horses, Mona Patton, Pete Red Willow and Kevin Killer being present for the March 22nd Board meeting. Ms. Francine Poor Bear seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the special April 17, 2007 Board of Trustees meeting minutes as presented. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to go into executive session. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Entered into Executive Session at 5:19 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 5:21 p.m.

 

4.  Election of BOT Officers

 

President of Board of Trustees

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to nominate Mr. Newton Cummings as President of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

No other nominations were made for Chairman of the Board. Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to cease nomination. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Vice-President of Board of Trustees

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to nominate Mr. Bennett Sierra for Vice-President. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

Mr. Ernie Little entered the meeting at 5:30 p.m.

 

No other nominations were made for Vice-President of the Board. Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to cease all nominations. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  10 for;                            Against: 0                                 Not Voting: 0                            Motion Carried

 

Ms. Monna Patton and Mr. Kevin Killer entered the meeting at 5:30 p.m.

 

Treasurer of Board of Trustees

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer nominated Mr. Ernie Little for Treasurer. Ms. Francine Poor Bear seconded the nomination. 

Mr. Ernie Little declined the nomination.

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to nominate Ms. Monna Patton for Treasurer. Ms. Francine Poor Bear seconded the motion.

 

No other nominations were made for Treasurer of Board of Trustees. Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to cease all nominations. Mr. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Secretary for Board of Trustees

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses nominated Francine Poor Bear for Secretary. Mr. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

No other nominations were made for Secretary of Board of Trustees. Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to cease all nominations. Mr. Pete Red Willow and Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion. 

 

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

 

Mr. Ernie Little transferred his Committee assignment from Program Policy to Finance.

 

5.  FINANCE

 

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

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the Finance Committee minutes except for items A and C which where referred to the full board. Ms. Monna Patton and Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a referred item from the Finance Committee which is a change order in the amount of $3,450.00 for Pine Ridge Head Start building for the additional state sales tax that was not included in the original bid. (See Attachment A)   

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to approve the change order in the amount of $3,450.00 for the Pine Ridge Head Start building as presented. Ms. Francine Poor Bear seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a referred item from the Finance Committee which is a change order in the amount of $2,319.00 for additional wiring to interconnect smoke detectors as required by the state electrical inspector. (See Attachment B)   

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the change order for the Pine Ridge Dorm in the amount of $2,319.00 as presented. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a requisition that was not presented at the Finance Committee meeting from the Rapid City College Center to Sam’s Club for furnishings for the addition to the center in the amount of $10,838.20. (See Attachment C)

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to approve the Sam’s Club requisition for $10,838.20 as presented. Mr. Dennis Brewer and Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

6.   PROGRAM POLICY  

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Program Policy Committee Minutes to the board for approval. (See Appendix II)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the Program Policy Committee Minutes as presented. Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

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

 

7.  PERSONNEL

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Personnel Committee Minutes to the board for approval. (See Appendix III)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the Personnel Committee Minutes as presented. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

8.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

Mr. Shortbull informed the board on resignations.   

 

9.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

10. NEW BUSINESS  

 

Mr. Shortbull informed the board on the OLC Nursing Program. (See Attachment D)

 

Mr. Shortbull informed the board on the NCA Monitoring Report that is due at the end of May, 2007.

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to enter into executive session. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Entered into Executive Session at 6:10 p.m.

Out Executive Session at 7:05 p.m.  

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to give the President a four year contract.  Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  8 for;                              Against: 2                                 Not Voting: 2                            Motion Carried

 

Mr. Shortbull next presented the situation that UPO Resort was for sale and asked the Board if they wanted to have the Vice-President for Instruction, the Vice-President for Business along with the Building Construction instructors and any Board members see this property through a showing by the Realtor. (See Attachment E)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to have the Vice-President for Instruction, Vice-President for Business along with the Building Construction instructors and any Board member view the property through a showing by the Realtor. Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

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

 

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

 

Finance Committee–Tuesday, May 29, 2007–3:30p.m.Pine Ridge College Center

Program Policy Committee–Tuesday, May 29, 2007–4:30p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Wednesday, May 30, 2007-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Thursday, May 31, 2007-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room  

 

 

12.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 7:27 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings