OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

                                                                Regular Board of Trustees

                                                                       June 28, 2007

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                    OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                    Monna Patton (excused)            Thomas Shortbull                       Jeff Mayer

Bennett Sierra                                                                           Gerald Giraud                            Rob Saylor

John Her Many Horses                                                              Arlene Quist                             Steven Sandven

Pete Red Willow                                                                       Billie Hornbeck

Richard Iron Cloud                                                                    Dawn Wilcox

Richard Red Owl

Gerald One Feather

Dennis Brewer

Kevin Killer

Francine Poor Bear

Ernie Little 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 5:05 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Richard Iron Cloud gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve the minutes of the May 31, 2007 regular Board of Trustees meeting. Mr. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.  OLC’s Investment Plan

 

Mr. Rob Saylor from Morgan Stanley went over OLC’s Investment Plan with the Board of Trustees.

 

Mr. Shortbull recommended to the board that they go 50% in equities and 50% in bond with the 50% goal in equities be achieved for the next two years.

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve that OLC’s Investment plan be 50% in equities and 50% bonds with the 50% goal in equities be achieved over the next two years. Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

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

 

5.  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 with the corrections. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Ms. Arlene Quist presented a change order that was not presented at the Finance Committee meeting for the OLC Pine Ridge Head Start Building renovations in the amount of $11,744.00 to the board for approval. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the change order for the Pine Ridge Head Start Building renovations in the amount of $11,744.00. Ms. Francine Poor Bear seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a requisition that was not presented at the Finance Committee Meeting from the Head Start Program to North Central Supply for a metal door, 25 solid wood doors, 15 wood frames, and door hardware in the amount of $47,525.00 to the board for approval. (See Attachment B)  

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to approve the requisition from the Head Start Program to North Central Supply in the amount of $47,525.00 as presented. Mr. Richard Iron Cloud seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  11 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. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the Program Policy Committee Minutes. Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented OLC’s Non-Smoking Policy that was not presented at the Program Policy Committee meeting to the board for approval. (See Attachment C)

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve OLC’s Non-Smoking Policy with no smoking anywhere on campus. Mr. Ernie Little seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  7 for;                              Against: 4                                 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 with the corrections. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the third item on the memo which was additional Contract Renewals to the board for approval. (See Attachment D Item C)

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to approve the Contract Renewals as presented. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  10 for;                            Against: 0                                 Not Voting: 1                            Motion Carried

 

8.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

No Reports or Announcements   

 

9.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

10. NEW BUSINESS  

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the issue with the Patti Iron Cloud Scholarship to the board for approval.

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to establish a scholarship with the college matching the amount that is raised by Helen Sherbeck. Mr. Ernie Little seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull requested to be placed on 26 pay periods status.

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to approve Mr. Shortbull request to be put on 26 pay period status. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded a motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the issue with the BOT and Local Board Meeting Stipends being increased by twenty five dollars to $125 for BOT meetings and $75 for Local Board meetings effective August 1, 2007.

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather made a motion to approve the BOT and Local Board Meeting Stipends increase by twenty five dollars. Mr. Richard Iron Cloud seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  10 for;                            Against: 0                                 Not Voting: 1                            Motion Carried

 

Mr. Newton Cummings and Mr. Ernie Little will donate their increase to the endowment fund.

 

Mr. Shortbull requested approval to offer $165,000.00 on the UPO land purchase.

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather made a motion to approve the offer of $165,000.00 on the UPO land purchase. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

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

 

There was agreement that the following Board members would go to NIEA Conference in Hawaii in October.

 

  1. Richard Iron Cloud
  2. Pete Red Willow
  3. Bennett Sierra

 

 

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

 

Finance Committee– Monday, August 20, 2007–3:00p.m.–Pine Ridge College Center

Program Policy Committee–Monday, August 20, 2007–4:30p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Tuesday, August 21, 2007-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Thursday, August 23, 2007-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room  

 

 

12.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Ms. Francine Poor Bear seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                               Dawn Wilcox

                                                                                     Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings