OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

                                                                  Regular Board of Trustees

                                                                        October 18, 2007

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                    OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                                                                    Thomas Shortbull                       Steven Sandven

Bennett Sierra                                                                           Gerald Giraud

John Her Many Horses                                                              Arlene Quist

Francine Poor Bear                                                                   Marilyn Pourier

Pete Red Willow                                                                       Marilyn Kockrow

Dennis Brewer                                                                          Diane Winters

Gerald One Feather

Ernie Little

Richard Red Owl

Richard Iron Cloud

Monna Patton

Kevin Killer entered at 5:15 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                            

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:12 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the September 20, 2007 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes. Ms. Francine Poor Bear seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.  Seating of Student Senate President as BOT Member

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Student Senate meeting minutes that seat Kevin Killer as the Student Senate president. The Student Senate President sits on the Board of Trustees. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to seat Mr. Kevin Killer as the Student Senate representative on the Board of Trustees. Mr. Richard Iron Cloud seconded the motion.

 

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

 

5.  FINANCE

 

Mr. Kevin Killer entered the meeting at 5:15 p.m.

 

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

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the Finance Committee meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Gerald One Feather and Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

6.   PROGRAM POLICY  

 

     1.   No Meeting

 

7.  PERSONNEL

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the personnel committee meeting minutes to the board for approval. (See Appendix II)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the personnel committee meeting 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 stated he will bring the resignations to the next board meeting.

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the issue with the smoke free and tobacco free campus.

 

9.  OLD BUSINESS

 

     1.   Bids for General Construction Built House

 

Mr. Shortbull informed the board that there were no bids submitted for the house. Mr. Shortbull presented changes from the previous bid announcement and asked for board approval.

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve the changes to the bid announcement as presented. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion. (See Attachment B)

 

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

 

10. NEW BUSINESS  

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the issue with the future construction projects and requested the board’s guidance on the next Title III funding project. We need the board’s authorization to allow the administration to put in for the Title III construction grants for the K-4 school.   

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather made a motion to approve the administration to put in for the Title III construction grant for the K-4 school. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  10 for;                            Against: 2                                 Not Voting: 0                            Motion Carried

 

Ms. Monna Patton stated she would like to have Mr. Shortbull come to the next Pejuta Haka Local Board meeting and address the issue with the dorm for Pejuta Haka College Center.

 

Mr. Shortbull stated the issue with the potential land and property purchase for the Agricultural Experimentation Station. Mr. Shortbull stated the Board members can set a date to go take a look at the property and at the November meeting we can make a decision if we want to enter into negotiations.

 

The date to view the potential land purchase is Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 1:00p.m.  

 

Mr. Shortbull informed the board to let Diane know if you want an OLC shirt by the 1st of November.  

 

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

 

Finance Committee– Tuesday, November 13, 2007–3:30p.m.Pine Ridge College Center

Program Policy Committee–Tuesday, November 13, 2007–4:30p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Wednesday, November 14, 2007-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Thursday, November 15, 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 6:42 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings