OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

    Regular Board of Trustees

          April 30, 2009

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                  Richard Iron Cloud                  Thomas Shortbull                  Steven Sandven

Kyle White                                                                              Gerald Giraud             

Rhonda Two Eagle                                                                  Chris Noordsy

Denise Red Owl                                                                       Diane Winters

Richard Red Owl

Dennis Brewer

Pete Red Willow

Bennett Sierra

Gerald One Feather entered the meeting at 5:19 p.m.

Ernie Little entered the meeting at 5:19 p.m.

John Her Many Horses entered the meeting at 6:00 p.m.

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:16 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the April 8, 2009 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes. Mr. Kyle White seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.   Francine Poor Bear resignation as a BOT member

 

Mr. Shortbull presented Ms. Francine Poor Bear’s resignation as a BOT member to the Board of Trustees. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to accept Ms. Francine Poor Bear’s resignation letter as a BOT member as presented. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

5.   FINANCE

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a maintenance consultant contract for Leonard Ferguson to do maintenance work at eight college centers in the amount of $17,225.00 to the board for approval. (See Attachment B)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the maintenance consultant contract for Leonard Ferguson to do some maintenance work at the nine college centers in the amount of $17,225.00 as presented. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

6.   PROGRAM POLICY  

 

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

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to approve the Program Policy Committee meeting minutes with the correction. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

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. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

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

 

 

10.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the resignations.

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to enter into executive session. Mr. Kyle White seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Entered into Executive Session at 5:49 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 6:32 p.m.

 

 

11.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

12. NEW BUSINESS  

 

Mr. Shortbull stated we need to appoint a secretary for the Board of Trustees preferably someone from Kyle because of the need to get signatures.

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion for Ms. Denise Red Owl to be the secretary for the Board of Trustees. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  9 for;                             Against: 0                                Not Voting: 1                           Motion Carried

 

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

 

Finance Committee– Tuesday, May 26, 2009–3:00p.m.–Pine Ridge College Center

Program Policy Committee-Tuesday, May 26, 2009–4:00p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Wednesday, May 27, 2009-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Thursday, May 28, 2009-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

14.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 6:35 p.m.

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings