OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

        Regular Board of Trustees

             August 27, 2009

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                  Rhonda Two Eagle                  Thomas Shortbull                    Steven Sandven

John Her Many Horses            Kyle White                              Gerald Giraud

Dennis Brewer                                                                         Marilyn Pourier

Denise Red Owl                                                                       Diane Winters

Richard Red Owl

Richard Iron Cloud

Ernie Little

Gerald One Feather

Bennett Sierra

Pheobe Tallman

Pete Red Willow entered at 5:34 p.m.

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:28 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Richard Iron Cloud gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to approve the minutes of the July 26, 2009 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes.

Mr. John Her Many Horses and Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.  FINANCE

 

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. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a memo from Todd Hesson with Encompass Arch. recommending Hildebrand’s bid for the Pejuta Haka dormitory

parking lot in the amount of $73,716.64 to the board for approval. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow entered the meeting at 5:34 p.m.

 

Mr. Richard Red Owl made a motion to approve Hildebrand’s bid for the Pejuta Haka dormitory parking lot in the amount of $73,716.64

as presented. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Steven Sandven will draft a TERO compliance plan for OLC.

 

5.   PROGRAM POLICY  

 

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

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather made a motion to approve the Program Policy Committee meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

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

 

6.  PERSONNEL

 

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

 

Ms. Denise Red Owl made a motion to go into executive session. Mr. Ernie Little seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Entered into executive Session at 5:50 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 5:58 p.m.

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the Personnel Committee meeting minutes except item 4 under reassignments and item 5 under contract

adjustments. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a reassignment that was not presented at the August 25, Personnel Committee meeting to the board for approval.

(See Attachment B Item A)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the reassignment with the correction. Mr. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a salary adjustment that was not presented at the August 25, Personnel Committee meeting to the board for approval.

(See Attachment B Item B)  

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the salary adjustment that was not presented at the August 25, Personnel Committee meeting as presented.

Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

7.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the resignations.

 

8.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

9. NEW BUSINESS  

 

  1. Board Training and Travel

 

2009-

NIEA – Richard Iron Cloud, Pete Red Willow

Falmouth – Dennis Brewer, Denise King-Red Owl

 

2010-

AIHEC - None

NIEA – Ernie Little, Bennett Sierra

 

Mr. Steven Sandven is currently doing a due diligence on the bank offering the debit cards to OLC.

 

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

 

Finance Committee– Monday, September 28, 2009–2:30 p.m.–Piya Wiconi Board Room

Program Policy Committee-Tuesday, September 22, 2009–4:30p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Monday, September 28, 2009-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Tuesday, September 29, 2009-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

Mr. Steven Sandven gave his opinion on the Nepotism Policy to the board. (See Attachment C)

 

11.  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 7:40 p.m.

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings