OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

    Regular Board of Trustees

          September 29, 2009

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                  Gerald One Feather                  Thomas Shortbull                   Steven Sandven

Dennis Brewer                         Bennett Sierra                          Gerald Giraud

Pete Red Willow                                                                      Marilyn Pourier

John Her Many Horses                                                            Diane Winters

Rhonda Two Eagle

Kyle White

Richard Iron Cloud

Richard Red Owl

Denise Red Owl

Ernie Little

Pheobe Tallman entered at 6:35 p.m. 

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:20 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Ernie Little gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the August 27, 2009 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes. Mr. Ernie Little seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.   PROGRAM POLICY  

 

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

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the Program Policy Committee meeting minutes as presented. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Entered into executive session at 6:40 p.m.

Out of executive session at 6:48 p.m.

 

5.  FINANCE

 

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

 

Ms. Pheobe Tallman entered the meeting at 6:35 p.m.

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the Finance Committee meeting minutes with the exception of the motion for the requisition for the General Store for chain link package/concrete in the amount of $14,390.26. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve Lost Dog Welding & Construction for the chain link fence package including concrete in the amount of $15,148.33 under Indian preference.  Ms. Denise Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull asked the Board of Trustees if they would be interested in a laptop and all the information pertaining to the board meetings will be emailed to them and not mailed out.

 

The following are the board members who are interested in the laptops:

Denise Red Owl

Ernie Little

Pheobe Tallman

John Her Many Horses

Pete Red Willow

Dennis Brewer

 

Diane will contact Bennett and Gerald tomorrow and ask them if they would like a laptop.

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to allow the Board of Trustees members to get laptops. Mr. Pete Red Willow 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)

 

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

 

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

 

7.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

Mr. Shortbull informed the board he will present the resignations at the October board meeting.

 

8.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

9. NEW BUSINESS  

 

No New Business

 

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

 

Finance Committee– Thursday, October 15, 2009–3:00 p.m.–Pine Ridge College Center

Program Policy Committee-Thursday, October 15, 2009–4:30p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Monday, October 19, 2009-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Tuesday, October 20, 2009-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

11.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Ernie Little seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m.

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                                     Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings