OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

        Regular Board of Trustees

          October 20, 2009

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                  Rhonda Two Eagle                  Thomas Shortbull                   Steven Sandven

Pete Red Willow                                                                      Gerald Giraud

John Her Many Horses                                                            Marilyn Pourier

Dennis Brewer                                                                         Diane Winters

Pheobe Tallman                                                                                  

Bennett Sierra

Denise Red Owl

Richard Iron Cloud

Richard Red Owl

Ernie Little

Gerald One Feather

Anthony Valella

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:21 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Richard Iron Cloud gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the September 29, 2009 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.   Board By-laws Amendment – Compensation of Trustees

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Board By-laws Amendment – Compensation of Trustees to the board for approval. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the Board By-laws Amendment – Compensation of Trustees as presented. Mr. Dennis Brewer and Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to place the seating of the Student Senate President Mr. Anthony Vallela on the agenda. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to seat the Student Senate President Mr. Anthony Vallela on the Board of Trustees. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion. 

 

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

 

*Anthony Valella will be on the Program Policy Committee

 

5.  FINANCE

 

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

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve the Finance Committee meeting minutes with the correction that Pheobe Tallman was not at the meeting. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a change order for the multipurpose building in the amount of $208,962.00 to the board for approval. (See Attachment B)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the change order for the multipurpose building in the amount of $208,962.00 as presented. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Salomon Sanitation garbage disposal contract for the Head Start Program in the amount of $24,420 to the board for approval. (See Attachment C)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the Salomon Sanitation garbage disposal Contract  for the Head Start Program in the amount of $24,420 with the understanding that we get a good deal for the OST garbage disposal fee. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

6.   PROGRAM POLICY

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a new policy on Child Mental Health from the Head Start Program to the board for approval. (See Attachment D)

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to approve the new policy on Child Mental Health from the Head Start Program as presented. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a revision to the Attendance policy from the Head Start Program to the board for approval. (See Attachment E)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the revision to the Attendance policy from the Head Start Program as presented. Mr. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a revision to the In-Kind Policy from the Head Start Program to the board for approval. (See Attachment F)

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the revision to the In-Kind Policy from the Head Start Program as presented. Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  12 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 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: 1                           Motion Carried

 

8.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

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

 

9.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

10. NEW BUSINESS  

 

  1. DUSEL Memorandum of Agreement

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the DUSEL Memorandum of Agreement to the board for approval. (See Attachment G)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve differing action indefinitely until approving the letter of intent regarding the Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory (“DUSEL”) that is in the planning stages until the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has endorsed same and all Tribal and federal regulatory agencies have completed their assessment, i.e. historic preservation office, environmental assessment and NAGPRA. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to go into executive session. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Entered into Executive Session at 6:18 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 7:00 p.m.

 

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

 

Finance Committee– Thursday, November 12, 2009–3:30 p.m.–Pine Ridge College Center

Program Policy Committee-Thursday, November 12, 2009–4:30p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Monday, November 16, 2009-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Tuesday, November 17, 2009-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

12.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 7:05 p.m.

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings