OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

        Regular Board of Trustees

           November 17, 2009

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                  Bennett Sierra                          Thomas Shortbull                   Steven Sandven

Dennis Brewer                                                                         Gerald Giraud

Pete Red Willow                                                                      Diane Winters

Anthony Vallela         

Pheobe Tallman

Gerald One Feather

Ernie Little

Richard Iron Cloud

Richard Red Owl

Denise Red Owl

Rhonda Two Eagle

John Her Many Horses

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:1 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 October 20, 2009 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  11 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. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

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

 

5.   PROGRAM POLICY

 

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

 

Ms. Rhonda Two Eagle entered the meeting at 5:21 p.m.

 

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

 

Vote:   9 for;                            Against: 0                                Not Voting: 2                           Motion Carried

 

6.  PERSONNEL

 

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

 

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

 

7.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

Mr. Shortbull informed the board of the resignations.

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on the Chief Illinewick costume that was given to OLC for the archives.

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to have the attorney to draft a resolution to petition the South Dakota District 27 Representatives introduce a bill to have all the school districts remove mascot names. Mr. Anthony Vallela seconded the motion.

 

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

 

8.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

9. NEW BUSINESS  

 

  1. Authorizing President to Negotiate Purchase of Carmike Parking Lot

 

Mr. Shortbull requested authorization to negotiate purchasing the Carmike parking lot.

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve authorizing the President to negotiate purchase of Carmike parking lot. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.   

 

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

 

  1. Additional Day Off for Christmas and New Year’s Season

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a memo requesting an additional day off for the Christmas and New Year’s Season to the board for approval. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the memo requesting an additional day off for Christmas and New Year’s Season as presented. Mr. Anthony Vallela and Mr. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Ernie Little discussed the idea of designating a day for OST President’s Day.

Ms. Rhonda Two Eagle stated the OST can designate the OST President’s Day.

 

Mr. Newton Cummings stated the attorney can inform the board of his research at the next board meeting.

 

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

Investment Report-Thursday, December 17, 2009-3:00 p.m.-Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Finance Committee–Friday, December 18, 2009-10:30a.m.-Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Program Policy Committee–Friday, December 18, 2009-1:00 p.m.-Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Personnel Committee-Friday, December 18, 2009-2:30 p.m.-Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Board of Trustees-Saturday, December 19, 2009-8:00 a.m.-Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Board/Local Board Training-Saturday, December 19, 2009-9:00 a.m.-Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

 

11.  ADJOURNMENT

 

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

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 5:57 p.m.

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings