OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

      Regular Board of Trustees

             April 29, 2010

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                                                                  Thomas Shortbull                    Steven Sandven

Bennett Sierra                                                                          Gerald Giraud 

Dennis Brewer                                                                         Arlene Quist

Pete Red Willow                                                                      Diane Winters

Anthony Valella

John Her Many Horses

Gerald One Feather

Richard Red Owl

Denise Red Owl

Rhonda Two Eagle entered at 5:24 p.m.

Richard Iron Cloud entered at 5:24 p.m.

Pheobe Tallman entered at 5:27 p.m.

Ernie Little entered at 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                                                                   

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:18 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the March 25, 2010 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes.

Mr. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  9 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)

 

Ms. Rhonda Two Eagle and Mr. Richard Iron Cloud entered the meeting at 5:24 p.m.

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra 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

 

Ms. Pheobe Tallman entered the meeting at 5:27 p.m.

 

5.   PROGRAM POLICY  

Mr. Shortbull presented the program policy committee meeting minutes to the board for approval. (See Appendix II)

 

Mr. Ernie Little entered the meeting at 5:30 p.m.

 

Mr. Anthony Valella made a motion to approve the program policy committee meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Pete Red Willow

seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  13 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. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the personnel committee meeting minutes as presented. Mr. John Her Many Horses

seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  13 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 1                           Motion Carried

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a reassignment for Lavera Rose – Archivist to LRC Director - $60,000 pro-rated for 24 pay periods for

contract year 2009-2010. (Effective May 17, 2010 that was not presented at the Personnel Committee meeting to the board for

approval. (See Attachment A Item A)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the reassignment for Lavera Rose – Archivist to LRC Director – $60,000 pro-rated

for 24 pay periods for contract year 2009-2010. (Effective May 17, 2010) that was not presented at the Personnel Committee

meeting as presented. Mr. Richard Iron Cloud seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  13 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the following salary adjustments that was not presented at the Personnel Committee meeting to the board

for approval. (See Attachment A Item B)

 

  1. Sharon Two Crow – Cook for Wakpamni Head Start – Salary increase from $16,332 to $16,832 pro-rated for 21 pay periods

for contract year 2010-2011.

  1. Sue LaBatte – Cook for Manderson Head Start Cook – Salary increase from $23,553 to $24,053 pro-rated for 24 pay periods

for contract year 2010-2011.

  1. Marge Spider – Cook for Manderson Early Head Start – Salary increase from $20,485 to $20,985 pro-rated for 21 pay periods

for contract year 2010-2011.

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to approve the salary adjustments that were not presented at the Personnel Committee

meeting as presented. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  13 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the following vacancy announcement that was not presented at the Personnel Committee meeting to the

board for approval. (See Attachment B)

 

  1. Environmental Service Coordinator

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the vacancy announcement that was not presented at the Personnel Committee meeting

as presented. Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  13 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

 

10.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on resignations.

 

11.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

12. NEW BUSINESS  

 

1.   Hearing Officer

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a request from Russel Zephier to be a hearing officer for OLC to the board for approval. (See Attachment C)

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve the request from Russel Zephier to be a hearing officer for OLC as presented.

Ms. Rhonda Two Eagle seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  12 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 1                           Motion Carried

 

2.   Corporate Resolution

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a corporate resolution to give the college president authorization to approve any and all documents

associated with the day-to-day operations of the college to the board for approval. (See Attachment D)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the corporate resolution to give the college president authorization to approve any and

all documents associated with the day-to-day operations of the college as presented. Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  13 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

3.   Purchase of Rapid City Building

 

Mr. Shortbull requested authorization from the board to pursue the purchase of the Rapid City building owned by Jim Bartles

at 117 Knollwood which is next to the Rapid City College Center.

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to give authorization to pursue the purchase of the Rapid City building owned by Jim Bartles

at 117 Knollwood which is next to the Rapid City College Center. Mr. Anthony Valella seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  13 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

4.   Carpentry Program Building Project

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a request for an authorization to have the Encompass Architects draft plans for an 800 sq.ft. building

that would be given free to an individual or family through a drawing for those people who are truly needy on the Pine Ridge

Reservation.

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather made a motion to approve the authorization to have Encompass Architects to draft plan for an 800 sq.ft.

building that may be given free to an individual or family through a drawing for those people who are truly needy on the Pine Ridge

Reservation. Mr. Ernie Little seconded the meeting.

 

Vote:   13 for;                          Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

Mr. Anthony Valella made a motion to go into executive session. Mr. Ernie Little seconded the motion.

 

Vote:   13 for;                          Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

Entered into Executive Session at 6:42 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 7:18 p.m.

 

 

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

 

Special Board of Trustees Meeting-Wednesday, May 19, 2010-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room

Program Policy Committee-Monday, May 24, 2010–4:30p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Finance Committee– Tuesday, May 25, 2010–2:30p.m.–Piya Wiconi Board Room

Personnel Committee-Tuesday, May 25, 2010-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Thursday, May 27, 2010-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

14.  ADJOURNMENT

 

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

 

Vote: 13 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