OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

                                                                                Regular Board of Trustees

                                                                                      August 25, 2011

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT        OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                  John Her Many Horses            Thomas Shortbull          Steven Sandven

Bennett Sierra                          Pheobe Tallman                       Gerald Giraud

Rhonda Two Eagle                                                                  Marilyn Pourier

Jackie Rowland                                                                       Diane Winters

Pete Red Willow

Warren Cross

Gerald One Feather

Dennis Brewer

Richard Red Owl

Aloysius Wounded Head

Denise Red Owl

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:17 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the July 10, 2011 regular Board of Trustees meeting

minutes. Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.    Seating of Pass Creek College Center BOT member – Pheobe Tallman

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to seat Ms. Pheobe Tallman as the Pass Creek College Center BOT member.

Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Ms. Pheobe Tallman will be on the Personnel Committee.

 

5.    FINANCE

 

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

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve the Finance Committee meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Gerald One

Feather seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a requisition referred from the Finance Committee meeting from the Head Start Program to Foreman

Sales & Service, Inc. for one 29 passenger bus in the amount of $49,327 to the full board for approval.

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve the requisition referred from the Finance Committee meeting from the Head Start

Program to Foreman Sales & Service, Inc. for one 29 passenger bus in the amount of $49,327 as presented. Mr. Aloysius

Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a requisition referred from the Finance Committee meeting from the Head Start Program to Trucks of

Bismarck, Inc. for one 47 passenger bus in the amount of $82,020 to the full board for approval.

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve the requisition referred from the Finance Committee meeting from the Head Start

Program to Trucks of Bismarck, Inc. for one 47 passenger bus in the amount of $82,020 as presented. Mr. Aloysius Wounded

Head and Ms. Denise Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a consultant contract referred from the Finance Committee meeting from the Head Start Program for Larry

Salway to provide therapy services for the Head Start Program with the amount not to exceed $20,000.00 on the consultant contract

to the full board for approval. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve the consultant contract referred from the Finance Committee meeting from the Head

Start Program for Larry Salway to provide therapy services for the Head Start Program with the amount not to exceed $20,000.00

to the full board for approval. Ms. Denise Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a change order from RCS construction for the Rapid City College Center to relocate the sidewalk the change

order will be decreased by $500.00 to the full board for approval. (See Attachment B)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the change order from RCS construction for the Rapid City College Center to relocate

the sidewalk the change order will be decreased by $500.00 as presented. Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head 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. Dennis Brewer made a motion to approve the Program Policy committee meeting as presented. Ms. Jackie Rowland 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. Dennis Brewer made a motion to approve the Personnel Committee meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a contract renewal that was not presented at the Personnel Committee meeting for Art Balcom (Part-time) for the

Applied Science Department - $20,000 pro rated for 22 pay periods for contract year 2011-2012 to the full board for approval. (See Attachment C)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the contract renewal that was not presented at the Personnel Committee meeting for Art Balcom

(Part-time) for the Applied Science Department - $20,000 pro rated for 22 pay periods for contract year 2011-2012 as presented. Mr. Aloysius

Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

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

 

7.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS    

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on the resignations.

 

8.  OLD BUSINESS

 

1.       No Old Business

 

9. NEW BUSINESS  

 

1.       Continue Production of Black Elk Speaks Play

 

Mr. Shortbull presented asked for the BOT’s advice on whether to stop the Black Elk Speaks for next summer or continue with the production

of the Black Elks Speak Play for next summer.

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to give the administration authority to do what they need to in order to keep the play going for next summer.

Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to offer the reservation schools the production of Black Elks Speaks with a total cost of $3,000.00 per event day

with OLC paying for half of the cost of the production with schools required to pay $1,500.00 for the play to come to their schools. Mr. Pete Red

Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to go into executive session. Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Enter into Executive Session at 6:34 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 6:50 p.m.

 

2.      Estate of Lurence Dorcy

 

Mr. Steven Sandven the college attorney presented a recommendation to forego joining any litigation efforts at contesting the purported last will of Lurence

Dorcy to the board for approval. (See Attachment D)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to forego joining any litigation efforts at contesting the purported last will of Lurence Dorcy as presented. Mr. Richard

Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

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

 

Finance Committee– Tuesday, September 27, 2011 – 2:00 p.m. – Pine Ridge College Center

Program Policy Committee-Tuesday, September 27, 2011–4:00p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Wednesday, September 28, 2011-4:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Thursday, September 29, 2011-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

11.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 6:52 p.m.

 

 

                                                                           

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                              Recording Secretary

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings