OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

                                                                   Regular Board of Trustees

                                                                         February 28, 2013

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                                                                  Thomas Shortbull                    Steven Sandven

Bennett Sierra                                                                          Marilyn Pourier

Dennis Brewer                                                                         Ursula Gaernter

Alice Perkins                                                                           Michelle Yankton

Pheobe Tallman          

Pete Red Willow

Gerald One Feather

Garrett Little Bear

Emma Featherman-Sam

Warren Cross

Denise Red Owl

Anthony Wounded Head

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:10 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 January 31, 2013 regular Board of Trustees

meeting minutes. Mr. Anthony Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.   Head Start Report – Michelle Yankton

 

Ms. Michelle Yankton gave a report on Head Start to the board for approval. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Anthony Wounded Head made a motion to accept the report on Head Start as presented.  Mr. Garrett Little Bear

seconded the motion.

 

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

 

5.   FINANCE

 

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

 

The board requested the following corrections to the finance committee meeting minutes to have Denise Red Owl be

listed under present at the meeting, have Anthony Wounded Head calling the meeting to order and have Newton

Cummings giving the invocation.

 

Mr. Anthony Wounded made a motion to approve the finance committee meeting minutes with the changes to have

Denise Red Owl be listed under present at the meeting, have Anthony Wounded Head calling the meeting to order

and have Newton Cummings giving the invocation. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented an e-mail from Doug O’Bryan (See Attachment B) on the septic problems at the Kyle College,

and Mr. O’ Bryan recommended that he first look at what is the problem, and the bid for determining the problem was

$1,510 (Attachment C).  If the problem is that the drain field is no longer functional, Mr. O’Bryan was recommending

that the drain field be abandoned, a new pumping station be installed to hook the Kyle College Center up to Kyle Village

sewer system in the amount of $28,340. (See Attachment D)  Mr. Shortbull recommended approving first the bid of

$1,510 to determine the problem with the Kyle College Center drain field, an if Mr. O’Bryan determined that a pumping

station was needed to resolve the sewer problems at the Kyle College Center, to also approve pending a determination

that a pumping station was needed, the $28,340 bid to install a pumping station.

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve the bid from Doug O’Bryan Contracting for determining the problem with

the Kyle College Center drain field in the amount of $1,510.00 as presented. Mr. Garrett Little Bear seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Anthony Wounded Head made a motion that if Mr. O’Bryan determines that a pumping station is needed to resolve

the problems with Kyle College Center sewer system, the Board approves the bid of $28,340.  Mr. Gerald One Feather

seconded the motion.

 

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

 

6.   PROGRAM POLICY  

 

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

 

Ms. Alice Perkins requested to have her name be corrected on the program policy committee meeting minutes.

 

Ms. Emma Featherman-Sam made a motion to table the revisions – 62-120 – Substance Abuse/Drug Free Work

Environment Policy. Mr. Warren Cross seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  11 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 1                           Motion Carried

 

Mr. Garrett Little Bear made a motion to approve the new degree – Associate of Applied Science in Information

Technology as presented and the correction to have Ms. Alice Perkins name be corrected on the minutes. Ms. Alice

Perkins 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. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the personnel committee meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Warren

Cross seconded the motion.

 

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

 

8.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on resignations.

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on the Assessment Director applicant.

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on the FY-2014 potential funding.

 

9.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

10. NEW BUSINESS  

 

 

  1.  OLC’s Self Study Report

 

Mr. Shortbull presented OLC’s Self Study Report to the board for approval. (See Attachment E)

 

Mr. Warren Cross made a motion to approve OLC’s Self Study Report as presented. Mr. Gerald One Feather

seconded the motion.

 

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

 

 

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

 

Program Policy Committee-Tuesday, March 26, 2013–12:00p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Finance Committee– Tuesday, March 26, 2013 – 1:00 p.m.- Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Wednesday, March 27, 2013-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Thursday, March 28, 2013-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

 

11.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Ms. Alice Perkins seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 6:19 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                              Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

                                                                               Marilyn Pourier

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings