Board Meeting

Regular Board Meeting Agenda January 20, 2015


Call to Order



Retiree Recognition [Dr. Richard Rhodes, Ms. Gerry Tucker]

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Swearing-In Ceremony

For Trustee Gigi Edwards Bryant (Place 2) [Dr. Molly Beth Malcolm, Senator Kirk Watson]

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Election of Board Officers

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Citizen's Communication

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Report from Associations

Adjunct Faculty Association [Dr. Matthew Pappas]
Classified Employees Association [Ms. Bernie Hinterlong]
Full-Time Faculty Senate [Dr. Rennison Lalgee]
Professional-Technical Employees Association [Mr. Stephen Bassett]
Student Government Association[Mr. John Gizdich III]

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Report from the Board Chairperson

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Report from the Board Vice Chair

Announcements and Events

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Report from the Board Secretary

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President’s Administrative Report [Dr. Richard Rhodes ]

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Reports to the Board

Financial Report – November 2014 [Mr. Neil Vickers]

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Consent Item(s)

9243- Memorial Resolution for Dr. Richard Cutler [Dr. Mary Hensley, Ms. Guadalupe Sosa]

9244-Minutes of the November 3, 2014 Regular Meeting and November 17, 2014 Work Session of the Austin Community College District Board of Trustees[Dr. Mary Hensley, Ms. Guadalupe Sosa, Dr. Vic Villarreal]

9245- Authorization to Request Legislative Approval of an Amendment to the Texas Education Code to Remove the Portion of Gonzalez County that is in the Service Area of Austin Community College District and Place It Within the Service Area of Victoria College[Dr. Molly Beth Malcolm]

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Discussion/Possible Action:

9246 -Austin Community College District Federal Legislative Priorities for 2015 [Dr. Molly Beth Malcolm]

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9247 -Approval of Proposed Associate of Applied Science Degree in Converging Media Production[Mr. Mike Midgley]

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9248 -Bond Oversight Advisory Committee [Mr. Ben Ferrell, Dr. Mary Hensley]

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9249 -Approval to Negotiate and Execute a Contract for the Conversion of an Elevator With the Contractor Who Provides the Best Value [Mr. Ben Ferrell]

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9250 -Approval of Resolution Expressing Intent to Finance Expenditures to Be Incurred by the Austin Community College District for the Construction of Improvements in Connection with the renovation of Highland Mall for College Purposes [Mr. Neil Vickers]

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9251 -Update on P3 Project [Mr. Cobby Caputo]

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Executive Session

Consultation with legal counsel regarding the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property pursuant to Government Code §551.072; pending or contemplated litigation or a settlement offer pursuant to Government Code §551.071; and/or relating to personnel matters, including the ACC Board of Trustees Self-Evaluation, pursuant to Government Code §551.074.

The Board may go into executive session to deliberate regarding real property, prospective gifts, personnel matters, and security devices as specifically listed on this agenda.  The Board of Trustees may also announce it will go into Executive Session, if necessary, to receive advice from Legal Counsel regarding any item on this agenda.