12 April 2016 DGB Agenda

Navajo County Community College District Governing Board

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Notice of Public Meeting

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board (Board) and to the general public that the Board will hold a regular District Governing Board Meeting, open to the public, on April 12, 2016 beginning at 10:00 a.m. (M.S.T.). The meeting will be held at the Northland Pioneer College Painted Desert Campus, Tiponi Community Center meeting room, located at 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona.

Notice is hereby given that Board members may convene in numbers that constitute a quorum for a reception to honor retiring members of staff and faculty, held at the Northland Pioneer College Painted Desert Campus, Tiponi Community Center meeting room, located at 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona, immediately following the conclusion of the Regular District Governing Board Meeting. No action will be taken by the Board at this event.

One or more Board members and/or staff members may participate in the meeting by telephone if necessary.

The public is invited to check on addenda that may be posted up to 24 hours prior to the meeting. Copies of the meeting agenda may be obtained through the Office of the President, Northland Pioneer College, Painted Desert Campus, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, AZ, telephone (928) 524-7418 or (800) 266-7845 Ext. 7418, at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting. If any disabled person needs any type of accommodation, please notify Paul Hempsey at the above address or telephone number at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled time.

The Board may vote to enter Executive Session for discussion or consultation for legal advice with its attorney on any matter listed on the agenda pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03 (A)(3). The Board may direct action concerning settlement proposal in public session, including approval or disapproval of proposed settlement and authorization to legal counsel to take appropriate actions concerning same. Should the District’s attorney not be present in person, notice is further given that the attorney may appear by speakerphone.

I, Paul Hempsey, certify that this notice of public meeting, prepared pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, was posted on or before the 11th day of April, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
Paul Hempsey,
Recording Secretary to the Board


District Governing Board
Regular Meeting Agenda

Painted Desert Campus, Tiponi Community Center
2251 East Navajo Boulevard, Holbrook, Arizona

Date: April 12, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m. (MST)


Item Description   Resource
1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance   Chair Handorf
2. Adoption of the Agenda Action Chair Handorf
3. Call for Public Comment
Individuals may address the Board on any relevant issue for up to 5 minutes. At the close of the call to the public, Board members may not respond to any comments but may respond to criticism, ask staff to review a matter or ask that a matter be placed on a future agenda.
  Chair Handorf
4. Reports:    
  A.  Financial Position   Interim Vice President Ellison
  B.  NPC Friends and Family Report   Director Wilson
  C.  Human Resources   Written Report
  D.  NPC Classified and Administrative Support Organization (CASO)   No Report
  E.  NPC Faculty Association   Written Report
  F.  NPC Student Government Association (SGA)   Written Report
  G.  NPC Outstanding Alumnus Award – Spring 2016   Written Report
5. Consent Agenda
  1. March 22, 2016 Regular Board Minutes
  2. Curriculum Modification:
    1. Program Modification – Mechatronics
      AAS, CAS, CP (3 Specializations)
Action Chair Handorf
6. Old Business:    
  A.  None    
7. New Business:    
  A.  Executive Session
Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(1) and (A)(3), the Board may vote to hold an executive session for discussion or consideration of a personnel matter, as well as for discussion or consultation with its attorney to receive legal advice concerning the personnel matter.
  Chair Handorf
  B.  Possible Action on Personnel Matter Action Chair Handorf
  C.  Request to Approve Emeritus Status – Sandra Johnson Action Faculty Association
  D.  Presentation of Meritorious and Emeritus Awards
Sandra Johnson (2003 – 2016) – Faculty Emeritus Award
JoAnn Barnes-Slocum (1994 – 2016) – Meritorious Service Award
Lorraine Benally (1995 – 2016) – Administrator Emeritus Award
Margaret White (1991 – 2016) – Meritorious Service Award
Jim Boblett (1976 – 2016) – Faculty Emeritus Award
Claude Endfield (1988 – 2016) – Faculty Emeritus Award
Barry Graham (2000 – 2016) – Faculty Emeritus Award
Barry Richins (1975 – 2016) Faculty Emeritus Award
Doug Seely (2001 – 2016) Faculty Emeritus Award
  Various
  E.  Review of Budget Analysis   Interim Vice President Ellison
  F.  First Read – 2016 – 2017 Primary Property Tax   Interim Vice President Ellison
  G.  Request to Approve 2016 – 2017 Preliminary Budget Action Interim Vice President Ellison
  H.  Request to Approve 2016 – 2019 Preliminary Capital Budget Action Interim Vice President Ellison
  I.  Enrollment Report   Vice President Vest
  J.  Request to Approve Purchase of Unified Communication Solution/
Voice over IP and Professional Services
Action Director Way
  K.  Request to Approve Purchase of Laerdal Sim Man Manikin Action Vice President Vest
  L.  Strategic Planning Directive from the Board   President Swarthout
8. Standing Business:    
  A.  Strategic Planning and Accreditation Steering Committee Report   Vice President Vest
  B.  President's Report   President Swarthout
  C.  DGB Agenda Items and Informational Needs for Next Meeting   Chair Handorf
9. Board Report/Summary of Current Events   Board Members
10. Announcement of Next Regular Meeting – May 17, 2016   Chair Handorf
11. Adjournment Action Chair Handorf

The District Governing Board may consider any item on this agenda in any order and at any time during the meeting. The District Governing Board may take action to approve, or may take other action, regarding all items of New Business, Old Business, Standing Business, or the President's Report. The Board may vote to hold an executive session for the purpose of obtaining legal advice from the District's attorney on any matter listed on the agenda pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(3). Should the District's attorney not be present in person, notice is further given that the attorney may appear by speakerphone. One or more Board members and/or staff members may participate in the meeting by telephone if necessary.

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