17 February 2015 DGB Agenda

Navajo County Community College District Governing Board

Our Mission: Northland Pioneer College creates,
supports and promotes lifelong learning.


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 February 17, 2015 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.

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 Lisa Jayne at the above address or telephone number at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled time.

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.

I, Lisa Jayne, certify that this notice of public meeting, prepared pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, was posted on or before the 16th day of February, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Lisa Jayne, Recording Secretary to the Board


District Governing Board
Regular Meeting Agenda

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

Date: February 17, 2015

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   Vice President Hatch
  B.  Human Resources   Director Hokanson
  C.  CASO   Margaret White
  D.  NPC Faculty Association   FA Representative
  E.  NPC Student Government Association
  Joshua Rogers
  F.  NPC Friends and Family Report   Betsyann Wilson
  G.  Small Business Development Center (SBDC)   Tracy Mancuso
5. Consent Agenda
  1. January 20, 2015 Regular Board Minutes; January 20, 2015 Study Session Minutes;
    January 20, 2015 Executive Session Minutes
  2. Request to Approve Modification of the Associate of Business (ABus)
  3. Request to Approve Modification of the following Early Childhood Studies Degrees:
    Early Childhood Management AAS, CAS; Family Care AAS, CAS, CP;
    Infant/Toddler AAS, CAS, CP; Preschool AAS, CAS, CP; School Age AAS, CAS, CP
  4. Request to Approve Modification of the Fire Science AAS, CAS, CP
  5. Request to Approve Modification of the Human Services AAS, CAS, CP
  6. Request to Approve Modification of the Mechatronics AAS
  7. Request to Approve Modification of the Industrial Maintenance And Operations AAS, CAS, CP

Action Chair Handorf
6. Old Business: None    
7. New Business:    
  A.  Request to Approve Administrator Emeritus Award – Eric Bishop Action President Swarthout
  B.  Request to Approve Purchase of SmartBoards, Projectors and Document Cameras Action President Swarthout
  C.  Request to Approve Silver Creek Reinvention Plan Action President Swarthout
  D.  Request to Accept Expenditure Limitation Report Action Vice President Hatch
  E.  Request to Approve Adjustment to Fiscal Year 2013-14 Adopted Budget Action Vice President Hatch
  F.  Introductory Budget Analysis   Vice President Hatch
  G.  First Read: Salary & Wages 2015-2016   Vice President Hatch
  H.  First Read: Tuition & Fees 2015-2016   Vice President Hatch
  I.  First Read: Policy 1087: Definition of Decentralization   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 – March 17, 2015
DGB Strategic Planning Retreat – March 12, 2015
  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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