20 October 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 October 20, 2015 beginning at 9:00 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 Paul Hempsey 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, Paul Hempsey, certify that this notice of public meeting, prepared pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, was posted on or before the 19th day of October, 2015 at 9:00 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: October 20, 2015

Time: 9:00 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   Vice President Hatch
  C.  CASO   Margaret White
  D.  NPC Faculty Association   John Chapin
  E.  NPC Student Government Association
  Anthony Hill
  F.  NPC Friends and Family Report   Director Wilson
  G.  Small Business Development Center   Director Mancuso
5. Consent Agenda
  1. September 15, 2015 Regular Board Minutes;
    September 28, 2015 Special Teleconference Minutes
  2. Dual Enrollment Intergovernmental Agreement between Navajo County Community College District and Whiteriver USD;
    Heber-Overgaard USD; Hopi Jr./Sr. High
Action Chair Handorf
6. Old Business: None    
7. New Business:    
  A.  Request to Approve Administrator Emeritus Status
      Blaine Hatch
Action Dean Belknap
  B.  Request to Approve Native American Serving Nontribal
      Institutions
program (NASNTI) grant
Action Vice President Vest
  C.  Request to Approve 2016-2017 Strategic Priorities Action Vice President Vest
  D.  Review of Space Use Study   Vice President Hatch
  E.  Request to Approve Contract Student Retention
      Management Solution Software

Action Vice President Hatch
  F.  Request to Approve Contract LCC Sidewalk Improvements
Action Vice President Hatch
  G.  Request to Approve Contract SCC Drainage and Landscaping Action Vice President Hatch
  H.  Request to Approve Contract WMC Drainage and Landscaping Action Vice President Hatch
  I.  Review of Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Guidelines
     
for Qualified Faculty Requirements
  Vice President Vest
  J.  Review of iBEST House Project   Vice President Vest
  K.  Request to Approve Hopi Tribal Housing Authority Contract Action Vice President Vest
  L.  Review of College Bound and Finish Line Scholarship Utilization
  Vice President Vest
  M.  Request to Approve NATC Pavement Improvement Project Action Vice President Vest
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 – November 17, 2015
Groundbreaking and Board Retreat Immediately Following
  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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