20 September 2016 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 September 20, 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.

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 discussion or consideration of a personnel matter pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(1). 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 September, 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: September 20, 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.  NPC Faculty Association   Ryan Rademacher
  D.  Human Resources   Written Report
  E.  NPC Classified and Administrative Support Organization (CASO)   Written Report
  F.  NPC Student Government Association (SGA)   No Report
5. Consent Agenda
  1. August 16, 2016 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
  2. August 16, 2016 Executive Session Minutes
  3. Intergovernmental Agreement between Navajo County Community College District
    and Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT)
Action Chair Handorf
6. Old Business:    
  A.  None    
7. New Business:    
  A.  Northeastern Arizona Training Center (NATC) Report   Director Stuart Bishop
  B.  Leadership Academy Report   Colleen Readel
  C.  Request to Approve Lease Agreement with NAU Action Interim Vice President Ellison
  D.  Request to Approve Budget Development Calendar Action Interim Vice President Ellison
  E.  2016 – 2017 Strategic Priorities   Vice President Vest
  F.  Request to Approve Purchase of Locksets Action Interim Vice President Ellison
  G.  Request to Approve Vehicle Purchases Action Interim Vice President Ellison
  H.  Bales Avenue Improvement Status Report   Interim Vice President Ellison
  I.  Executive Session
Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(1), the Board may vote to hold an executive session for discussion or consideration of a personnel matter.
Action Chair Handorf
  J.  Possible Action on Personnel Matter Action Board Members
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 – October 18, 2016
and Board Retreat – September 21, 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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