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ECC Trustees approve purchases, actions at April 12, 2016 meeting

The Community College District 509 Board of Trustees approved several recommendations from college administrators during a public meeting on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Elgin Community College. The meeting was held in Seigle Auditorium in Building E at the college, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

Chair Donna Redmer, EdD, presided over the meeting attended by Trustees Eleanor MacKinney, CAS; John Duffy, MSEd; Jeffrey Meyer, JD; Clare Ollayos, DC; and Student Trustee Jorge Galvan. Trustees Angela J. Causey and Art Sauceda, CPA were absent.

The trustees voted to approve, adopt, authorize, affirm, or accept:

  • College reports.
  • The minutes of the closed-session of the regular board meeting held March 8, 2016.
  • The minutes of the regular board meeting held March 8, 2016.
  • Ratification of the Report of Expenses for March 2016.
  • Destruction of audiotapes of closed-sessions of September 9, 2014.
  • Amendment to board policy EP:3 Budgeting.
  • Authorization to approve an update of the Joint Agreement with College of Lake County.
  • Authorization to contract for the procurement of a comprehensive content management system (CMS) for the college's website from TerminalFour (Boston, MA) in the amount of $55,477 for year one, and $16, 613 in years two and three.
  • Authorization to contract for parking lot and roadway repairs with Arrow Road Construction Company (Mt. Prospect, IL) in an amount not to exceed $471,870.
  • Assignment of Marta Walz, Professor I of Communications Studies, to the Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs (ICISP) faculty exchange program at Carlow College in Carlow, Ireland for the 2016 fall semester.
  • Resolution appointing Mr. Diego Gonzalez as the Student Trustee for 2016-2017.
  • Resolution of Appreciation for Jorge Galvan, Student Member of the Board, who concluded his term on April 12, 2016.
  • Election of Ms. Eleanor MacKinney as board chair for a one-year term.
  • Election of Mr. John Duffy as board secretary for a one-year term.
  • Election of Mr. Jeffrey Meyer as board vice chair for a one-year term.
  • Appointment of Ms. Sharon Konny as treasurer for a one-year term.
  • Reappointment of Sikich LLP to conduct the annual audit for fiscal year 2016 in amount not to exceed $83,331.
  • Appointment of law firms to act as legal counsel for the college.
  • The board Chair's appointments of individual board members as representatives and liaisons to various committees of the college and external organizations.
  • Reconfirmation of the schedule of meetings for calendar year 2016 (adopted October 6, 2015), to be held in the Seigle Auditorium of Building E (University Business Center).
  • President's recommended administrative line of succession in the case of emergency during the president's absence.

The next regular board meeting will be held in the Building E Seigle Auditorium on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, beginning at 6:30 p.m. 


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