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June 18, 2013 > Ohlone College Board of Trustees

Ohlone College Board of Trustees

June 12, 2013

Ohlone College swore incoming Student Trustee Prabhjot Kaur into office.

President/Superintendent Browning reported:
30 high school seniors have enrolled in a transition program at Ohlone College
A beautification program collected 60 bags of trash
45 employees were honored at a banquet.
This is the final meeting for Vice President Jim Wright.

Consent Agenda
Approved of May 2013 Payroll Warrants in the amount of $2,160,198.16
Approved hiring five new employees to full-time positions in administrative, kinesiology, nursing, engineering and deaf studies departments

Established of 2013-14 Appropriations Limit to $72,564,910.

Approved a policy stating, "the president/superintendant shall establish lines of responsibility and fix the general duties of employees within the district."

Approved New Curriculum Recommendations, 2013-2014 including courses in art, broadcasting and nursing.

Deactivated 2013-2014 review courses in biotechnology and chemistry concepts.

Approved Associated Students of Ohlone College Budget in the amount of $113,600.

Reviewed purchase orders totaling $269,543.81 and blanket purchase orders totaling $180,225.98.

Ratified Contracts with the City of Fremont, John Muir Health, NS Construction, Verde Design, Rouse Properties, the Bay Area News Group, Alliance Roofing Co, Inc, Meline Engineering Corp, Gilbane Building Co, DSA School Inspectors, LLC, Cal Compliance, Inc, Borrego Solar Systems, Inc and Stegman & Kastner, Inc in the total amount of $1,892,307.32.

Designated members of administration may sign contracts up to the statutory bid limit, where directors of certain departments are authorized to sign contracts only up to $10,000.

Approved Notice of Completion with Environmental Systems, Inc. Repairs on Building 9 complete, total cost: $144,584.

Measure G: Approval of Swing Space Architectural Services contract with DLR Group for $107,575.

Measure G: Agreement for Architectural Services with Cannon Design Revision #4 with a construction budget of $93,000,000.

Approved Associated Students President Mat Weber to Ohlone Community College District Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee.

Dr Jim Andrews addressed to board to describe the learning outcomes of the course Business Administration 101 A: Financial Accounting, which is a standard accounting course.


Reports and Announcements
Approved technology plan, presented by Associate Vice President Bruce Griffin, focused on upgrades to the campus' computer network and classroom equipment.

Approved the 2013-14 tentative budget. Total revenue is set at $45,087,634, which includes $40,544,572. Expenditures will include $19,710,652 in academic salaries, 11,643,061 in other salaries, $8,082,870 in benefits, $4,650,565 in operating expenses, and 668,716 in supplies.


Ms. Vivien Larsen, Chair: Aye
Mr. Garrett Yee, Vice Chair: Aye
Mr. Greg Bonaccorsi, Member: Aye
Mr. Kevin Bristow, Member: Aye
Ms. Teresa Cox, Member: Aye
Ms. Jan Giovannini-Hill, Member: Aye
Mr. Rich Waters, Member: Nay
Ms. Prabhjot Kaur, Student Member: Aye (advisory only).

Communications From the Public
A number of individuals spoke on behalf of California State Employees Association Chapter 490 in support of an employee facing discipline/dismissal/release in the closed session.

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