July 16, 2013 > Ohlone College Board of Trustees Meeting
Ohlone College Board of Trustees Meeting
July 10, 2013
ASOC president Mat Weber reported that in the fall, ASOC will be updating applications for the position of student senator.
President Browning reported that this spring, Ohlone College applied for three $5,000 grants and, so-far, met the qualifications for two. Ohlone has also been awarded three $100,000 grants for biotechnology. Browning reported that Ohlone College is ranked among the top ten community colleges according to the Chancellor's Office publication.
Approved 2013 payroll warrants in the amount of $1,903,662.85
Approved a course on fire technology
Approved contracts with Gilbane for construction management services totaling $254,374.
Acknowledged completion of contract with Smith & Songs Electric in the amount of $2,920, for repairs at the Ohlone Fremont campus.
Approved Critchfield Mechanical Inc. $139,141, and N.S. Construction in the amount of $10,320 for repairs at the Ohlone Fremont campus.
To the Board for Information Only
Instructor Deborah Lemon presented information on an online Spanish class.
Ohlone Foundation Board reported awards of $11,950 to 91 students and raised $441,585 in fiscal year 2012/13. The HOSTS award has been increased from $500 to $700. A public relations partnership has been initiated with NBC Bay Area.
Gilbane presented plans for projects including new solar panels and chargers ($18,832,869), a civil infrastructure project ($15,235,184), a building project ($133,712,160), a parking structure ($25,615,874), and an athletic field project ($8,223,556). These projects are funded by Measure G.
To the Board for Discussion and/or Action
Approved $21,855,300 of Measure G funds for a design-build contract with C. Overaa and Company for construction of a parking structure.
Approved Resolution to "collect $19.90 per $100,000 on all taxable property in the district to secure all outstanding bonds on Measure G."
Ms. Viven 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 Absent
Ms. Prabhjot Kaur, Student Member Aye (advisory only)