August 20, 2013 > Ohlone College Board of Trustees
Ohlone College Board of Trustees
August 14, 2013
Associated Students of Ohlone College President Mat Weber announced plans to increase the presence of student government on campus and more specificity to their mission statement.
Ohlone College President/Superintendent Gari Browning announced that work has started on making Ohlone TV an HD network and that the college has hired new faculty. Browning also touched upon the presence Ohlone had at the Fremont Arts & Wine Festival.
Approved July 2013 payroll warrants in the amount of $1,584,387.86
Approved personnel actions including many new adjunct instructors.
Approved Education Protection Account Expenditure Plan for FY 2013-14, which budgets $5,205,077 in expenditures.
Reviewed purchase orders in the amount of $505475.20 and blanket purchase orders in the amount of 124,827.91.
Ratified contracts in the amount of 8,784,474.09
Contracted with First Five Alameda County for a total of $150,000 over three years.
Amended a deal with Canon Design, revision #5, which leads to a net change of $354,494 in Measure G money.
Authorized the disposal of surplus personal property. This includes projectors, chairs, camcorders, a VCR and a record player.
Recognized the service of William Wahl (CBOC).
To the Board for Information Only
Associate Vice President Leta Stagnaro was appointed to the position of Vice President of Academic Affairs. Stagnaro presented an accreditation self-evaluation update.
Christopher Warden, director of Kinesiology, Athletics and Community Education, and Program Coordinator Kate Harrison made a presentation on Ohlone programs including Ohlone for Kids and Adult Education. Ohlone for Kids received an overwhelmingly positive score from participants and their families.
Vice President Ron Little and Chris Wilson of Gilbane presented a Measure G update. Currently, Measure G bond is at $349,472,033, due, in part, to interest rates. So far, expenses have totaled $23,900,809. Starting in 2015, much of Ohlone will be fenced off due to construction and demolition.
To the Board for Discussion and/or Action
Approved landscape architectural services with Meyer Silberberg, not-to-exceed $400,000.
Approved a mandate block grant for 2013-14 in the amount of $216,794
Communications from the Public
A member of Green Kids spoke about his plastic caps initiative. Since recycling companies will only recycle plastic caps in mass, he'd like Fremont residents to recycle them in designated spots, as opposed to leaving them on the bottle and dropping them in home recycling bins.
Viven Larsen, Chair: Aye
Garrett Yee, Vice Chair: Aye
Greg Bonaccorsi: Aye
Kevin Bristow: Absent
Teresa Cox: Aye
Jan Giovannini-Hill: Aye
Rich Waters: Aye
Prabhjot Kaur: Aye (Student Member, advisory only)