September 17, 2013 > Ohlone College Board of Trustees, September 14, 2013
Ohlone College Board of Trustees, September 14, 2013
Submitted By Frank Addiego
Ohlone College will participate in the celebration of Deaf Awareness Month, the International Week of the Deaf and the International Day of Signed Languages, encouraging all faculty, staff and students to promote and join in the appropriate celebrations and observances.
Ohlone President/Superintendent Gari Browning announced the annual golf tournament, at the Castlewood Country Club Monday, September 23. Sponsors include Fremont Bank and Fremont Orthopaedic and Rehabilitative Medicine. Proceeds will benefit the Ohlone College athletic programs.
Ratified contracts with FCCC, Media Planet, Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, Perspective Software, Otis Elevator, Duran & Vendables, Inc., Siemens Water Technology, Du-All Safety, ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems, Gilbane Building Company, National Data & Surveying Services and All Traffic Data, Children's Hospital-Oakland, Thyssen Krupp Elevator, Mouser Law Firm, Pacific Coast Trane Service, Torrey Point, RC Benson, Inc., Siemens Water Technologies, Stericycle, Trujillo & Vinson, Gilbane Building Company, VKK Signmakers, EdesignC, Cannon Design, Official Payment Corp. and Alliance Roofing totaling $1,369,046.
Notice of Completion of Contract with SASCO - $95,478.
Notice of Completion of Contract with Alliance Roofing - $67,056.
Authorized the disposal of surplus personal property, mostly antiquated audio-visual equipment.
Recognition of service by Robert Douglass and Hector Rastrullo on the Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee; approved to serve a second term.
Brenda Ahntholz discussed her Speech 105 course, the Intercultural Communication Assessment Project, which seeks to develop an appreciation of people of different cultures.
The board will review self-accreditation information at the November 13 meeting.
A representative from Gilbane Building Company discussed planned construction on Ohlone College, including new buildings on the Fremont campus.
To the Board for Discussion and/or Action
Held a public hearing and approved the fiscal year 2013/2014 final budget of $45,464,941.
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: Absent
Ms. Jan Giovanninni-Hill, Member: Aye
Ms. Prabhjot Kaur, Student Member: Aye (advisory only)