Board Member Dinner
Pruitt Community Room at 6:00 p.m.
WESTERN TEXAS COLLEGE
SCURRY COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT
I. Call to Order
II. Routine Matters
III. Information and Discussion
EXECUTIVE SESSION: The Board will go into executive session at this time. The executive session will be held under the provisions of Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, including but not limited to, Section 551.071, Section 551.072, Section 551.074, Section 551.076, Section 551.082(a), and Section 551.083.
At the conclusion of the executive session, the Board will reconvene and announce whether any action needs to be taken as a result of the executive session.
IV. Date of next Board meeting - December 14, 2015
The Board of Trustees of Western Texas College met in a regular Board meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 12, 2015 in the Palmer Hall Boardroom.
Present: Mr. Lee Presswood, Mr. Drew Bullard, Mr. Eddie Peterson, Dr. Jay Kidd, Mr. Tim Riggan
Absent: Mr. Scott Richburg and Mr. Mike McWilliams
Staff Present: Dr. Barbara Beebe, Mr. Mike Thornton, Ms. Patricia Claxton, Ms. Melanie Schwertner, Mr. Britt Canada, Ms. Stephanie Ducheneaux, Ms. Tammy Davis, Mr. Roy Bartels, Mr. Ralph Ramon, Ms. Kat Neilson, Dr. Berry Jordan, Dr. Alisa Carter
Others Present: Mr. Ben Barkley (SDN), Mr. Dillon Cullifer (student KGWB), and Ms. Morgan Scott (student KGWB)
Mr. Lee Presswood, board president, called the meeting to order and Dr. Kidd gave the invocation.
The women’s golf team was introduced and members include: Kayla Bartley, Hereford, TX; Sydney Bowman, Fort Worth, TX; Emily Coleman, Stafford, England; Sarah Falcon, San Angelo, TX; McKenna Henderson, Eugene, OR; Bailee Watt, Casper, WY; Matt McCormick, assistant golf coach.
The men’s golf team was introduced and members include: Dylan Hatley, Dumas, TX; Ty Houtchens, Lubbock, TX; Jakeb Mikel, Palmer, TX; Field Spencer, Shallowater, TX; Matt McCormick, assistant golf coach. The following athletes were absent due to playing a tournament in Tyler, TX: Piers Berrington, Braintree, England; Elliot Fullalove, Kingswood, England; Jordan Hanley, Laleham, England; Tate McVay, Sturgis, SD; Zane Stafford, Levelland, TX; Tucker Tovar, Rockdale, TX; Todd Selders, head coach.
The women’s basketball team was introduced and members include: Kourtney Archuleta, Farmington, NM; Grace Dahl, Fort Worth, TX; Patience Day, Abbeville, LA; Carolina dos Santos Bianchi, Barretos, Brazil; Gabriela dos Santos Bianchi, Barretos, Brazil; Tiffany Finley, Apex, NC; Jasmine Green, Katy, TX; Jocelyn Jeffrey, Lovington, NM; Karli McCord, Seminole, TX; Malaik, Muhammad, Lincoln, NE; Jasmine Richardson, Corpus Christi, TX; Toni Smith, Fort Worth, TX; Jurnee Thomas, Rising Star, TX; Brianna Thompson, Lubbock, TX; Brittany Thompson, Lubbock, TX; Esther Udonsi, Garki, Nigeria; Katelyn Bigham, manager; Dasha Neeley, manager, Clarissa Krum, assistant coach; and Daryl Davis, head coach.
The men’s basketball team was introduced and members include: Curtis Anderson, New Orleans, LA; Anton Bilous, Cherkassy, Ukraine; Stephen Brazelton, Trent, TX; Blayne Deen, Abilene, TX; Christian Hewitt, Toronto, Canada; Kevin Hicks, New Orleans, LA; Shannon James, Lafayette, LA; Shane Johnson, Killeen, TX; Kolbe Kinghorn, Springfield, MO; Xavier Ledet, Lafayette, LA; Tavon Ngangum, Silver Spring, MD; Jason Nunez, New York, NY; Traylin Prejean, Lafayette, LA; DJ Thorpe, Grand Prairie, TX; Jeffrey Uju, Chicago, IL; Andre Owens, assistant coach; Larren Silver, head coach.
Motion by Mr. Bullard, seconded by Mr. Peterson to approve Board minutes of September 14, 2015. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Mr. Peterson seconded by Mr. Bullard to approve the financial information for September 2015. Motion carried unanimously.
Consideration of approval of resolution between Western Texas College and Scurry County Appraisal District was tabled.
Motion by Dr. Kidd, seconded by Mr. Riggan to approve the revisions to TASB policy DIA (Local) – Employee Welfare: Freedom from Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Mr. Peterson, seconded by Dr. Kidd, to approve the revisions to TASB policy FFD (Local) – Student Welfare: Freedom from Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation. Motion carried unanimously.
Information and Discussion
Mr. Mike Thornton presented the infrastructure update.
Concrete: In phase two of Project 1, the first pour of concrete is scheduled to begin Thursday, October 15, from HPE south entrance to steps east of Barkowsky Hall.
Air Handling Units (AHUs):
Asphalt and Concrete Patch:
Domestic Water Line:
A packet of renovation progress pictures were given to the Board.
Britt Canada presented the enrollment report. Our current headcount is 2126 with 367,024 contact hours. Full-time students decreased, but part-time students increased. Vocational career majors increased and our dual credit numbers increased. We have 31.1% Hispanics which helps us receive grants. Students under 20 years old increased. Mitchell County and Nolan County provide us with the highest number of students in our service area besides Scurry County. Continuing Education headcount was 528 from June through August with 12,101 contact hours. Seventy-nine students took advantage of our on-campus Opportunity Waiver for a total of $89,665. Seventy-six high school students took advantage of the Opportunity Waiver for a total of $27,948
An October calendar was presented to the Board.
There was no information or questions from Board members:
There were no suggested agenda items from Board members.
Dr. Beebe presented the following president’s report:
EXECUTIVE SESSION: The board went into executive session in accordance with section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code. Purpose: Personnel. At the conclusion of the executive session, the board reconvened. No action was taken.
Date of next regular board meeting – November 9, 2015
|October 2015 financials|
|October 2015 check register|
|Resolution between Western Texas College and Scurty County Appraisal District|
|Information & Discussion|
Mr. Mike Thornton will discuss the infrastructure update.