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Board Member Luncheon
Pruitt Community Room, 11:30 am

WESTERN TEXAS COLLEGE
SCURRY COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT
SNYDER, TEXAS

 

Board Meeting, 12:30 P.M.
Monday, June 10, 2019
Palmer Hall boardroom

Agenda

I.     Call to order

    1. Mr. Bullard will give the invocation
    2. Recognize guests

II.    Routine Matters

    1. Recommended Action

      1. Approval of board minutes May 6, 2019
      2. Approval of financial information May 2019
      3. Personnel
        1. Consideration of approval of promotion in rank for Mr. Geron Scates from assistant professor to associate professor (Dr. Beebe)
        2. Consideration of approval of promotion in rank for Mr. Jeff Schramm from instructor to assistant professor (Dr. Beebe)
        3. Consideration of approval of promotion in rank for Mr. Billy Hefflinger from instructor to assistant professor (Dr. Beebe)

    2. New Business

      1. Consideration of review of TASB Policy Update 36 legal policies and approval of revisions of local policies (Dr. Beebe)
      2. Consideration of approval for the medical/clinical assistant program to begin spring 2020 (Dr. Beebe) 

III.    Information and Discussion

    1. Personnel update (Dr. Beebe)
    2. June calendar
    3. Information and questions from board members
    4. Suggested agenda items
    5. President's report

EXECUTIVE SESSION: The Board will now go into executive session. 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.

    1. Consultation with Legal Counsel
    2. Deliberation regarding appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of personnel

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 regular Board meeting - Monday, July 8, 2019

 
Minutes

The Board of Trustees of Western Texas College met in a regular Board meeting at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, May 6, 2019, in the Palmer Hall Boardroom.

Present:           Mr. Lee Presswood, Mr. Drew Bullard, Mr. Mike McWilliams, Dr. Jay Kidd, Mr. Scott Richburg, Mr. Tim Riggan, Mr. Eddie Peterson

Absent:           

Staff Present:  Dr. Barbara Beebe, Ms. Patricia Claxton, Ms. Melanie Schwertner, Ms. Stephanie Ducheneaux, Mr. Ralph Ramon, Ms. Sheila Williamson, Mr. Britt Canada, Ms. Emily Powell,  Ms. Tammy Davis, Mr. Shawn Fonville, Ms. Margo Mitchell, Mr. Salomon Moctezuma, Mr. Angel Robles, Ms. Melissa Avila

Others Present: Mr. Ben Barkley (SDN

Mr. Lee Presswood, board president, called the meeting to order and Dr. Jay Kidd gave the invocation.

Motion by Mr. Riggan, seconded by Dr. Kidd to approve the Board minutes of April 8, 2019. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Mr. Peterson, seconded by Mr. Bullard to approve the financial information for April 2019.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Mr. McWilliams, seconded by Mr. Peterson to approve the employment contract for Mr. Salomon Moctezuma, head men’s soccer coach.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Dr. Kidd, seconded by Mr. Peterson to approve the employment contract for Mr. Angel Robles, head women’s soccer coach.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Mr. Peterson, seconded by Dr. Kidd to approve the employment contract for Ms. Melissa Avila, head volleyball coach.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Dr. Kidd, seconded by Mr. Bullard to approve the review of the tax abatement guidelines.  Motion carried unanimously. 

Dr. Beebe presented the personnel update.  Ms. Whitney Estes, head volleyball coach, is leaving for personal reasons.  Mr. Dan Boren, physics instructor, is leaving to go to Roscoe.  Ms. Sheila O’Quinn and Ms. Julie Rakowitz were hired in the TRiO grants. 

WTC graduation will be held May 7th at 10:00 am at the Coliseum.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  One hundred fifty-eight students are walking and we have over 280 graduates. 

A May calendar was presented to the board.

There was no information or questions from board members.    

There were no suggested agenda items.

Dr. Beebe presented the following president’s report through a PowerPoint:

  • Community College District Service Areas
  • Community College Taxing Districts
  • Primary Sources of Operating Revenue
  • Operating Revenue by Source
  • Implications of Original SB2 &HB2
  • Latest Version of SB2 & HB2 (4-25-19)
  • Sample Property Tax Bill Breakdown

The scheduled executive session was cancelled.

Motion by Mr. Richburg, seconded by Mr. Bullard to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Date of next regular board meeting – June 10, 2019

 
Financials
May Financials 
Check Register
May Check Register 
New Business

TASB Policy Update 36        Update Explanations on Local Policies 

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Dr. Beebe will discuss the medical/clinical assistant program. 

Information & Discussion

Dr. Beebe will present the personnel update.

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Academic Calendar

Athletic Calendar