Board of Trustees Meeting Highlights - October 16, 2018

October 19th, 2018 - 1:37pm

Study Session

Study Session topics included the Board Self Evaluation, Assembly Bill 705 – Seymour-Campbell Student Success Act of 2012, update on Branson contract negotiations and an update on Measure B, which included information about a bond sale, a non-bond certificate of participation for workforce housing, and an update on the Fusselman Hall project.

Meeting Highlights Include

Chief Executive Officer's Report

Five newly hired full-time faculty members were introduced:

  • Yashica Crawford, Psychology
  • Patricia France, College Skills, English
  • Hien D. Nguyen, Mathematics
  • Colleen Mihal, Communications
  • Andrea Wang, Mathematics

Sadika Sulaiman-Hara gave a brief presentation on Undocumented Student Week of Action.

New Hires
  • Kathleen Antokhin, Program Coordinator - Workforce Projects
  • Juan (Manny) Rodriguez, Receiving Clerk
Board Policies and Administrative Procedures

The Board received a number of policies for a first reading and the following administrative procedures for information:

            AP 7126 Applicant Background Checks
            AP 7233 Claims for Work Out of Classification
            AP 7240 Confidential Employees

Other Action Highlights

The Board passed all consent and action items on the agenda.  Approved items included Resolution 2018-23 to authorize the issuance of MCCD Election of 2016 General Obligation Bonds, Resolution 2018-24 to authorize execution of the sale of college district certificates of participation for workforce housing and Resolution 2018-25 to eliminate/reduce vacant classified services.  Agreements with California State University Sonoma, Mills College Pathways and UC Regents were also approved.

The full agenda and all related materials can be found online under the “Meetings” tab > October 16, 2018, meeting.