Hill College Board of Regents July 2018 meeting summary

  Hill College
  Wednesday, July 18, 2018 1:36 PM
  General Events

Hillsboro, TX

The Hill College Board of Regents regular meeting was held Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in the Hill College Bob Bullock Room of the Hill County Campus in Hillsboro at 12:05 p.m. The meeting was called to order by Regent President David Teel.

Regent Jolene Lehmann motioned to amend the order of the agenda. Regent Kent Eubank seconded the motion and it was approved. 

Judge Bob McGregor administered the oath of office to Regent Dr. Allan Lane.

The June 2018 regular meeting minutes were reviewed. Regent Jennifer Nowlin motioned and Regent Secretary Karen Brackin seconded the motion to approve the minutes. The minutes were unanimously approved. 

Vice President of Administrative Services Billy Don Curbo presented the June 2018 financial report. Regent Dwight Lloyd moved to approve the report and Regent Vice President Bill Galiga seconded the motion. The financial report was approved as presented.

Hill College President Dr. Pam Boehm presented the President’s Report. SACSCOC requires the board do a self-evaluation that is due in August. The accreditation site visit will be in 2020. The Go-Hillsboro Committee has a survey out seeking input on how to promote Hillsboro and the surrounding communities. The 2018-19 balanced budget has been submitted for review. The Black and White Gala is Aug. 4 at the Omni Hotel and Hill College will sponsor a table. A retirement reception will be held for Vice President Rex Parcells July 31, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Instructional Office at the Hill County Campus. Recently retired from 43 years of teaching at Hill College, Phillip Lowe, formerly the music program coordinator and instructor, will be recognized at the NTCCC’s fall conference in September with the Jessie Jones award. Accounting and Business Instructor and Program Coordinator Katy Holden will be awarded the Texas Business and Technology Educators Association (TBTEA) 2018 Post Secondary Teacher of the Year later this month. Kids Kollege hosted 86 first through eighth graders in June. Congratulations goes to Automotive Program Coordinator and Instructor Jerry Hampton for recently receiving his doctoral degree from Tarleton State University. Administration will be traveling to Austin this week to sign final paperwork for a Policy Academy. The next steps are for SACSCOC and the Coordinating Board’s approval. Working with Pinnacle Bank on a funding campaign for dual credit students in Johnson County. Meetings are continuing with the City of Burleson on the higher education center.

Athletic Director and Head Rodeo Coach Paul Brown reported that the softball and volleyball teams would begin their schedules mid-August.

Curbo presented approval of bids for consideration for athletic insurance. Three agencies submitted bids.

Lane motioned to accept the recommendation, Lloyd seconded the motion. The motion was approved to continue with the Dissinger Catlin Insurance Company.

Curbo presented the TASB property insurance renewal for consideration. Lloyd motioned to accept the recommendation, Galiga seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

Curbo presented the investment policy for review and consideration. No changes were made. Lane motioned to accept the policy with no changes, Nowlin seconded the motion. The motion was approved. 

Curbo presented the reserve policy for consideration with an adjustment of current assets in excess of current liabilities in an amount that equals at least 25 percent of the total current funds budgeted expenditures. Lloyd motioned to accept the recommendation, Lane seconded the motion. The motion was approved. 

Curbo presented the course fees for online biology lab processing fees for consideration. Nowlin motioned to accept the recommendation, Brackin seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

Vice President of Instruction Rex Parcells presented the 2019-2020 academic calendar for consideration. Lane motioned, and Lehmann seconded the motion and the motion carried.

Director of Human Resources Jamie Jaska presented for consideration the TASB policy update #34. Lloyd moved, and Brackin seconded the motion and the motion was approved as presented.

Under personnel considerations, Jaska presented personnel considerations for approval of one faculty appointment replacement for a science lab instructor, two new faculty positions for a mathematics instructor and a professional nursing instructor and one staff termination. Eubank made a motion to accept, Brackin seconded, and the motion passed.

A motion to enter executive (closed) session was made by Nowlin, Eubank second seconded. The meeting moved into executive session at 1:09 p.m.

Nowlin motioned to adjourn executive session, Lane seconded and the meeting adjourned at 1:27 p.m.

With no further business to conduct, Brackin motioned to adjourn, Lehmann seconded, and the meeting adjourned at 1:28 p.m.