Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at
Present: Brannan, Canady,
Laverty, Murray, Pelleran, Proctor, Rasmusson
Pledge of Allegiance
Trustee Brannan led the pledge of
Chairperson Laverty asked that
everyone observe a moment of silence for Mr. Satnam Bughra who was a
full-time faculty member at the College and former Trustee David Froh.
Both gentlemen had recently passed away.
ADDITIONS/DELETIONS TO THE
There were no additions or
deletions to the agenda.
There were no comments from the
Chairperson and Board Member Reports
IT WAS MOVED by Trustee Proctor
and supported by Trustee Canady to honor Trustee Brannan?s request for
reimbursement of his legal fees as outlined in his letter to President
Cunningham dated March 2, 2005.
Roll call vote:
Ayes: Canady, Laverty, Murray, Pelleran, Proctor
Trustee Brannan abstained from
Chairperson Laverty distributed
the Board bylaws and suggested changes. He met with Mr. Tim Zeller
and Mr. Rich Howard to review the bylaws to bring them in line with
policy governance. He did not request for the Board to discuss it,
but he encouraged the Board to review the changes and contact him with
questions. Chairperson Laverty stated this item will be brought to
the Board in September.
Information and Announcements
Chairperson Laverty attended the
art unveiling event on June 7, 2005 at the West Campus. He stated
that the artwork is part of the campus beautification program. He
said 94 different artists submitted their work, 163 pieces were
submitted, but 24 pieces were selected. The artists were a
combination of faculty and students. The next facilities in the
campus beautification program are the Arts & Sciences and Health and
Human Services buildings.
He thanked the Board members for
participating in distributing awards at the high schools in the
Trustee Pelleran also thanked the
staff that participated in the high school award ceremonies.
Trustee Kathy Pelleran
She attended the following
Mason Local Finance Development
Authority ?there was not a quorum, therefore, no business was
Leslie Local Finance Development
Authority - The industrial park is being changed to the Leslie
Business Park. She stated this is an opportunity for the College to
connect with people in these communities. She thanked the Board for
allowing her to represent the College at these meetings.
Trustee Robert Proctor
He stated that several months ago
he reported on the Capital Area Michigan Works! healthcare report
indicating the growth in this area and that the College was
intricately involved in that study. He reported that the College was
in the process of applying for federal funding and asked about the
status of the application.
Dean Roberta Peterson responded
that there have been several meetings and the grant application
deadline is July 6th. She anticipates submitting the
application by the end of June.
President Cunningham shared that
she attended a meeting with the CEOs of the area hospitals and they
are working together toward this endeavor.
College Spotlight - Student
President Cunningham thanked Dean
Judith Cardenas, Vice President Glenn Cerny and the entire team that
worked around the clock to fix problems with the Oracle Student
System. Everyone has learned to work together and problem solve in
ways they?ve never done before. She is very proud of this team. When
you reflect on where Lansing Community College is in terms of
technology, how students are using it and how much the College has
improved she could not be more proud of the team?s work. She
specifically thanked Vice President Cerny for his vision and for
helping make Lansing Community College one of the most technologically
rich institutions in the state. President Cunningham asked the team
to stand and be recognized.
Vice President Cerny and Dean
Cardenas gave a presentation on the Oracle Student System update (the
presentation is on file with official Board materials.)
Vice President Cerny introduced
two students, Shantoria Vance and Fidelina Tapia, who shared their
experiences with the Oracle Student System.
There was a question and answer
period throughout the presentation.
President Cunningham thanked the
team again and shared that Ms. Stephanie Shanblatt and Ms. Carol
Harton will be serving as technology liaisons. There was an internal
audit conducted and the recommendations are being implemented.
President Cunningham introduced
Mr. Dean Souden, Executive Director of the Business & Community
Institute and the Michigan Technical Education Center. She thanked
and recognized Ms. Jan Danford for her work with the West Campus.
Approval of Minutes - May 16,
2005 Regular Meeting
The May 16, 2005 meeting minutes
were presented for the Board's review.
There were no changes.
2006-2011 Strategic Plan
Mr. Rich Howard presented the
2006-2011 Strategic Plan for the Board's approval.
Tentative Agreement - Fraternal
Order of Police
President Cunningham presented the
tentative agreement of the Fraternal Order of Police.
Associates in Applied
Vice President Gary VanKempen
presented the Associates in Applied Technology Degree.
Sale of Property - Seymour
Vice President Barbara Larson
presented the recommendation to sell the Seymour Plaza property in the
amount of $930,000 with retaining 42 parking spaces.
Finance - Approval of Bids
The following bids were presented
for the Board's approval:
Architectural Specialties for GVT Release
II in the amount of $119,700. The bid was awarded to Irish
Construction of Howell, Michigan.
Architect/Engineer and Related Services
Questionnaire/Services for the University Center. The project was
awarded to DSA Architects of Berkley, Michigan.
Sole Sources for Heavy Equipment Operator
and Heavy Equipment Repair Technician Courses. The project was
awarded to AIS of Lansing, Michigan.
HP iPAQs, Monitors, Notebooks in the
amount of $1,980,280. The bid was awarded to Agilysys, Inc., of
ISCD Qualified Supplier - Sub Contractor
Pool Independent Contractor. The project was awarded to Boss Corp.,
from Duluth, Georgia; Control Room Technologies from Lansing,
Michigan; DataRoad Inc., from Jacksonville, Florida; eAppTek Inc.,
from Livonia, Michigan; Efficient Computing from San Francisco,
California; EIS Technologies from Alpharetta, Georgia; INCAT Systems
from Novi, Michigan; Interconnection Services from Okemos, Michigan;
Netarx from Farmington Hills, Michigan; PRIAM Inc., from Tampa,
Florida; and Toria Tech Inc., from Fort Myers, Florida.
Media Buyer Services project. The
project was awarded to Grigg Media of East Lansing, Michigan.
Media Development Services project. The
project was awarded to Steel Beach Productions of Jacksonville,
Printing Services project. The project
was awarded to BRD Printing of Lansing, Michigan; Keystone Printing of
Lansing, Michigan; Lawson Printers of Battle Creek, Michigan; and
Logon Bros. Print. Of Lansing, Michigan.
Resilient Tile, Carpet & Sheet Vinyl -
GVT Release II in the amount of $338,000. The bid was awarded to
Bouma Interior of Okemos, Michigan.
Temporary Staffing Services project.
This project was awarded to Advance Employment of Lansing, Michigan;
Express Personnel Services of Lansing, Michigan; and On Line
Employment of Lansing, Michigan.
University Center Construction Management
project. This project was awarded to Granger Construction of Lansing,
There was discussion regarding the
IT WAS MOVED by Trustee Pelleran
and supported by Trustee Canady to approve the action items of the
Roll call vote:
Ayes: Brannan, Canady, Laverty, Murray, Pelleran, Proctor, Rasmusson
The Board did not go into closed
There were no comments from the
Chairperson Laverty reminded the
Board of the organizational meeting on July 1 at 7:30 a.m. There are
no other meetings scheduled in the months of July and August.
Each Trustee addressed Trustee
Murray and offered kind words and best wishes.
President Cunningham addressed
Trustee Murray and appreciated the relationship and connection they
Trustee Murray stated it was an
honor to serve Lansing Community College. She thanked the
administration and staff for having helped her while serving as a
Trustee specifically Board Secretary Norma Mendez and Board Liaison
Rich Howard. She encouraged the Board to find ways to improve their
communication with faculty, staff, and students by having more
IT WAS MOVED by Trustee Canady and
supported by Trustee Proctor for the meeting to adjourn.
Ayes: Brannan, Canady, Laverty,
Murray, Pelleran, Proctor, Rasmusson
The meeting adjourned at 7:24 p.m.