15 December 2015 DGB Agenda

Navajo County Community College District Governing Board

Our Mission: Northland Pioneer College creates,
supports and promotes lifelong learning.


Notice of Public Meeting

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board (Board) and to the general public that the Board will hold a regular District Governing Board Meeting, open to the public, on December 15, 2015 beginning at 10:00 a.m. (M.S.T.). The meeting will be held at the Northland Pioneer College Painted Desert Campus, Tiponi Community Center meeting room, located at 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona.

One or more Board members and/or staff members may participate in the meeting by telephone if necessary.

The public is invited to check on addenda that may be posted up to 24 hours prior to the meeting. Copies of the meeting agenda may be obtained through the Office of the President, Northland Pioneer College, Painted Desert Campus, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, AZ, telephone (928) 524-7418 or (800) 266-7845 Ext. 7418, at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting. If any disabled person needs any type of accommodation, please notify Paul Hempsey at the above address or telephone number at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled time.

The Board may vote to hold an executive session for the purpose of obtaining legal advice from the District’s attorney on any matter listed on the agenda pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03 (A)(3). Should the District’s attorney not be present in person, notice is further given that the attorney may appear by speakerphone.

I, Paul Hempsey, certify that this notice of public meeting, prepared pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, was posted on or before the 14th day of December, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Paul Hempsey, Recording Secretary to the Board


District Governing Board
 REVISED - Regular Meeting Agenda

Painted Desert Campus, Tiponi Community Center
2251 East Navajo Boulevard, Holbrook, Arizona

Date: December 15, 2015

Time: 10:00 a.m. (MST)


ItemDescription Resource
1.Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance Chair Handorf
2.Adoption of the AgendaActionChair Handorf
3.Call for Public Comment
Individuals may address the Board on any relevant issue for up to 5 minutes. At the close of the call to the public, Board members may not respond to any comments but may respond to criticism, ask staff to review a matter or ask that a matter be placed on a future agenda.
 Chair Handorf
4.Reports:  
 A.  Financial Position Interim Vice President Ellison
 B.  Human Resources James Bowers
 C.  CASO Margaret White
 D.  NPC Faculty Association Ryan Rademacher
 E.  NPC Student Government Association Anthony Hill
 F.  NPC Friends and Family Report Director Wilson
5.Consent Agenda
  1. November 17, 2015 Regular Board Minutes
ActionChair Handorf
6.Old Business: None  
7.New Business:  
 A.  Request to Approve 2017 - 2018 Academic CalendarActionVice President Vest
 B.  Request to Approve WMC Detention Pond ProjectActionInterim Vice President Ellison
 C.  Request to Approve Budget Assumptions and GuidelinesActionInterim Vice President Ellison
 D.  Discussion on Media Article Request of Board Member
8.Standing Business:  
 A.  Strategic Planning and Accreditation Steering Committee Report Vice President Vest
 B.  President's Report President Swarthout
 C.  DGB Agenda Items and Informational Needs for Next Meeting Chair Handorf
9.Board Report/Summary of Current Events Board Members
10.Announcement of Next Regular Meeting – January 19, 2016 Chair Handorf
11.AdjournmentActionChair Handorf

The District Governing Board may consider any item on this agenda in any order and at any time during the meeting. The District Governing Board may take action to approve, or may take other action, regarding all items of New Business, Old Business, Standing Business, or the President’s Report. The Board may vote to hold an executive session for the purpose of obtaining legal advice from the District’s attorney on any matter listed on the agenda pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(3). Should the District’s attorney not be present in person, notice is further given that the attorney may appear by speakerphone. One or more Board members and/or staff members may participate in the meeting by telephone if necessary.

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