18 March 2014 DGB Agenda

Navajo County Community College District Governing Board

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 March 18, 2014 beginning at 9:00 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 meetings. 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 Lisa Jayne 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, Lisa Jayne, certify that this notice of public meeting, prepared pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, was posted on or before the 17th day of March, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.
Lisa Jayne, Recording Secretary to the Board


Governing Board
Regular Meeting Agenda

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

Date: March 18, 2014

Time: 9:00 a.m. (MST)


Item Description   Resource
1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance   Chair Handorf
2. Adoption of the Agenda Action Chair 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   Vice President Hatch
  B.  CASO   Margaret White
  C.  NPC Faculty Association   Cynthia Hutton
  D.  NPC Student Government Association &
        All-Arizona Academic Team Recognition
  Dean Hinton
5. Consent Agenda

A.  February 18, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes

B.  Curriculum Change: New EDU Certificate of Proficiency
in Education Professions

C.  Curriculum Change: Deletion of Photography Technician Program

D.  Curriculum Change: Cosmetology Change
in Description & Nail Technician Certificate of Proficiency

E.  Articulation Agreement with Grand Canyon University

Action Chair Handorf
6. Old Business:    
  A.  Review of Affordable Care Act Information   Vice President Hatch
7. New Business:    
  A.  Preliminary Budget Analysis   Vice President Hatch
  B.  Request to Approve Wage & Salary Schedules Action Vice President Hatch
  C.  Request to Approve Tuition Scholarship Program
for Last 12 Credits of Degree
Action Vice President Hatch
  D.  Request to Approve Tuition Scholarship Program
for 7 Credits of General Education Courses
for Qualified High School Students
Action Vice President Hatch
  E.  Request to Approve 50% Tuition Reduction
for Adult Basic Education Courses
Action Vice President Hatch
  F.  Request to Approve 50% Tuition Reduction
for Summer Session Courses
Action Vice President Hatch
  G.  Request to Approve Tuition & Fees Schedules Action Vice President Hatch
  H.  Request to Approve Future Capital Reserve Policy Action Vice President Hatch
  I.  HLC Financial Ratios Update   Vice President Hatch
  J.  Request to Approve BIT & Community Education for Credit
with Instructional Council Approval
Action Vice President Vest
  K.  Request to Approve Faculty Sabbatical Action Vice President Vest
  L.  Request to Approve Computer Purchase Action Director Bishop
  M.  Request to Approve Carpet Tile Purchase Action Vice President Hatch
  N.  Request to Approve Classroom Chairs Purchase Action Vice President Hatch
  O.  Request to Approve 2015-2016 Academic Calendar Action Vice President Vest
8. Standing Business:    
  A.  Strategic Planning and Accreditation Steering Committee Report   Director Wasson
  B.  Human Resources Update   Director Hokanson
  C.  President's Report
  President Swarthout
10. Board Report/Summary of Current Events   Board Members
11. Announcement of Next Regular Meeting – April 15, 2014   Chair Handorf
12. Adjournment Action Chair 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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