Representative:†††††† Michael Shinn
Approval of Minutes
Minutes of Board of Trusteesí
Meeting for June 12, 2003,
Associated Students of HighlineCommunity
Washington Public Employees
of Board Officers
It was moved by Michael Allan and
seconded by Mike Emerson that the following be named Board Officers for the
Chairman:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mike Emerson
Vice Chairman:†††††††††††††††††††††† Ed Davila
TACTC Representative:†††††††† Elizabeth Chen
Foundation Liaison:†††††††††††††††† Michael Allan
of Budgets for 2003-04
It was moved by Elizabeth
Chen and seconded by Mike Emerson to approve the 2003-04
General Fund budgets, tuition waivers, and rental fees, and delegate to the
President the authority to determine and set the class and course fees and make
other necessary changes.†
A copy of the budget summary for
2003-04 is filed with the official minutes in the Presidentís Office.
c. & d.Presidentís
Annual Leave Buyout Policy
It was moved by Michael Allan and
seconded by Mike Emerson to approve a policy allowing buyout of annual leave of
the College President up to a maximum of 240 hours except if the president is a
member of any WashingtonState
public employees retirement system (i.e., PERS or TRS).† After some discussion, it was moved by ArunJhaveri and seconded by Elizabeth
Chen to table this action item for further discussion at the August
retreat meeting or September meeting.†
67-03 Pertaining to Appreciation for Service of Michael Shinn
HIGHLINECOMMUNITY COLLEGE, District 9
(Pertaining toAppreciation for Service of Michael Shinn)
Whereas, Michael Shinn has served Highline Community College Board of Trustees since 1998 as an assistant attorney general,
WHEREAS, Michael Shinn has
fulfilled his responsibilities as a trusted advisor, and
††††††††††† WHEREAS, Michael Shinn has also rendered diligent service to the president and
the administration of the College, and
WHEREAS, he has given unstintingly of his time,
energy and expertise to the Trustees and the administration of the College, and
WHEREAS, effective September 1 Michael Shinn is
moving to Vancouver and will be reassigned to other duties in the office of the Attorney
General of Washington,
††††††††††† THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees on behalf of themselves and the
administration of HighlineCommunity College express their heartfelt appreciation and
high regard for Michael Shinnís service to HighlineCommunity College and wish him well in his career.
It was moved by Michael Allan to
approve Resolution 67-03 Pertaining to Appreciation for Service of Michael
Marie Zimmermann reported.
to Wendy Swyt, English faculty member, for being
honored by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational
Development, NISOD, at their annual meeting as an Outstanding Teacher of
the Year.† She was nominated by
Highline after her recognition as Highlineís
Outstanding Teacher of the Year for 2003.
Becky Riverman reported.
The summer quarter enrollment report was distributed
to the Board and questions were answered.
Laura Saunders reported.
In preparation for demolition, digging has begun
beside Building 8.† The fences are
up and utility tunnels are being dug while trying to keep pathways
open.† The contractors have been exceptionally
cooperative and have suggested alternative walking routes around the
The bids are in on the ChildCareCenter
and they are beginning the value engineering stage.
The clearing and grading bids are due tomorrow for
the Higher Ed Center.† There are 13
bid packages and the total impact on the budget wonít be known until all
of them are in. †Mortenson
is the general contractor and the architect is LMN Architects.
The architect selection process for the Allied Health
Building will begin on July 30.
The Groundbreaking Ceremony for the ChildCareCenter
will be on July 31.
The Groundbreaking Ceremony with CentralWashingtonUniversity
for the Higher Education Center will be on August 11.
The Business Office will be doing a preliminary close
of the books for June tonight so that an evaluation of the budget can
The first year of a project created at Highline to
allow students to spread their tuition payments over a longer period of
time has been completed and is working well.
Preparation of Disaster Assessment is underway, as
requested by the Governorís office.†
We are making sure HCC is in compliance with the Federal Trade
Commission regulations on the usage of financial information because HCC
collects credit card information for tuition payments.†
Lisa Skari reported.
Kari Cantey, Director of Communications and Marketing, has
returned from Maternity Leave and thanks were extended to Helen Buller, Cherie Crowley and Maggie Scowden
for doing an excellent job during her leave by continuing to serve clients
and continued to produce high quality products.†
will be one of many sponsors of Federal Wayís Festival Days, to be held August
22-24.† The events should create
widespread publicity for the College.
last week of June Ms. Skari completed the
Washington Executive Leadership Academy (WELA) sponsored by the State
Board, Washington State Presidents, Association, and TACTC.† It was a year long academy that focused
on personal development as well as exposing the participants to many
college presidents, trustees and state board staff.† Ms. Skari
thanked the Board for her opportunity to participate in the program.
Chen commended Michael Allan for his leadership this year as
Board Chair and Mike Emerson for his work as TACTC President this year.
At , the Board convened into Executive Session to
discuss the performance of a public employee.†
At the Board reconvened.
The meeting adjourned at
Next Regularly Scheduled Meeting of the Board of Trustees
The next regularly
scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees will be September 11, 2003.
††††††††††† † †††††† Study
Session†††††††††††† Building 25, Room 411
††††††††††† 10:00 a.m.†††††† Meeting††††††††††††††††††††††† Building 25, Board Room