June 9, 2005






a.  Resolution 69-05 Pertaining to Authorization to Expend Funds




(Pertaining to Authorization to Expend Funds)


Whereas, the new fiscal year will begin on July 1, 2005, and


WHEREAS, a final determination of the budget will not be made prior to the date of the June 9, 2005, Community College District 9 Board of Trustee’s meeting, and


            WHEREAS, students have enrolled for summer session that will begin on

June 20, 2005, and


            WHEREAS, the disruption of planned and scheduled activities could seriously hamper the College’s operations for the 2005-2006 College year,


            THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees authorizes the President of Highline Community College and her designees to expend funds beginning July 1, 2005, to meet College needs at the same rate as in the 2004-05 approved budget, or as specifically authorized by legislative action to take effect July 1, 2005.


It was moved by Mike Emerson and seconded by Rita Creighton to approve Resolution 69-05 Pertaining to Authorization to Expend Funds beginning July 1, 2005.


Motion carried.


A copy of Resolution 69-05 is filed with the official minutes.


b.  Student Activities Budget 2005-2006


It was moved by Elizabeth Chen and seconded by Mike Emerson to approve the Students’ Activities Budget for 2005-06.


Motion Carried.


A copy of 2005-06 Students’ Activities Budget is filed with the official minutes.


c.  2005 Addendum to President’s Contract


It was moved by Michael Allan and seconded by Mike Emerson to amend the presidential contract between Highline Community College Board of Trustees and Dr. Priscilla J. Bell effective July 1, 2004 through and including June 30, 2007.


The motion carried.


The Board extended their appreciation and thanks for the job that Dr. Bell is doing as President of Highline Community College.