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IECC Board of Trustees Meeting – Nov 21st

The Board of Trustees of Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District No. 529 met Tuesday night, November 21st at Olney Central College, Olney, Illinois and certified the district’s levies for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018.

            Dates, times and meeting location were set for regular monthly meetings of the Board of Trustees for the 2018 calendar year.  The Board will meet on the third Tuesday of each month, except December, when it will meet on the second Tuesday of the month.  The dates were approved as follows:

            Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 7 p.m., Lincoln Trail College

            Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 7 p.m., Olney Central College

            Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 7 p.m., Wabash Valley College

            Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 7 p.m., Frontier Community College

            Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 7 p.m., Lincoln Trail College

            Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 7 p.m., Olney Central College

            Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 7 p.m., Wabash Valley College

            Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 7 p.m., Frontier Community College

            Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 7 p.m., Lincoln Trail College

            Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7 p.m., Olney Central College

            Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 7 p.m., Wabash Valley College

            Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 7 p.m., Frontier Community College

The Board also approved two easements on District property located at Frontier Community College.  An easement was approved for buried cable with Wabash Communications Cooperative.  An easement was also approved for Kieffer Development for vehicle parking.

The Board approved changes in student fees for the Apprenticeship Program and for the CPR Course.  Both revised fees will reflect actual cost rather than a stated dollar amount.

A revision was made to the requirements for applicant test scores for the Allied Health Program.

A cooperative agreement for services was approved between Wabash Area Development’s Head Start Program and Wabash Valley College’s Small World Child Care Center.

The holiday calendar for administrative, technical, professional non-faculty, clerical and maintenance personnel was approved for calendar year 2018.  The schedule is the same as in previous years.

            Affiliation agreements were approved for the Phlebotomy Program with Fairfield Memorial Hospital, Christopher Rural Health Planning Corporation and Deaconess Hospital.

Trustees approved an emergency repair for a heat exchanger at Olney Central College.

A salary increase of 2.5% was approved for all non-bargaining unit full-time employees.

Joseph Brown was employed as Truck Driving Instructor at Wabash Valley

College, effective November 27.      Brittany Harris was employed as Nursing Instructor at Frontier Community College, effective January 3, 2018.  Julie Auteberry was employed as TRIO Upward Bound Counselor at Wabash Valley College, effective December 4.  Carrie Thomas was employed as Administrative Assistant at the Workforce Education Program, effective November 22.

            A retirement ratification was approved for Roger Browning, Chief Finance Officer at

District Office, effective May 1, 2018 and for William Rogers, Workforce Education

Instructor, effective December 1.

            A resignation ratification was approved for Amy Scamman, Nursing Instructor at Wabash

Valley College, effective December 15.

            Next regular meeting of the Board of Trustees will be Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 7

p.m. at Wabash Valley College, Mt. Carmel.