Monthly Board Highlights - August 2020

Board Meeting Notes August 4, 2020

If you were unable to attend the August 4, 2020 Board of Trustees meeting, here are some of the actions that took place.

The Board heard the following reports and presentations:

  • Update on Personnel Commission Activities by Samerah Campbell and Vice-Chancellor Juli Mosier
  • College Presidents’ Reports (written)
  • Academic Senate Report by Cynthia Elliott (written)
  • Classified Senate Report by Caryss Johnson (written)
  • Clovis Community College Update by President Lori Bennett
  • COVID-19 Update by Vice-Chancellor Christine Miktarian & Darren Cousineau
  • Bond Update by Vice-Chancellor Cheryl Sullivan
  • Insurance Update by Vice-Chancellors Cheryl Sullivan and Juli Mosier, Blake Boehm of KNN Public Finance and Ann La Morena Rohlin of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • FCC Police Academy and Nursing Task Forces Update by President Carole Goldsmith, Dr. Robert Pimentel, Dr. Lataria Hall, and Carol Rains Heisdorf
  • New Madera Community College logo by President Reyna and Fresno State student Albert Haro

Board Policy

First Read of BP 6100, Delegation of Authority


  • Resolution 2020.31 Requesting Board of Supervisors to establish the tax rate for bonds
  • Resolution 2020.30 Adopt Addendum to the Environmental Impact Report for Clovis Community College Project for the Applied Technology Buildings Phases 1 & 2

Approved the following:

  • Academic Personnel Transactions as presented
  • Classified Personnel Transactions as presented including the promotion of Melanie Highfill to VP of Administrative Services at Reedley College
  • Spending $13,278,500.00 for construction costs at the new First Responders campus in S.E. Fresno
  • The 2020-2021 College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) Courses
  • The Spring 2021 Schedule of Instructional Material Fees and Physical Education Facility Fees for Fresno City College, Reedley College, Clovis Community College, and Madera Community College

Tabled the following:

Consideration to approve a contract extension for vice-chancellors, college presidents and the chancellor until the September meeting if possible, if not then, October.

Report of Actions Taken in Closed Session:

The Board did not have anything to report at this time.

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August 4, 2020 Board Meeting