Monthly Board Highlights - March 2022

March 1, 2022

If you were unable to attend the March 1, 2022 Special and Regular Board of Trustees meetings, here are some of the actions that took place

At the Special Board Meeting there was a Trustee Fellowship Intersession Project Workshop with Bensimon & Associates, LLC.

At the Regular Meeting the Board heard the following reports and presentations:

  • The Board heard the following reports and presentations: College Highlight with Reedley College President Dr. Jerry Buckley and student Ariana Ruiz
  • Regional COVID Update by District Director, Environmental Health & Risk Management, Darren Cousineau, Clovis Community College Health Services Coordinator, Naomi Forey, and Reedley College Health Services Coordinator, Kelly Murguia
  • 2020-2021 SCCC Foundation Audit Report by Executive Director of the Foundation, Rico Guerrero, Foundation Board Member and Audit Committee Chair, Jeff Tatsumura, and Denise Hurst of Moore Grider & Company
  • 2020-2021 Performance Audit, audited Financial Statements, and Report by Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Chair, Yery Olivares

Board Policy Adopted:

  • BP 5032 Student Payment Plans
  • BP 7350 Resignations

Board Policy First Read:

  • BP 3500 Campus Safety
  • BP 3530 Weapons on Campus


  • Academic Personnel Transactions as amended
  • Classified Personnel Transactions
  • 2022-2023 Contract Status of Academic Personnel as amended
  • Transfer of Student Credit Balance to General Fund
  • Summer/Fall 2022 Schedule of Instructional Material Fees, Fresno City College as amended
  • Spring 2022, Summer 2022, Fall 2022 and Fall 2023 Curriculum Proposals
  • 2020-2021 Foundation Audit Report
  • 2020-2021 Performance Audit, Audited Financial Statements, and the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Report
  • Appointment of David Hernandez, Clovis Community College student to the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee
  • Florence Study Abroad Change of Faculty
  • Reconsideration of Proclaimed State of Emergency for teleconferencing ability for the next 30 days
  • Agreement for New Market Tax Credit Financing Consulting

Public Hearing & Approved:

  • Pedestrian easements to the City of Fresno at Fresno City College along Blackstone Ave.

Grant Agreements:

  • The Center for International Trade Development was awarded a $449,111 CA Dept of Food and Agriculture grant to develop Post COVID-19 Export Markets for California's Specialty Crop Industry. The funding will provide resources to facilitate webinars, virtual trade shows, outbound trade mission, and foreign trade show; and conduct outreach and recruitment of California specialty crop companies for project participation in eight foreign market trade shows, Canada fresh produce outbound trade mission, and Asia fruit logistical foreign trade show.
  • Fresno City College has received a new $125,000 agreement from Chevron. The funding will provide resources for the initial development of the Maker Space project. In addition, the college will incorporate various hands-on activities and projects within their engineering classes and enhance existing outreach program to local high schools.

Closed Session:

The Board of Trustees unanimously took action to not reemploy a probationary faculty member in a career and technical education program.

You can read more details on our website:

March 1, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda