Monthly Board Highlights - October 2020

Board Meeting Notes October 6, 2020

If you were unable to attend the October 6, 2020 Board of Trustees meeting, here are some of the actions that took place.

The Board heard the following reports and presentations:

  • College Presidents’ Reports (written)
  • Academic Senate Report by Brad Millar (written)
  • Classified Senate Report by Deisy Ruiz (written)
  • Madera Community College Update by President Angel Reyna and students Brenna Kovacevich & Johnathan Stoermer
  • COVID-19 Update by Darren Cousineau
  • Bond Sale Results by Vice Chancellor Cheryl Sullivan (written) & Dr. Parnell
  • An Ad Hoc Committee comprised of Trustees Leal, Perea and Kahn announced an intention to appoint Tou Lee to the SCCCD Personnel Commission. The top three candidates will be interviewed by the committee before the November Board meeting at which time the entire Board will make its decision

Board Policies

  • First Read BP 3820, Gifts
  • First Read BP 6340, Bids and Contracts
  • Adopted BP 6250, Budget Management
  • Adopted BP 3518, Child Abuse Reporting
  • Adopted BP 7360, Discipline and Dismissal, Academic Employees
  • Adopted BP 7365, Discipline and Dismissal, Classified Employees

Public Hearing and Adoption:

  • College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) Partnership Agreement with West Park Charter Academy
  • Resolution 2020. 34 Board Support of Proposition 16

Approved the following:

  • Academic Personnel Transactions as presented
  • Classified Personnel Transactions as presented
  • Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Fall 2021 Curriculum proposals
  • Dual Enrollment Courses with Fresno City College for spring 2021
  • Appointment of Committee members to the Measure E and C Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee. They include Mike McNally, Rene Nunez, Alex Contreras, Debbie Darden, Diana Flores, Donald Larson, Yery Olivares, Jessica Roche, and Donald Slade
  • Name Change for Oakhurst Community College Center to Madera Community College at Oakhurst

Approved the following Grant Agreements:

Fresno City College has received a $39,680 award for three years from the California Learning Labs and Governor’s Office of Planning and Research to improve learning outcomes for all general chemistry students through adaptive hybrid courses.

Reedley College and Clovis Community College were each awarded $3,000,000 over five years from the U.S. Department of Education Title V grant. Reedley College will increase access and enrollment of Hispanic and/or low-income students through a partnership with local K-12 districts. Clovis Community College will provide enhanced STEM guided pathways by outreach and enrollment through a partnership with local high school partners.

Report out of two closed sessions:

There was nothing to report from either Closed Session at this time.

You can read more details on our website:

October 6, 2020 Board Agenda