The Board of Trustees of Fort Scott Community College will meet in regular session on Monday, October 21, 2019. The meeting will be held in Cleaver Boileau Agriculture Hall at Fort Scott Community College.
Dinner in the Cleaver Boileau Agriculture Hall at 5:00 p.m. followed by regular board meeting at 5:30 p.m.
*** FSCC has transmitted $1.3 million in PELL funds and $939,282 in loans to student accounts to date this semester.
5:30 ROLL CALL,
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
CALL TO ORDER
A. Comments from the Chair, B. Tax Relief Program Presentation Update, City of Fort Scott,
C. Cross Country/Track Program Update,
CONSENT AGENDA, 5
A. Approval of Agenda,
B. Approval of Minutes of previous Regular Board Meeting conducted on September 16,
C. Approval of Treasurer’s Report, Bills, and Claims,
D. Approval of Personnel Actions,
A. Consideration of Dorm Refinance,
B. Discussion of Board Meeting Technology,
C. Approval of Basketball Game Management Payments,
D. Consideration of Harley-Davidson Tri Glide Bids,
E. Discussion of Emeritus Staff Policy,
ITEMS FOR REVIEW,
A. Letters of Appreciation/Correspondence,
A. Administrative Updates,
UPCOMING CALENDAR DATES:
• October 21, 2019: Board Meeting
• November 7, 2019: Senior Day
• November 18, 2019: Board Meeting
• November 25 – 29, 2019: Thanksgiving Break – Campus Closed
• December 10 – 13, 2019: Final Exams
• December 16, 2019: Board Meeting
• December 23 – January 5, 2020: Winter Break – Campus Closed
• January 8 – 10, 2020: In-service
• January 13, 2020: Spring Semester begins
• January 20, 2020: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Campus Closed
• January 27, 2020: Board Meeting
• February 17, 2020: Board Meeting
• March 16, 2020: Board Meeting
• March 23, – 27, 2020: Spring Break – Campus Closed
• April 3, 2020: Aggie Day
• April 10, 2020: Good Friday – Campus Closed
• April 20, 2020: Board Meeting
• May 11 – 14, 2020: Final Exams
• May 15, 2020: Graduation
• May 18, 2020: Board Meeting
• May 25, 2020: Memorial Day – Campus Closed
• June 15, 2020: Board Meeting
John Bartelsmeyer, Chair
Alysia Johnston, President
FSCC’s vision for the future is to support “Students First, Community Always” through a central focus on teaching and learning; advancing strong, innovative programs and
departments; maximizing and leveraging opportunities; initiating efficient and effective processes; and developing the region’s workforce.
_____ John Bartelsmeyer
_____ Jim Fewins
_____ Bernita Hill
_____ Dana McKenney
_____ Liz Meyer
_____ Robert Nelson
CALL TO ORDER
A. COMMENTS FROM THE CHAIR
B. TAX RELIEF PROGRAM PRESENTATION UPDATE, CITY OF FORT SCOTT
C. CROSS COUNTRY/TRACK UPDATE
A. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
B. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS
1) Attached are the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting conducted on
September 16, 2019.
C. APPROVAL OF TREASURER’S REPORT, BILLS and CLAIMS
Attached are the Treasurer’s Report and the Bills and Claims Report.
D. APPROVAL OF PERSONNEL ACTIONS
a) Melanie Enloe, Cafeteria Supervisor/Custodian, effective September 11,
b) Kennda Major, HEP Administrative Assistant, effective October 14, 2019
c) Jacoby Hotsenpiller, CAMP Academic Support Services Coordinator,
effective October 14, 2019
a) Cindy Bartelsmeyer, National PASS Coordinator, effective October 1, 2019
RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the Consent Agenda items be approved as
BOARD ACTION: MOTION _____ SECOND _____ VOTE _____
VOTE: Bartelsmeyer Fewins Hill
McKenney Meyer Nelson
FORT SCOTT COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Minutes of the Board of Trustees Training
September 16, 2019
PRESENT: John Bartelsmeyer, Jim Fewins, Bernita Hill, Dana McKenney, and Liz Meyer
ALSO PRESENT: Alysia Johnston, President, Juley McDaniel, Board Clerk, faculty, staff, and community
Chairman John Bartelsmeyer called the meeting to order at 5:30 pm. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of
COMMENTS FROM THE CHAIR: Chairman Bartelsmeyer stated he was very impressed with how the
centennial celebration kickoff event went, and he is looking forward to the upcoming dinner celebration and
TAX RELIEF PROGRAM PRESENTATION: Rachel Pruitt with the City of Fort Scott presented a proposal for
new property-owning businesses to receive tax relief, including a relief schedule. The proposal offers business
owners who are currently leasing to be able to move into property ownership without the immediate property tax
burden. She is hopeful that the measure will encourage small to mid-size businesses to stay and grow in Fort Scott.
The Board requested additional information about how the proposal would specifically impact FSCC.
CONSENT AGENDA: A motion was made by Hill, seconded by Fewins, and carried by unanimous vote to
approve the consent agenda and addendum provided.
A. A motion was made by Fewins, seconded by Meyer, and carried by unanimous vote to approve the bid
from Crystal Fencing for $10,710 for the equivalent of 238 large round bales and the bed from David
Milner for $4,550 for 700 small square bales.
B. Jason Simon, FSCC Director of IT discussed the use of technology for future board agendas and board
meetings. The Cleaver Boileau Agriculture Hall addition in Burris Hall has streaming capabilities so
meetings could be streamed for the public. Additionally, he reviewed and got feedback regarding android
and Apple options for dissemination of the agendas. Jason will obtain proposals of iPads with a stylus
writing option to present to the board for approval at a future meeting.
C. A motion was made by Fewins, seconded by McKenney, and carried by unanimous vote to approve
disposal of a shed built by students through published sealed bids.
D. A motion was made by Meyer, seconded by Hill, and carried by unanimous vote to approve table the
agreement for the use of Frary Field.
E. A motion was made by Fewins, seconded by Meyer, and carried by unanimous vote to approve the
resolution regarding the Bourbon County Neighborhood Revitalization Program.
F. A motion was made by Meyer, seconded by Fewins, and carried by unanimous vote to name the Burris
Hall addition Cleaver Boileau Agriculture Hall.
G. A motion was made by Hill, seconded by Fewins, and carried by unanimous vote to approve the purchase
of gym floor carpet not to exceed the amount of $19,000.
ITEMS FOR REVIEW: The Board reviewed letters of appreciation/correspondence.
A. ADMINISTRATIVE UPDATES: The Board reviewed and heard reports from Miami County Campus,
and the President.
ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the Trustees, a motion to adjourn was made at
7:14 p.m. by Meyer, seconded by Hill, and carried by unanimous vote.