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I. STATEMENT OF ADEQUATE NOTICE
- Fischer read the statement of adequate notice:
In compliance with the “Open Public Meetings” Act of the State of New Jersey, adequate notice of this regular meeting of the Board of Trustees was provided in the following manner
(1) On December 10, 2014 advance written notice of this meeting was posted at the bulletin board, 2nd floor, “J” Building of the Mays Landing Campus, Cape May County Campus, and Worthington Atlantic City Campus and copies of the notice were delivered to the clerks of Atlantic and Cape May counties and clerks of the Boards of Chosen Freeholders of Atlantic and Cape May Counties, and
(2) On December 10, 2014 copies of advance written notice of this meeting were mailed to all persons, who according to the records of Atlantic Cape Community College requested and paid for such notices on or before January 1, 2014
II. FLAG SALUTE
- Chairperson Torres asked everyone to rise and salute the flag
III. ROLL CALL
- Fischer provided a roll call for board members and marked others in attendance. The meeting was held at the Mays Landing Campus. The meeting was broadcast to both the Worthington Atlantic City and Cape May County Campuses. All meeting participants and guests were present at the Mays Landing Campus.






Board Members

College Personnel




√ Ellen Byrne

Dr. Peter Mora, President




√ Dave Coskey

Michael Bruckler, Director of College Relations




x Thomas Dowd

August Daquilla, Dean of Administration & Business Services




√ David A. Evans

Sean Fischer, Dean of Resource Development & President/Board Operations; Board Secretary




x Briar Gibbons (participated by phone)

Dr. Otto Hernandez, Vice President, Academic Affairs




√ James Kennedy

Leslie Jamison, Dean of Finance




√ Brian Lefke

Dr. Mitchell Levy, Vice President Student Affairs and Branch Campus Management, (ML)




x Mary B. Long

Dr. Richard Perniciaro, Vice President of Facilities, Planning, Research and Executive Support




√ Maria K. Mento

Andre Richburg, Dean of Enrollment Management & College Relations




√ Thomas Milhous







√ Donald J. Parker







√ Richard Stepura







√ Maria Torres







Helen Walsh







Others in Attendance







Bonnie Lindaw, Atlantic County Treasurer

Henry Ludwigsen, Managing Partner of Bowman & Company LLP




Heather Peterson, ACCC Staff, ACCCEA







Caesar Niglio, ACCC Staff, ACCCEA





IV. CALL TO ORDER – EXECUTIVE SESSION
- At 7:00 p.m. Torres noted that there would be an executive session prior to the start of the regular meeting.

- Walsh moved, Coskey provided a second


ROLL CALL

ALL AYES


- Mora requested that Fischer, Jamison and Richburg stay for executive session
V. CALL TO ORDER – REGULAR SESSION
- On December 16, 2014 at 7:28 pm Chairperson Maria Torres called the meeting to order at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus
VI. COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC
- Chairperson Torres called for comments from the public on agenda items

- None noted


VII. CONSENT RESOLUTIONS
- Chairperson Torres called for any requests to move items from the consent agenda, or any abstentions.

- None noted



Res. #49 Minutes (November 25, 2014) Regular Approve
Res. #52 Approve: That the Board of Trustees approve dropping the Accounting Specialist Professional Series, effective spring 2015.
Res. #52

WHEREAS, changes in the accounting field now require students to hold a minimum of a bachelors’ degree to secure employment, and


WHEREAS, one of the four courses required to earn the Accounting Specialist Professional Series has recently been dropped, and
WHEREAS, the Curriculum Committee has considered and approved dropping the Accounting Specialist Professional Series on November 13, 2014 (see attached),
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees approve dropping the Accounting Specialist Professional Series, effective spring 2015.
Res. #51B Appointment: Marie Pepe, Specialist, Health Care Grant Program at an annual salary of $36,512 effective December 19, 2014.
Res. #53 Executive Session
- Evans moved, Stepura seconded
ROLL CALL:

ALL AYES
VIII. BUDGET REPORT

- Trustee Mento delivered the budget report prior to presenting Res. #2 FY15 Financial Statement for FY14 year end as of October 15, 2014
IX. REGULAR RESOLUTIONS
RES. #2: Final Financial Statement for year ended 6/30/14

- Mento noted that Final Fiscal Year 2013-14 year-to-date data summarized in the Board Summary Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014, indicate the College has earned 99.05% of budgeted revenues and expended 94.34% of budgeted expenses. The year-end positive margin for the current unrestricted fund is $1.9 Million.


Mento offered a motion, Lefke provided a second
ROLL CALL:

ALL AYES
Motion to Accept- DRAFT as of 12/11/14 FY14 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) Fiscal Year Ended 6/30/14


Henry Ludwigsen, Managing Partner of Bowman & Company LLP provided a presentation indicating an unmodified opinion on the financial statements, that Atlantic Cape Community College remains in a strong financial position, and that financial controls at the institution are strong. He noted one reportable finding regarding the disbursement of New Jersey Higher Education Assistance Authority funds. The finding will require a corrective action plan.
Res. #50. FY15 Financial Statement for five months ended November 30, 2014
- Mento noted that preliminary Fiscal Year 2014-15 year-to-date data summarized in the Board Summary Report for the five months ended November 30, 2014, indicate the College has earned 49.39% of budgeted revenues and expended 39.97% of budgeted expenses. Fall 2014 credit hour enrollments are tracking 3.34% below the budgeted credit hour enrollments.
- Mento provided a motion, Lefke provided a second
ROLL CALL:

ALL AYES
- Fischer noted the nature of the naming resolutions 18, which calls for the naming of a specific location in the STEM building, 19Rev which identifies additional naming opportunities, and 100 Rev which changes the location of an existing donors named location in the STEM building.

- Fischer thanked the ad hoc naming subcommittee and the budget finance and audit committee for their support
Res. #18 Non-bid Award: That the Budget Finance and Audit Committee in collaboration with the Ad Hoc naming subcommittee recommend the following official named facility in the STEM building: Lee and Terry Budd - Mechanical Room.
Res. #18

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees approved donor naming rights for the STEM building on 8/23/11 in Resolution #6, and

WHEREAS, the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation’s Create Opportunity campaign cabinet successfully obtained donations based on the Board of Trustees approved naming opportunities, and

WHEREAS, the construction of the STEM building is nearing official completion, and

WHEREAS, the College’s Resource Development Office has finalized interactions with donors named in this resolution and Resolution #100 regarding requested named facilities in the STEM building.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Budget Finance and Audit Committee in collaboration with the Ad Hoc naming subcommittee recommend the following official named facility in the STEM building:

Lee and Terry Budd – 3rd Floor Mechanical Room

Res.#19 Rev. Non-Bid Award: That the Budget Finance and Audit Committee in collaboration with the Ad Hoc naming subcommittee recommend the following spaces and facilities listed in the resolution within the STEM building be added to the naming opportunities available to potential benefactors.

Res. 19 Rev.

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees approved donor naming rights for the STEM building on 8/23/11 in Resolution #6 and

WHEREAS, the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation’s Create Opportunity major gifts campaign cabinet successfully obtained donations based on the Board of Trustees approved naming opportunities, and

WHEREAS, the construction of the STEM building is nearing official completion, and

WHEREAS, the College’s Resource Development Office has identified additional spaces and facilities within the STEM building that offer new naming opportunities to potential benefactors.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Budget Finance and Audit Committee in collaboration with the Ad Hoc naming subcommittee recommend the following spaces and facilities within the STEM building be added to the naming opportunities available to potential benefactors:



FIRST FLOOR

# of Spaces

Donation Amount

Donor Recognition Wall

1

$5,000

Hallway

1

$10,000

Elevators

2

$5,000

Mechanical Room (behind prep room)

1

$2,500

IT Closet

1

$1,000

Display Case (large)

1

$2,000

Display Case (small)

1

$1,000

Learning Lobby (under stairs)

1

$2,000

Housekeeping Closet

1

$1,000

Multi-Purpose Classroom*

1

$10,000

Atrium

1

$100,000

Aviation Room (Tower & Radar Simulator)

1

$75,000

Microbiology Laboratory

1

$50,000

Biology Laboratory

1

$50,000

Earth Science Laboratory

1

$25,000










SECOND FLOOR







Learning Lobby

1

$2,500

Hallways

2

$5,000

Lab Office

1

$5,000

Copy/Mail Room

1

$5,000

IT Closet

1

$1,000

Display Case (small)

1

$1,000

Chemistry Laboratory

1

$50,000

Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

$50,000

Faculty Offices

2

$5,000

Collaboration Room

1

$5,000










ROOF







Roof Gardens

2

$5,000










OUTSIDE







Terrace

1

$20,000

Walkways

2

$5,000

Gardens

2

$5,000

Yellow highlight indicates a NEW naming opportunity

*Multi-Purpose room was not on the list for the BFA meeting. This is the room that became available because Otto is moving the Radar Simulator to the room with the Tower Simulator.



Res.#100 Rev. Non-Bid Award: That the Budget Finance and Audit Committee in collaboration with the Ad Hoc naming subcommittee recommend the following official named facilities in the STEM Building.
Res. #100 Rev.

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees approved donor naming rights for the STEM building on August 23, 2011, and

WHEREAS, the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation’s Create Opportunity Campaign cabinet successfully obtained donations based on the Board of Trustees approved naming opportunities, and

WHEREAS, the construction of the STEM building is nearing official completion, and

WHEREAS, the College’s Resource Development Office has finalized interactions with donors regarding requested named facilities in the STEM building

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Budget Finance and Audit Committee in collaboration with the Ad Hoc naming subcommittee recommend the following official named facilities in the STEM building:

South Jersey Industries Computer Lab

McMahon Insurance Agency Computer Lab

Joseph L. Levy Collaboration Room

Diane and Patrick McKoy Vending Lobby

Crest Savings Bank Conference Room

William and Anita McMahon, III Faculty Office

Matthew Buesing Faculty Office

Lou and Candi Greco Faculty Office

Lou and Candi Greco Faculty Office

Dennis and Judith Stacy Faculty Office

Dennis and Judith Stacy Faculty Office

Schultz-Hill Foundation Faculty Office

Nicholas and Kathleen Talvacchia Faculty Office

Mary M & Augustino J Sacchinelli Observatory
- Chairperson Torres requested for a motion to approve Resolutions 18, 19Rev, and 100Rev.

- Coskey provided a motion, Walsh provided a second


ROLL CALL:

ALL AYES
Res. #51A Rev. Appointment: Dr. Elmer Godeny, Dean, STEM Programs at an annual salary of $95,000 effective January 5, 2015.


- Parker provided a motion, Evans provided a second
ROLL CALL:

ALL AYES
Res. #51C Rev. Appointment: Margaret Hurley, Temporary Office Assistant, Office of the President, BOT, Resource Dev., Community and Alumni Outreach at an annual pro-rated salary of $30,036 effective December 22, 2014


- Parker provided a motion, Stepura provided a second
ROLL CALL:

ALL AYES
X. PRESIDENT’S REPORT

- Mora wished the Board and those in attendance a Happy Holiday season. He then showed the College’s annual electronic holiday card and thanked Amanda McCoullogh, Specialist, College Relations for her efforts in completing the video.
XI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
- None

XII. OTHER BUSINESS
- None
XIII. COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC
- Chairperson Torres thanked David Evans for his service as Chair of the Board.

- Evans thanked Ms. Torres and his colleagues on the Board for the opportunity to have served as chair. He noted his gratitude to previous chairs for their leadership and has enjoyed his public service through military, government, and education positions.

- Chairperson Torres recognized Mr. Coskey as the recently elected Vice Chair.

- Coskey thanked Ms. Torres and his colleagues on the Board. He noted his appreciation for Evans guidance and input was greatly appreciated.

- Chairperson Torres recognized Ms. Mento on her election to a second terms as Treasurer

- Mento thanked Ms. Torres and her colleagues on the Board for their confidence and that she looks forward to serving the Board.

- Torres thanked the Board for their confidence and that she views her service to the College and Board as part of long career in education. She noted that her family has been enriched by education and she is proud to serve with a group of individuals committed to it.

- Caeasr Niglio, VP Support Staff, and Sec Umbrella Unit, Congratulated Ms. Torres, Mr. Coskey, and Ms. Mento. He thanked Evans for his continued support. He wished the Board a happy and health holiday and noted he and the association are looking forward to working with the Board in the future

- Torres thanked everyone, wished them a happy holiday and happy new year.

XIV. ADJOURNMENT

- Meeting adjourned at 7:48 pm

- Walsh provided a motion, Kennedy provided a second

ROLL CALL:

All AYES

Respectfully Submitted,


Sean M. Fischer



Atlantic Cape Board Secretary



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