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A assembly of the Madison Region Technical Higher education District Board was held on June 2, 2021 in a virtual format. Users of the community were being presented an option to go to the assembly pretty much by means of a phone line released as part of the recognize. Board associates existing: Frances Huntley-Cooper (Chair), Joseph Hasler (Vice-Chair), Elton Crim (Secretary), Shiva Bidar-Sielaff (Treasurer), Randy Guttenberg, Melanie Lichtfeld, Ananda Mirilli, and Christopher Polzer. Also current: Jack E. Daniels, President Jon Anderson, Legal Counsel Valentina Ahedo, Dean of Goodman South Campus Turina Bakken, Provost Rosemary Buschhaus, Vice-President of Human Means & Chief Human Sources Officer Tim Casper, Govt Vice-President of Pupil Achievements & Institutional Discovering and Usefulness James Falco, Associate Vice-President of Regional Campuses Lucía Nuñez, Vice-President of Equity, Inclusion and Neighborhood Engagement and Mark Thomas, Executive Vice-President for Finance and Administration & Chief Working Officer. Other individuals present: Renee Alfano, Director of Student Everyday living Brittany Campbell, Scholar Liaison Sean Green, Pupil Senate President Laurie Grigg, Chief Money Officer & Controller Zong Her, Director of Institutional Analysis & Usefulness Donna Hutcherson, Pupil Liaison-Elect Ben Monty, Director of Spending budget Gretchen Rixie, Director of Advising, Job, Employment, and Transfer Solutions Ellie Rome, University student Program Advisor Brian Shah, Spending budget and Plan Analyst Masaya Xiong, Scholar Guidance Advisor Ali Zarrinnam, Vice-President of Strategic Enrollment Management and Kristin Rolling, Recording Secretary. Get in touch with to Get I The conference was duly found and named to order at 5:52 p.m. Program Small business Matters II Acceptance of Assembly Minutes II A There was a movement by Mr. Guttenberg, seconded by Mr. Hasler, to approve the conference minutes of May possibly 5, 2021, as submitted. Motion carried. New Business enterprise III Info Things II A Student Senate Presentation: FY 2020-21 Accomplishments & Present Initiatives III A 1 FY2020-21 College student Senate President Sean Environmentally friendly shared information about the Senate’s 2020-21 pursuits and accomplishments, and planned initiatives for 2021-22. Communications III B Board Chair’s Report III B 1 Advertisement Hoc Nominations Committee Report III B 1 a Committee Chair Mr. Guttenberg documented that Board users submitted their fascination in serving as a Board officer for FY2021-22, and that the committee will provide a slate of officers to the July Board assembly for thought. Future Assembly & Function Program III B 1 b Ms. Huntley-Cooper claimed that the Board will fulfill in a hybrid format in July. Student Liaison Report III B 2 Ms. Campbell stated thanked the Board for mentoring her as the student liaison. She also released Ms. Hutcherson as the Scholar Liaison-elect. School/Campus Announcements III B 3 Ms. Ahedo reported that the Goodman South Campus hosted a pinning ceremony for the campus’ 2nd cohort of Sensible Nurses. The College of Academic Advancement held a generate 4791 by graduation celebration for its college students completing their large college diploma or equivalency software. The campus will have more classes with in-particular person instruction in the summer season and in the tumble. Dr. Bakken claimed that CETL’s Cyber-Summer season offerings drew a school participation almost 300 people. The Madison School chapter of the Small business Pros of The united states (BPA) not too long ago competed at the virtual National Convention with a report variety of contributors. Madison School learners were being termed to the stage 21 periods, including six very first position finishes, 3 second put finishes, and 12 further calls to the phase. Madison Higher education and Fox Valley Technological College just lately signed an settlement to supply the Liberal Arts Transfer diploma to FVTC pupils with a whole financial assist possibility. Other current transfer agreements include an agreement for Madison College biotechnology graduates to transfer to the University of Maryland Worldwide Campus to full a Bachelor of science diploma in biotechnology. Dr. Casper furnished an update on advertising and marketing endeavours connected to Fall 2021, together with general campaigns for future and new students as well as continuing learners, including a re-intended web site, paid out media, electronic mail, social media, and immediate mail. Ms. Nuñez noted that Madison Faculty just lately hosted Dr. Tommie Smith to existing the Tommie Smith Awards to college student athletes for their activism and athletic accomplishments. Awardees have been Eduardo Saucedo, Jonas Luskey Sanders, Armari Tucker, and Maka Chikowero. Dr. Thomas reported that Madison Higher education however involves these entering the amenities to comprehensive an on the web COVID screener and there is minimal obtain to the services with personnel at entrances confirming completion of the study. A confined range of events will be scheduled over the summertime. The faculty is constantly escalating in-person instruction and pupil 4792 providers. The university will host an all-personnel discussion board on August 3, at which there will be particulars shared concerning accessibility, instruction, and pupil providers for Tumble 2021. Kaden Crocket, an e-athletics athlete recurring this calendar year as Tremendous Smash Brothers Grand Champion. This was his next national championship title in the previous 7 months. Many years in the past, the board expanded the expenditure policy to allow the higher education to invest in large good quality, scaled-down municipal financial debt. The college or university recently took benefit of that kind of investment decision chance for the very first time. Mr. Falco documented that the Reedsburg and Watertown campuses will keep nursing bootcamps this summer for fascinated center college learners. The camps by now have waiting lists. Also this summer, the Portage and Reedsburg campuses will maintain EMS camps for college students in grades 8-11. The camps will contain subject areas this kind of as CPR, trauma, and professional medical emergencies. President’s Report III B 4 Dr. Daniels thanked Ms. Campbell and Mr. Environmentally friendly for their perform as university student leaders, and welcomed Ms. Hutcherson as the new University student Liaison. He also thanked Mr. Falco for his provider as the Associate Vice-President of the regional campuses. Monitoring Report – Employment III B 4 a Dr. Daniels launched Dr. Thomas, Dr. Casper, Ms. Her, Ms. Rixie, Mr. Woodhouse, Ms. Xiong, and Mr. Zarrinnam to current a Checking Report for Student Achievements – Work. The report integrated information and facts about the financial influence of Madison College or university during the district, info about graduate actions and employment, the final results of employer surveys, and long term programs associated to conference the requires of businesses in the district. Action Items III C Fiscal Calendar year 2021-22 Price range Acceptance III C 1 Dr. Thomas described that the Fiscal 12 months 2021-22 budget was made by personnel and on April 7, 2021, the total board been given a presentation on the budget and authorised getting it to a general public listening to. On April 19, 2021, the proposed FY2021-22 finances was revealed in the Wisconsin Point out Journal. A public listening to on the proposed spending plan took position on May possibly 5, 2021. There was a movement by Ms. Bidar-Sielaff, seconded by Mr. Guttenberg, to adopt the hooked up resolution approving the Fiscal Calendar year 2021-22 spending budget. Movement carried. Reimbursement Resolution for Assignments to be Financed with Tax-Exempt Obligations III C 2 Ms. Grigg noted that the authorised FY2021-22 spending plan features the cash assignments finances with an affiliated approved borrows totaling$35,000,000. These borrows will arise in the course of the fiscal calendar year. The hooked up reimbursement resolution authorizes the District to supply interim funding to address the costs of the expenses that will be incurred prior to the issuance of the obligations in FY2021-22. There was a movement by Mr. Polzer, seconded by Dr. Crim, to undertake the Resolution Declaring Official Intent to Reimburse Expenditures from Proceeds of Borrowing. Motion carried. Proposed FY2021-22 Funds Transform Projects III C 3 Dr. Thomas claimed that the next initiatives have been recognized for funding: – Truax -Center for Tutorial Excellence in Cybersecurity & Networking – The technically advanced labs will let students to acquire palms-on working experience with elaborate networking and cybersecurity products which will mirror the perform environment students will be envisioned to navigate. Construction for this venture would occur from January to August 2022, and the estimated task charge is $1,500,000.4794 – Truax – New Restrooms 1st Flooring D Portion – The existing restrooms located at the northeast corner in the D part have not been upgraded due to the fact the first Truax Campus development in 1985. As a final result, they do not fulfill the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) demands. This 1,100 sq. foot rework challenge will make new restrooms in the vacant south childcare classroom near the D1630 conference rooms. Also integrated in the undertaking is a new gender-neutral single-person restroom and a custodial storage area. Design for this task would happen in excess of Slide 2021, and the believed job cost is $600,000. – Goodman South – University of Nursing, New Simulation Lab – This 2,060 sq. foot rework presents a few simulation rooms with corresponding management rooms to meet rising system desire. Design for this job would occur more than Fall 2021, and the approximated venture expense is $600,000. Funds devices, including know-how, instructional equipment, and furniture, are not aspect of the construction estimates. All renovation initiatives will meet present Us residents with disability Act (ADA) specifications. There was a motion by Ms. Bidar-Sielaff, seconded by Mr. Hasler, to: 1. Approve the previously mentioned transform initiatives. 2. Authorize personnel to prepare design drawings and specs and to mail the earlier mentioned jobs out for aggressive bids. 3. Authorize staff members to submit a ask for for approval of each challenge to the Wisconsin Specialized Faculty System for Board acceptance. Movement carried. Capital Jobs Borrowing III C 4 Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Not to Exceed $3,500,000 Normal Obligation Promissory Notes, Series 2021-22A III C 4 a Ms. Grigg claimed that the connected resolution is the authorization to get started this course of action and totals $3,500,000, which includes $1,500,000 for setting up transforming and enhancement projects, and $2,000,000 for the charge of acquisition of movable machines and technology. The moment the borrowing is approved, the resolution is released as public see for every Section 67.12(12)(e)5 of the Wisconsin Statutes. Bids are then obtained. There was a motion Ms. Bidar-Sielaff, seconded by Dr. Crim, to adopt the Resolution Authorizing The Issuance Of Not To Exceed $3,500,000 General Obligation Promissory Notes, Series 2021-22A And Environment The Sale Therefor. Movement carried. Resolution Establishing the Parameters For the Sale of Not to Exceed $3,500,000 Basic Obligation Promissory Notes, Collection 2021-22A III C 4 b Ms. Grigg reported that the Madison Area Complex School District Board earlier accredited authorizing the sale of $3,500,000 of Basic Obligation Promissory Notes. The issuance of the notes is for the public reason of the acquisition of movable tools and technological know-how costing $5,000 or far more for every device or established ($2,000,000), and for the purpose of shelling out the price tag of making remodeling and advancement jobs ($1,500,000). The resolution restrictions the delegation of authority by stating that the Typical Obligation Promissory Notes might not be issued unless of course the Legitimate Fascination Charge is equivalent to or considerably less than 3.00%. There was a motion Mr. Hasler, seconded by Mr. Polzer to, to Undertake the Resolution Setting up Parameters for the Sale of Not to Exceed $3,500,000 Common Obligation Promissory Notes, Collection 2021-22A. Movement carried. Recognition of James Falco III C 5 Ms. Huntley-Cooper reported that soon after five decades of assistance as the Associate Vice-President of the Madison College regional campuses, Mr. Falco is retiring. There was a motion by Mr. Polzer, seconded by Ms. Lichtfeld, to approve the resolution recognizing Mr. Falco for 5 a long time of support to Madison Place Specialized Faculty, its faculty,workers and college students, and people of the District. Motion carried. Consent Agenda III C 6 Basic fund financial report as of April 30, 2021 III C 6 a Requests for proposals/request for bids/sole resources III C 6 b Contracts for providers for April 2021 III C 6 c Provider payments greater than or equal to $2,500 and agenda of checks issued for the period April 16, 2021 by means of Could 15, 2021III C 6 d Work of staff III C 6 e Resignations and separations III C 6 f There was a movement by Mr. Guttenberg, seconded by Dr. Crim, to approve Consent Agenda objects III.C.6.a. by means of f. Movement carried Adjournment V There was a motion by Mr. Polzer, seconded by Ms. Bidar-Sielaff, to adjourn the assembly. Movement carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:48 p.m. Elton J. Crim, Jr., Secretar WSJ: July 17, 2021-61855WNAXLP