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The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a business meeting at College of the Canyons on Wednesday, October 11.

A closed session at 4:45 p.m. will be followed by the open session at 5 p.m.

The meeting will take place in the Board Meeting Room in Hasley Hall (HSLH-137) at COC’s Valencia campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355.

1. PRELIMINARY FUNCTIONS
1.1 Call to Order/Establishment of a Quorum – Public Comment on Closed Session Items

2. CLOSED SESSION (HSLH-136)
2.1 Discussion of Rejection of Keenan & Associates Claim #545090 (Pursuant to Government Code §54956.95); Claimants: Bigy Ambat, Mario Bruckner, Vincent Gahret, Christina Ogawa, Heriberto Rodriguez; Agency Claimed Against: Santa Clarita Community College District

3. REPORT OUT FROM CLOSED SESSION / OPEN SESSION
3.1 The Board of Trustees will report out from their Closed Session meeting and begin with the Open Session (public is welcome).
3.2 Welcome to Guests
3.3 Flag Salute
3.4 Changes/Updates to the Agenda
3.5 Approval of Agenda
3.6 Approval of the Minutes of September 13, 2017 – Business Meeting & Adopted Budget Workshop
3.7 Approval of Minutes of September 27, 2017 – Jt. with Hart District & Business Meeting
3.8 Recognition / “Up Close and Personal” ~ Early Childhood Education Update – Our Center & Program

4. CONSENT CALENDAR
4.1 IS – Approval of New and Modified Courses and Programs
4.2 IS – Approval of Amendment No. 2 of the Master Agreement Between the Santa Clarita Community College District and Allan Hancock Joint Community College District, Antelope Valley Community College District, San Luis Obispo County Community College District, Santa Barbara Community College District and Ventura County Community College District and authorizing the Interim Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs to execute all Exhibit A Participation Agreements to carry out career pathway development activities.
4.3 SS – Ratification of Memorandum of Understanding Between Foundation for California Community Colleges and the Santa Clarita Community College District
4.4 BS – Approval of Purchase Order Schedule – 8/14/17 to 9/17/17
4.5 BS – Approval of Travel Authorizations Schedule T 17/18 – 6
4.6 BS – Rejection of Keenan & Associates Claim #545090 for Damages, Claimants: Bigy Ambat, Mario Bruckner, Vincent Gahret, Christina Ogawa, Heriberto Rodriguez
4.7 BS – Approval of Annual Financial and Budget Report CCFS311 for Actual Year 2016-17 and Budget Year 2017-18
4.8 BS – Approval of Surplus Property Other Than Land in Accordance with Board Policy 6550
4.9 PP- Approval of Change Order for Quad 6 Modular Relocation Project, Canyon Country Campus (MJS Construction, Inc.)
4.10 PP- Approval of Change Order for CCC 311/312 Project, Canyon Country Campus (CG Chaney Company, Inc.)
4.11 PP – Approval of Maintenance Contract for HVAC Systems, Canyon Country Campus (Ontario Refrigeration)
4.12 PP – Approval of Field Service Agreement for HVAC Dampers and Ductwork on the Second Floor of Mentry Hall, Valencia Campus (American Building Automation)
4.13 PP – Approval of Professional Services for Landscape Design & Irrigation on the West side of Valencia Campus damaged by the Fire (Lawrence R. Moss & Associates)
4.14 HR – Personnel Schedule – Academic, Classified and Management Personnel
4.15 HR – Classified Administrator Contract – Director, Enterprise Systems
4.16 IDT – Approval of University Center Educational Program License Agreement between the Santa Clarita Community College District and WholeRen, Inc.
4.17 CONSENT CALENDAR – Acceptance and Approval

5. INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES (IS)
5.1 IS – Approval of Payments for Supplementary Services for Full-Time Faculty; Information on Full-Time Faculty Reassigned Time, Overload and Extra Session Payments to Date 2017/18

6. STUDENT SERVICES (SS)

7. BUSINESS SERVICES (BS)
7.1 BS – Approval of Resolution No. 2017/18-3: Approving 2017-18 State Education Protection Act (EPA) Funding and Expenditure Plan

8. PHYSICAL PLANT, FACILITIES & CONSTRUCTION (PP)

9. HUMAN RESOURCES (HR)

10. INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT, TECHNOLOGY & ONLINE SERVICES (ID)

11. POLICIES and PROCEDURES (POL)
11.1 POL – Modification of Board Policy 4230 – Grading, First Reading
11.2 POL – Repeal of Board Policy 613 – Selection of Materials and Equipment, First Reading
11.3 POL – Approval of Board Policy 1100 – The Santa Clarita Community College District, First Reading

12. GENERAL (GEN)
12.1 Update on Legislation, Regulations and Board of Governors’ Activities/Consultation Items

13. REPORTS
13.1 Academic Senate Report
13.2 Classified Senate Report
13.3 Other Organizational/Committee Reports
13.4 Board Liaison Committee Member Reports
13.5 Chancellor’s Report
13.6 Reports and/or Announcements by Board Members, Student Trustee and/or Staff on Meetings and Conferences Attended
13.7 Comments by Members of the Audience on Any Item NOT ON THE AGENDA
13.8 New/Recap of Requests Made During the Meeting by Board Members (to have an item placed on a future agenda)

14. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF NEXT MEETING / ADJOURNMENT
14.1 Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – Joint Meeting with the Associated Student Government (ASG)and Business Meeting, Canyon Country Campus, Room 701/702, 3:00 pm

AGENDA CATEGORY – LEGEND
IS – Instructional Services
SS – Student Services
BS – Business Services
PP – Physical Plant and Property
HR – Human Resources
ID – Institutional Development
IT – Information Technology
POL – Policies and Procedures
GEN – General

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