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February 2019 Board of Trustees Meeting

02/28/2019 | Media Contact: Erin Mercer | 609-343-4923

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting Tuesday, February 26 at the Mays Landing campus. The following motions were approved by the Board:


In Grants Activity:

  • Approved for the college to submit an application to Disability Rights New Jersey (DRNJ) for the Expansion of Assistive Technology Services to People with Disabilities in New Jersey, requesting a grant of up to $10,500 to provide assistance to Atlantic Cape students with disabilities over the term of April 2019 through September 2019 (projected).
  • Approved the amending of the Spending Plan of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Grant.
  • Approved the resolution to authorize the College President to submit grant applications on behalf of the College with Board action taken at the following Board meeting.
  • Submission of a grant application to Easton Foundations/USA Archery by the deadline of March 10, 2019 to purchase equipment to continue and expand hosting of tournaments at the college.


Contracts and Purchases:

  • OQ165, Microsoft Campus License, FY19-20 Information Technology Services, SHI International Corp, Somerset, NJ,
  • Bid 1847, Renovation A-Building, Chapter 12, Hessert Construction, Marlton, NJ, $1,752,000.00.

In Personnel Matters, the Board Approved:

  • The appointment of Kelly Johnson, Housekeeper I, Facilities effective February 27, 2019.
  • The resignation of Stephen Fisk, Security Officer/Dispatcher, Security and Public Safety retroactive to February 15, 2019.
  • The resignation of John Thompson, Maintenance Mechanic II, Facilities retroactive to February 1, 2019.
  • The resignation of Ravi Manimaran, Dean of STEM Programs, effective June 30, 2019.
  • The reappointment to one-year terms, effective 7/1/19: Supervisory and Administrative Personnel included in the Bargaining Unit (28); Exempt Supervisory and Administrative Personnel (20); Faculty without Tenure (6) and Faculty Earning Tenure (1).
  • The retirement of Eileen Curristine, Chief Officer, Human Resources, Public Safety & Compliance, effective June 30, 2019.

In Financial Matters, the Board:

  • Approved the draft of its annual financial report for the year ended June 30, 2018.
  • Accepted the FY18 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), conducted by Bowman & Company LLP. The audit firm issued “an unmodified or ‘clean’ opinion for the financial statements,” and there were no audit findings or recommendations. 
  • Approved the FY19 Financial Statement for seven months ended January 31, 2019.

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2 at 6 p.m. at the Atlantic City campus.