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November 2019 Board of Trustees Meeting

11/27/2019 | Media Contact: Erin Mercer | 609-343-4923
Atlantic Cape November Board Meeting Minutes

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting and annual reorganization meeting on Tuesday, November 26 at the Mays Landing Campus. Maria Mento of Ventnor was re-elected as Chairperson, James Kennedy, Esq., of Linwood was re-elected Vice Chair and Ellen Nicholson Byrne, Esq., of Sea Isle City was re-elected Treasurer.
The Board also approved their regular meeting schedule for 2019-2020 and set official banking depositories.

In November’s regular meeting, the following motions were approved by the Board of Trustees:


Contracts and Purchases:

  • Bid Ex. 841 Engineering Services, Sanitary Sewer Pump Station, The DaVinci Group, Woodbury, NJ, $67,500.00 (not to exceed).
Academics:
  • Setting a tuition rate for courses taught on military premises commencing with the spring session FY 2020.
In Grant Activity:
  • Approved submittal of application to the State of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development for the Atlantic City Regional Leisure and Hospitality Career Initiative, requesting a grant of up to $175,000 over the anticipated term of June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021.
  • Approved submittal of application to the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education for the Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program for a grant of up to $100,000 over the anticipated term of March 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2020.
  • Approved the amendment of the Spending Plan of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (“Perkins”) Grant incorporating an additional $5,196.
  • Approved submittal of application to the State of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s “Upskill: NJ Incumbent Worker Training Grants” program, requesting a grant of up to $250,000 for a consortium application with hospitality companies in Atlantic and Cape May Counties over the anticipated term of April 1, 2020 – Feb. 28, 2021.

 

In Personnel Matters, the Board Approved:

  • The agreement with the Academy of Culinary Arts Faculty Association (ACAFA) for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022.
  • The agreement with the Atlantic Cape Community College Organization of Supervisory and Administrative Personnel (ACCCOSAP) for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022.
  • The agreement with the Supportive Staff Association of Atlantic Cape Community College (SSAACCC) for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022.
  • The agreement with the Teachers/Librarians/Counselors Association (TLC), for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022.
  • Payment of salary increases for all current full-time Exempt Administrators and Support personnel.
  • An increase to six hundred forty dollars ($640.00) per credit for adjunct and six hundred seventy-five dollars ($675.00) per credit for senior adjunct, respectively, effective January 2, 2020.
  • To award Dr. Barbara Gaba’s salary increase beginning July 1, 2019 and that the President’s supplemental unmatched pension contribution package includes an unmatched pension contribution in accordance with the contract.
  • Appointment of Carlos Alvalle, Maintenance Mechanic II, Facilities Management effective December 3, 2019.
  • Appointment of Nina Brannigan, Nursing Curriculum Coordinator, Nursing and Health Sciences effective November 27, 2019.
  • Appointment of Michelle Mastrangelo, Purchasing Manager, Business Services effective December 16, 2019.
  • Appointment of Nigle Collins, Assistant Professor, Mathematics one semester temp effective January 20, 2020.
  • Appointment of Richard Perello, Assistant Professor, Science one semester temp effective January 20, 2020.
  • Retirement of Richard Collins, Corporal, Security, since March 16,1998, effective February 29, 2020.
  • Retirement of August Daquila, Chief Business Officer, since July 1, 2014, effective February 29, 2020. 

 

In Financial Matters, the Board:

  • Approved the FY19 Draft Financial Statement for twelve months ended June 30, 2019 as of November 14, 2019.
  • Approved the FY20 Financial Statement for four months ended October 31, 2019.

 

The next meeting of the Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees is scheduled for January 28, 2020 at the Cape May County Campus.