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September 2020 Board of Trustees Meeting

09/23/2020 | Media Contact: Erin Mercer | (609) 343-4923
September 2020 Board of Trustees Meeting

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting Tuesday, September 22, via Zoom conference call. The following motions were approved:
Contracts and Purchases
  • Bid Ex. 878 Closed Captioning Service, CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund – Institutional Portion (Grant Funded), 3Play Media, Boston, MA, $20,700.00
  • Bid Ex. 879 AV Equipment - D & K Building Renovations, Chapter 12 Funded, Troxell, Lumberton, NJ, $55,889.54
  • Bid Ex. 880 Computer Lab for Small Unmanned Aircraft Field Technician, Perkins (Grant Funded), Ocean Computer Group, Matawan, NJ, $44,074.80
  • Bid Ex. 881 Nurse Tim VClinical Virtual Clinical Program, Perkins (Grant Funded), Nurse Tim, Inc., Waconia, MN, $43,750.00
  • Contract to Allied Universal Service for security services on an “as needed” basis for all three (3) campuses with the sum in excess of $17,500.00 to June 30, 2021
Grants Activity
  • An additional $1,820 for the implementation of the College Readiness Now VI Project for a total grant award of $54,552 and a grant term of July 1, 2019 – August 20, 2020
  • A grant of $40,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Business Development Grants (RBDG) program to identify, train and provide technical assistance to existing and prospective rural entrepreneurs and managers; establish the bizHub as a Business Support Center in Cape May County; and assist in the creation of new rural businesses.
  • Participation as a subgrantee applicant in Rowan College of South Jersey’s application to the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration’s Strengthening Community Colleges Training Grants Program to expand community colleges’ ability to meet labor market demand for a skilled workforce, requesting a consortia award of up to $5 million over the grant term of 48 months with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2021
  • An application to the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) for a workforce training program titled “Atlantic City Works” that will deliver training to Atlantic City residents and employees of Atlantic City casinos, focused on Foundations for Success (Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language); Certification and Credential Programs; and Incumbent Worker Training programs, with a grant request of $492,780 over a term of one year
(Jan. 1, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021, anticipated).
Personnel Matters
  • Appointment of Gerald Fox, Instructional Technology Program Coordinator, effective October 1, 2020
  • Promotion of Dennis Jones from EOF Counselor I to EOF Counselor II effective retroactive to July 1, 2020 (Grant Funded)
  • Promotion of Michael Forest from SSA Grant funded Counselor I to Counselor II effective retroactive to July 1, 2020 (Grant Funded)
  • Retirement of Jennie Ayres, Assistant Director, Conferences, Events and Contracts, effective October 30, 2020
  • Retirement of Virginia Macrie, Instructional Technology Program Coordinator, effective September 30, 2020
Policy Changes
  • Revisions to Policy No. 610 Asset Capitalization Policy
  • Revisions to Policy No. 213 General Admission
Financial Matters
  • Acceptance of the FY20 Draft Financial Statement for twelve months ended June 30, 2020, as of September 10, 2020
  • Acceptance of the FY21 Financial Statement for two months ended August 31, 2020
 The next meeting of the Board of Trustees is on Tuesday, October 27, at 6 pm via Zoom conference call.