The college has recognized several areas of potential opportunity which are likely to allow the college to continue to maintain a strong financial position, the summary stated.
"In summary, in light of current fiscal pressures, the college has been able to position itself in such a way that future advancements in college programs and facilities can be attained," it concluded.
IN OTHER BUSINESS:
n The Board conducted a first reading on a nepotism policy, which prevents family members of board members, the president and vice president from being employed by the district.
n Held a first reading on policy and procedures regarding campus security and the use of force.
n Was given permission to advertise for bids for a new anatomy/physiology/cadaver lab in the Science Building. Estimated cost of the project is $246,891 and will be funded with Title III grant funds.
n Approved a memorandum of understanding between the district and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis district, to plan and implement mutually beneficial programs, projects and activities that educate, maintain and enhance the natural resource management program.
n In personnel action, the board approved job descriptions and will advertise for a coordinator of Title III Health Studies Support, for an activity director/curriculum specialist, and a project assistant; and accepted the resignation of Caroline Smith as the subsidized child care specialist, effective Nov. 6.