Atlantic Cape Trustees Approve Personnel Matters at June Meeting

Atlantic Cape Community College’s Board of Trustees approved several grants, personnel changes and contracts and purchases when it met June 27 at the Mays Landing Campus.

In Grant Activity, the Board:

–Approved partnering with Passaic County Community College in the “Advanced Digital Learning Pilot” as part of the New Jersey Community College Consortium’s Ready to Work Initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, with Atlantic Cape to train up to 40 students in Advanced Digital Literacy, from Feb. 1, 2017, to Sept. 30. 2018, with total funding of $250,000 to Atlantic Cape.

–Approved submitting an application to and accepting a grant from the New Jersey Department of Education, FY18 Perkins Grant program, for a grant of $491,152, over the term of July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018.

–Approved submitting an application to the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title II, Adult Education and Family Literacy, Consolidated Adult Basic Skills and Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education Grant Programs for a grant of $528,050, to provide adult basic education, literacy and English as a second language services in Atlantic and Cape May counties, over the term of July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018.

–Approved submitting a budget to and accepting a grant from the State of New Jersey, Office of the Secretary of Higher Education FY17 Educational Opportunity Fund Article IV, for a grant of $183,340, over the term of June 1, 2017-June 30, 2018.

Contracts and Purchases:

–Authorized awarding a contract with Borden Perlman for insurance with a premium of $472,417.

–Approved awarding a contract with T.L. Groseclose Associates for student insurance, accident and catastrophic for sports.

–Approved a one-year legal services contract with Louis J. Greco with a retainer fee of $46,916 and an hourly rate of $137.13 for litigation and off-campus hearings.

–Approved remittance of the assessment for FY2017-18 of $242,932 to New Jersey Community College Insurance Pool for the New Jersey Community College Insurance Pool Worker’s Compensation Fund.

–Hot water and HVAC modifications to E Building, Bernal Mechanical Contractors, Vineland, $214,000.

–Paper and envelopes, Paper Mart, East Hanover, $13,373, and Office Basics, Boothwyn, Pennsylvania, $24,930.

–Custodial supplies, multiple vendors, $77,275.

–Chiller maintenance, five-year contract, Modern Controls, New Castle, Delaware, $289,400.

–Radiologic technology services, one-year renewal, Shore Medical Center, Somers Point.

–Professional engineering services, Adams, Rehmann & Heggan Associates, Hammonton, $47,540.

–Blackboard license, three-year contract, Blackboard, Inc., Washington, D.C., $386,969.

–Blackboard software license, three-year contract, New Jersey Virtual Community College Consortium, $120,788.

–Voice services, three-year contract, Broadview Networks, Newark, $147,240.

–Paving, Eastmunt Paving, Millville, $34,740.

In Personnel Action, the Board:

Approved the following resignations:

–Alison Blizzard, senior manager, Compliance, Resource Development, retroactive to June 19.

–Stacey Clapp, director, Marketing & College Relations, effective July 21.

–Matthew Gettings, maintenance mechanic II, Facilities, effective July 6.

–Joy Jones, assistant professor, Communication, effective June 30.

–Alicia McMackin, manager, Resource Development, effective July 3.

–Andre Richburg, dean, Enrollment Management and College Relations, effective July 31.

The board also approved the reappointment of the following chef educators: Annmarie Chelius, Daniel Matt, Joseph Sheridan, Vincent Tedeschi and Linda Wohlman. Additionally, the board approved the transition to institutional funding for Ellen Splaver, counselor II, Educational Opportunity Fund.


In Other Business, the Board:

–Approved the May 2017 financial statement.

–Accepted the FY18 Annual Budget Message.

–Revised the tuition and fee schedule for FY18 to include updated fees for the Radiologic Technology program.

–Approved offering the Paralegal Studies Certificate program, effective fall 2018. The program is designed for students who have previously earned a degree and allow them quick entry into the job market.

–Approved a settlement with a former employee.

–Recognized Alma Albarran-Martinez for her service as alumni representative to the Board of Trustees.

–Reaffirmed Policy No. 703-Purchasing Authority, in keeping with a periodic review of college policies.

The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 25, at the Mays Landing Campus. All are welcome to attend.

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