Board of Trustees

February 26, 2003 Minutes Part Two

5. APPROVAL ITEMS - EXHIBIT D

Toledo Research and Technology Corridor Resolution
President Johnson addressed the concept for discussion for the Toledo Research and Technology Corridor.  He noted the interest of many people and businesses in the community in creating an area that is attractive to outside businesses.   A voice vote was taken to accept the resolution, as described in Exhibit D, for the Endorsement for the Toledo Research and Technology Corridor with unanimous agreement of the Board. 

Strategic Issues and Planning Committee
· A Vision of Promise
President Johnson discussed A Vision of Promise for the University and requested that this document be accepted as our formal Vision Statement and as a guide in forming our planning and priorities.  Mr. Tuschman commended the President for a job well done and for his outstanding piece of work.  Mr. Tuschman said the University is grateful for his vision, insightfulness and leadership.  Mr. Tuschman mentioned that all faculty, administration and students should read it and appreciate this vision as a blueprint and roadmap for many years to come.  A voice vote was taken to accept A Vision of Promise with unanimous agreement of the Board.

Academic Affairs Committee
· Honorary Degrees Recommendations
Dr. Goodridge presented three recommendations for Honorary Degrees:  Dr. Nina McClelland, Mr. Jack Ford, and Mrs. Helen L. Brooks.  A voice vote was taken to accept the three recommendations with unanimous agreement of the Board.

Finance, Administration & Facilities Committee
· Resolution:  Transfer of Charter School Sponsoring Authority
Mr. Stansley presented the information regarding the Charters Schools resolution for the transfer of Charter Schools sponsoring authority (Exhibit D).  Upon the motion of Mr. Stansley, seconded by Mr. Fall, to approve the resolution, a roll call vote was taken:
Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall         Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes

Motion Passed

· Fiscal Year 2003 Mid-Year Budget Adjustments
Mr. Decatur and Ms. Rhodes presented the Fiscal Year 2003 Mid-Year Budget Adjustments as approved by the Finance Committee for submission for Board review and acceptance.  Significant changes for FY2003 Mid-Year General Fund budgets were highlighted, as explained in Exhibit D.  Upon the motion of Mr. Stansley, seconded by Mr. Brennan, to approve the mid-year adjustments, a roll call vote was taken:
Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall         Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes
 
Motion Passed

· Parking Facilities Improvements
Mr. Decatur asked Harry Wyatt to discuss parking facility improvements.  Mr. Wyatt discussed that Lot 8 south of Carter Residence Hall and a second stage of parking deck repairs as the highest priority.  The proposed budget is $450,000 to be funded from the Parking Services fund balance as explained in Exhibit D. Upon the motion of Mr. Stansley, seconded by Mr. Vasquez, to grant approval to proceed with planning the project and seeking bids a roll call vote was taken:
Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall         Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes

Motion Passed

· Student Recreation Center Natatorium Repairs and Improvements
Mr. Decatur asked Harry Wyatt to discuss the proposed repairs and improvements to The Student Recreation Center Natatorium as detailed in Exhibit D.  After discussion and upon the motion by Mr. Stansley and seconded by Mr. Vasquez to secure project design services and proceed with the project through advertising for bids, the total project budget of  $1.4 Million to be funded from the Recreation Center fund balance a roll call vote was taken: 

Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes

Motion Passed

· HIPAA Compliance Policy (waive first reading)
A motion was made by Mr. Brennan and seconded by Mr. Fall to approve the HIPAA Compliance Policy.  A roll call vote was taken:
Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes

Motion Passed

A motion was made by Mr. Tuschman and seconded by Mr. Vasquez to waive the second reading of the HIPAA Compliance Policy making it effective immediately.    A roll call vote was taken:
Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes

Motion Passed

· Approval of Schematic Design for FY 2006 Housing
Mr. Decatur asked Harry Wyatt to discuss the proposed Schematic Design for FY 2006 Housing as outlined in Exhibit D.  After discussion and upon the motion by Mr. Stansley, seconded by Mr. Fall to approve the design as presented and grant approval to bid and award contracts at a project budget of $43 Million to be funded from the FY 2003 bond issue a roll call vote was taken:

Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes

Motion Passed

· Long Range Facilities Master Plan Project
Mr. Decatur asked Harry Wyatt to discuss the Long Range Facility Master Plan Project as outlined in Exhibit D.  After discussion and upon the motion by Mr. Stansley, seconded by Mr. Fall to approve the awarding of a contract to the Collaborative of Toledo and complete the project within a total project budget of $600,000 to be funded from a University plant fund account a roll call vote was taken:
Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall         Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes

Motion Passed

Trusteeship Committee
· Code of Ethics for Members of the Board of Trustees
In the absence of Judge McQuade, Mr. Stansley presented for the Board’s consideration a Code of Ethics.  Ms. Browne commented on the importance of all Board members adhering to this document.  Upon the motion by Mr. Stansley, seconded by Mr. Fall to approve this document, a roll call vote was taken:
Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall        Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes

Motion Passed

· Conflict of Interest Policy for Members of the Board of Trustees (first reading)
Upon a motion made by Mr. Stansley and seconded by Mr. Tuschman, to approve the Conflict of Interest Policy, a roll call vote was taken:
Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes

Motion Passed
 
Upon a motion by Mr. Stansley, seconded by Mr. Fall to waive the second reading of the Conflict of Interest Policy for Members of the Board of Trustees making it effective immediately, a roll call vote was taken:

Ms. Browne   Yes
Mr. Brennan   Yes
Mr. Fall          Yes
Mr. Redmond  Yes
Mr. Stansley   Yes
Ms. Summons  Yes
Mr. Tuschman  Yes
Mr. Vasquez   Yes

Motion Passed

Student Affairs Committee
· Mandatory Health Insurance Policy Proposal (first reading)
Dr. Tyrone Bledsoe asked Norine Wasielewski to discuss the proposed Mandatory Health Insurance Policy as outlined in Exhibit D.  After discussion and upon the motion by Mr. Vasquez, seconded by Mr. Fall to approve the Mandatory Health Insurance Policy proposal a roll call vote was taken:
Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall        Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes

Motion Passed

Upon the motion by Mr. Vasquez and seconded by Mr. Fall to waive the requirement for a second reading of the Mandatory Health Insurance making it effective immediately a roll call vote was taken:
Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall         Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes

Motion Passed 

6. EXECUTIVE SESSION

At 10:30 a.m. Chair Browne requested a motion for an executive session to consider the purchase of real property. 

Upon the motion of Mr. Brennan, seconded by Mr. Fall to enter into an executive session to consider the purchase of real property, a roll call vote was taken: 

Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes
Motion Passed

At11:45 a.m. upon the motion of Mr. Stansley, seconded by Mr. Fall, the Board reconvened with no actions being taken. 

Upon a motion by Mr. Stansley, seconded by Mr. Fall to acquire real property described in the following resolution and located at 328 N. Westwood, Toledo, Ohio, a roll call vote was taken:
Ms. Browne Yes
Mr. Brennan Yes
Mr. Fall Yes
Mr. Redmond Yes
Mr. Stansley Yes
Ms. Summons Yes
Mr. Tuschman Yes
Mr. Vasquez Yes

Motion Passed

RESOLUTION NO. 2003
Property Acquisition

WHEREAS, The University of Toledo desires to purchase a parcel of real property located at 328 N. Westwood, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, known as Craft House International, which is immediately adjacent to Scott Park Campus, and legally described as:

The south ¼ of the northwest ¼ of the southwest ¼ of Section 4, Town 3 in the United States Reserve of 12 miles square at the foot of the Rapids of the Miami of Lake Erie in the City of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, excepting therefrom the south 65 feet of the west 290 feet thereof, and also excepting therefrom that part thereof lying westerly of the east right of way line of Westwood Avenue ("Property").

WHEREAS, the University feels that it is in the best interest of the University to purchase this Property to be able to reallocate University administrative offices to the newly purchased Property allowing for more classroom space on the Bancroft Campus; and

WHEREAS, the University has entered into a Purchase Agreement for the purchase of this Property subject to the approval of The Board of Trustees of The University of Toledo and other contingencies and the University has allocated a certain sum of money for the purchase of the Property.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees of The University of Toledo approves the acquisition of the Property according to the terms set forth in the Purchase Agreement, subject to the State of Ohio Controlling Board approval and other contingencies set forth in the Purchase Agreement; and

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees of The University of Toledo authorizes the Vice President, Finance & Administration to enter into and execute all documents necessary and to do all other things required to enable the University to acquire the above-described Property for an amount not to exceed $1,200,000 plus additional expenses and closing costs set forth in the Purchase Agreement, and that all approvals be obtained to effect such acquisition of the Property as required by the Ohio Revised Code, without further action by this Board of Trustees.

7. ADJOURNMENT

There being no other business before the Board, upon the motion duly made and carried, the meeting was adjourned.

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