Board vacancy, purchases on college agenda

Monday, April 20, 2015

McCOOK, Neb. -- The Mid Plains Community College board of governors will accept applications to serve on the board following the resignation of Elizabeth Benjamin, who submitted her resignation effective March 26.

Meeting in McCook Wednesday, the board is expected to declare a vacancy and seek applications in hopes of filling the spot with an open ballot at its May 20 board meeting.

This week's meeting will begin with a work session at McMillen Hall, room 213, at 5 p.m., with the regular meeting following at 6:30 p.m.

Besides the board vacancy, action items include consideration of the creation of a full-time rehab sciences / athletic training faculty position for this fall; creation of an Associate of Fine Arts degree; a low bid of $62,985 from CSI in Prairie Village, Kan., for Brooks Hall furniture; a low bid of $198,700 for 180 new security cameras, including pricing and clear documentation of annual operating costs; and purchase of a 32-passenger bus with a recommendation to be presented at the meeting.

A closed session to discuss personnel is also on the agenda.

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