Missouri State University

July 8, 2011

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS

MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY

July 8, 2011

 

1.                  Roll Call:

Present -    Ms. Elizabeth Bradbury, Chair of the Board (by conference call)

                  Mr. Gordon Elliott, Vice-Chair of the Board (by conference call)

Mr. Brian Hammons, Governor (by conference call)

Ms. Cathy Smith, Governor (by conference call)

Also

Present -    Clif Smart, Interim President

                  Nila Hayes, Chief Financial Officer

                  Gary Stewart, Director of Residence Life & Services

                  Penni Groves, Legal Counsel

Dale Moore, Director of University Support Services

Doug Sampson, University Architect and Director of Campus Planning

Allen Kunkel, Associate Vice President of Economic Development

Paul Kincaid, Chief of Staff

Ken McClure, Vice President for Administrative & Information Services

Jim Baker, Vice President for Research & Economic Development

John McAlear, Secretary of the Board

2.                  Presiding — Ms. Elizabeth Bradbury, Chair of the Board of Governors, called the Executive Committee conference-call meeting to order at 9:04 a.m. in Room 203 of Carrington Hall on the campus of Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri.

3.                  Facilities & Equipment --- Mr. Ken McClure, Vice President for Administrative & Information Services, presented the following resolutions for the Executive Committee to consider:

The instructional technology systems for the Christopher S. Bond Learning Center (Agenda Item No. II.A.); Sensory Integration, low bid of $170,000 for the base bid less alternate 1; total project budget set at $277,000.  Areas included for technology installations within the building will be the banquet hall, laboratory classroom, conference room, large tiered classroom, and a smaller classroom.

The exterior envelope repairs to the Jordan Valley Innovation Center (Agenda Item No. II.B.); Rich Kramer Construction, Inc., low bid of $353,200 for the base bid less alternate 2; total project budget established at $445,000.  The University is experiencing water infiltration problems through the exterior walls of the Jordan Valley Innovation Center.  This project will install a rain screen system on the southern façade of the building and turn the corner on the eastern façade for about twenty feet.

Approval to increase the project budget for the interior finish renovation of the Residence Halls (Agenda Item II.C.). This $66,000 increase brings the total project budget to $1,966,000.  This increase is:  for the installation of new shades or window treatments in the student employment office located in Blair-Shannon House and in the grand lounge, fitness room, and recreation room in Freudenberger House; for the removal of tile flooring in front of the elevators in Hammons House; and for the installation of carpeting along with additional painting in Hammons House, Wells House, and Freudenberger House.

Moved by Mr. Hammons and seconded by Ms. Smith.

A roll call vote was taken:  Governors Elliott, Hammons, and Smith voted for the motion; no governor voted against the motion.

Motion passed 3-0.

Mr. Clif Smart, Interim President, next reported that the Honorable Governor Jay Nixon is expected to sign House Bill No. 137 next week.  Part of this new bill prevents the University from leasing its space to others without legislative approval.  Mr. Elliott commented that he was concerned about the University’s ability to timely lease its space in the future.  Mr. Smart indicated that all of the public universities are working together with their respective lobbyists and legislative delegations to change this law next year.  He then presented the following resolutions for the Executive Committee to consider: 

Approval of Amendment #6 to Lease Agreement between Missouri State University and Lockheed Martin Corporation (Agenda Item No. II.D.).  This amendment provides Lockheed Martin a 90 day option period on 4,024 additional square feet in the Jordan Valley Innovation Center at a rate of $16.94 per square foot. 

Approval of Lease Agreement between the Board of Governors of Missouri State University and Springfield Innovation, Inc., (Agenda Item No. II.E.).   This two-year lease agreement authorizes Springfield Innovation Inc., to develop building #4, located at 524 N. Boonville Avenue, and sublease space for the promotion of scientific and technology-based research, commercial application via technology transfers, as well as support the educational and research mission of the University.

Moved by Mr. Elliott, receiving the second of Mr. Hammons.

A roll call vote was taken:  Governors Elliott, Hammons, and Smith voted for the motion; no governor voted against the motion.

Motion passed 3-0.

4.                  Adjournment — Ms. Bradbury adjourned the conference-call meeting at 9:30 a.m. on the motion of Ms. Smith, the second of Mr. Elliott, and the unanimous vote of the committee.

John W. McAlear

Secretary of the Board