Missouri State University

March 23, 2007

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS
MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY
MARCH 23, 2007


1. Roll Call
Present-     Mr. Michael Duggan, Governor (by conference call)
   Mr. Michael Franks, President of the Board (by conference call)
   Mr. Brian Hammons, Governor (by conference call)
Ms. Mary Sheid, Vice President of the Board (by conference call)
        
Also
Present-    Michael Nietzel, President
Greg Burris, Vice President for Administrative and Information Services
Earle Doman, Acting Vice President for Student Affairs
Don Aripoli, Acting Vice President for University Advancement
John Black, General Counsel
Paul Kincaid, Chief of Staff
Ken McClure, Associate Vice President for Administrative Services
Doug Sampson, University Architect
        John McAlear, Secretary of the Board

2. Presiding --- The presiding officer for the conference call meeting was Mr. Michael Franks, President of the Board of Governors.  He called the Executive Committee meeting to order at 11:00 a.m. in Room 203 of Carrington Hall on the campus of Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. 

3.    Closed Meeting  --- It was determined that the Executive Committee needed to meet in a closed session to consider items of business provided in the Revised Statutes of Missouri.  Mr. Franks asked if a resolution authorizing a closed meeting of the Committee was prepared.  Thereupon, the following resolution was presented for consideration:

BE IT RESOLVED by the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors for Missouri State University that a closed meeting, with closed records and closed vote, be held during a recess of this March 23, 2007 meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors to consider items of business pursuant to:

A.    R.S.Mo. 610.021(1).  “Legal actions, causes of action, or litigation involving a public governmental body…”

B.    R.S. Mo. 610.021(2).  “Leasing, purchase or sale of real estate by a public governmental body…”   

C.    R.S.M0. 610.021(14).  “Records which are protected from disclosure by law;”

Mr. Duggan moved the approval of the resolution and Ms. Sheid seconded the motion.
 
A roll call vote was taken – Governors Duggan, Hammons, and Sheid voted for the motion; no one voted against.

Motion passed 3-0.

Mr. Franks recessed the meeting at 11:05 a.m.

The meeting reconvened at 11:25 a.m.

4.    Facilities and Equipment --- Mr. Greg Burris, Vice President for Administrative and Information Services, presented the following resolutions for the Committee’s consideration:

    Parking lot maintenance on the Springfield campus (agenda item 3(a)) – Amsinger Sealing & Striping LLC., in the amount of $67,696.15; total project budget established at $125,000.

    Renovation of Central Stores & Maintenance (agenda item 3(b)) – FRIGA Construction, Inc., in the amount of $131,500; total project budget established at $206,000.

    End wall repairs at Blair Shannon House (agenda item 3(c)) – Mid-Continental Restoration, in the amount of $601,200; total project budget established at $875,000.

Residence hall renovations for the East Main Wing, Freudenberger House (agenda item 3(d)) – Nabholz Client Services, in the amount of $1,074,932; total project budget set at $1,230,000.

Approval of contract with City Utilities to provide utility services to the Roy Blunt Jordan Valley Innovation Center – (agenda item 3(e)).

Moved by Ms. Sheid and seconded by Mr. Duggan.  

A roll call vote was taken – Governors Duggan, Hammons, and Sheid voted for the motion; no one voted against.

Motion passed 3-0.

5.    President’s Report --- Dr. Michael Nietzel presented a resolution requesting approval of the gift agreement with the Missouri State University Foundation and Prime, Inc. for support of the JQH Arena.  In recognition of this support, the approximately 4,500 square foot club area in the JQH Arena will be named the PRIME Overtime Club for the term and on the terms as set forth in the Agreement.  Moved by Ms. Sheid.  Seconded by Mr. Hammons.

A roll call vote was taken – Governors Duggan, Hammons, and Sheid voted for the motion; no one voted against the motion.

    Motion passed 3-0.

    Dr. Nietzel next presented a resolution requesting approval of the sponsorship agreement with the Missouri State University Foundation and St. John’s Health System, Inc., for support of the JQH Arena.  In recognition of this support, the South Concourse of the JQH Arena will be named the St. John’s Concourse for the term and on the terms as set forth in the Agreement.  Moved by Ms. Sheid and seconded by Mr. Duggan.

    A roll call vote was taken – Governors Duggan, Hammons, and Sheid voted for the motion; no one voted against the motion.

    Motion passed 3-0.

    Dr. Nietzel then requested approval of an administrative leave for Dr. Arlen Diamond, Director of Broadcast Services for the period of July 1, 2007 to September 30, 2007.  Dr. Diamond will be researching a range of potential grant opportunities which will benefit both the University and Broadcast Services during this leave.  Moved by Mr. Hammons and seconded by Mr. Duggan.

    A roll call vote was taken – Governors Duggan, Hammons, and Sheid voted for the motion; no one voted against the motion.

    Motion passed 3-0.       
   
6.     Adjournment --- Mr. Franks adjourned the meeting at 11:35 a.m. on the motion of Mr. Duggan, the second of Mr. Hammons, and the unanimous vote of the Committee.


John W. McAlear
Secretary