September 9, 2008

September 9, 2008

1. Roll Call
Present — Mr. Michael Duggan, Chair of the Board (by conference call)
Mr. Gordon Elliott, Governor (by conference call)
Mr. Brian Hammons, Vice-Chair of the Board (by conference call)
Ms. Phyllis Washington, Governor (by conference call)

Present — Michael Nietzel, President
Greg Burris, Vice President for Administrative and Information Services
Ken McClure, Associate Vice President for Administrative Services (by conference call)
Clif Smart, General Counsel
Doug Sampson, University Architect
Nila Hayes, Chief Financial Officer
John McAlear, Secretary of the Board

2. Presiding — Mr. Michael Duggan, Chair of the Board of Governors, called the Executive Committee meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. in Room 203 of Carrington Hall on the campus of Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri.

3. Facilities & Equipment — Mr. Greg Burris, Vice President for Administrative and Information Services presented a resolution (Item IIA.) for the approval of a contract for the construction of two parking lots south of Monroe Street at Hammons Parkway – Hartman & Company, low bid of $476,500 with the total project budget set at $635,000. Moved by Ms. Washington with the second being provided by Mr. Elliott.

Motion passed 3-0.

4. Research and Economic Development – Dr. Michael Nietzel, President, in Dr. Jim Baker’s absence, presented a resolution (Item III.A.) approving a lease agreement with the St. John’s Health System, Inc., for research laboratory and general office space in the Jordan Valley Innovation Center. St. John’s is leasing 1,900 square feet effective August 1, 2008 at a cost of $16 per square foot. Monthly income from the lease will be $2,533.34 for an annual income of $30,400. A question arose as to the length of the lease and Dr. Nietzel responded that he will get back with the committee as soon as he learns of the term. Motion to approve the lease was made by Mr. Elliott and seconded by Ms. Washington.

Motion passed 3-0.

5. Adjournment — Mr. Duggan adjourned the conference call meeting at 8:50 a.m.

John W. McAlear
Secretary of the Board