A regular meeting of the board of trustees of College of the Mainland was held on Monday, September 27, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. in the COM Administration Boardroom – Room 129.

All trustees were present except Kyle Dickson and Alan Waters.

Board Items of Interest

The following positions were approved:

  • Myles Coulter was approved for the position of director of facility services in the fiscal affairs division.
  • Kermit Harris was approved for the position of program manager, industrial workforce programs in the CE workforce programs department.

The Non-Contractual Positions Hiring Report was approved.

The board approved the awarding of design-build Contract 21-16 to Austin Commercial supporting the Glycol Separation Unit project in the amount not-to-exceed $270,000 for design and pre-construction phase services.

The board approved the awarding of Contract 22-02 to PBK, Inc. for architect and engineering service supporting the construction of STEAM and Industrial Careers Building shell spaces for a not-to-exceed amount of $262,500.

The board of trustees voted to adopt a resolution authorizing the college to apply available funds in a principal amount not-to-exceed $1,000,000 to defease and redeem eligible bonds in order to save taxpayer money by reducing the payment of interest.

The board of trustees voted to adopt a maintenance and operations tax rate of .16530/100 and an interest and sinking rate of .1024/100 for a total rate of .26770/100 for the 2022 tax year.

All other agenda items were approved.

The full meeting minutes will be posted pending board approval after the October 25, 2021 board meeting.