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Agenda Item (VIII-A-1)

Meeting1/17/2017 - Regular
Agenda ItemCommittee - Governance (VIII-A-1)
SubjectBoard Policy for Second Reading and Approval
College/DistrictDistrict
Funding
Recommended ActionIt is recommended that the Board of Trustees approve Board Policies 1100, 2010, 2710, 4020, 4220, 5140, 6700, 7335, 7340 and 7700.

Background Narrative:


Board Policies for Second Reading:


1100-The Riverside Community College District - Policy updated through the CCLC to delete an outdated reference to Elections Code Section 18304.


2010-Board Membership - Updated through the CCLC to include the restriction in Ed Code Section 72104 that precludes members of the governing board from serving on the governing body of a high school district with coterminous boundaries with the community college district.


2710-Conflict of Interest - Updated through the CCLC to specify that employees as well as Board members are prohibited from having a financial interest in a contract made by their official capacity.


4020-Program, Curriculum, and Course Development - CCLC changed the word "deletions" to "discontinuances" to maintain consistency in terminology throughout this policy.


4220-Standards of Scholarship - CCLC update to change a reference from Title 5 section 55002 et seq. to Title 5 sections 55020 et seq.


5140-Disabled Student Programs and Services - Updated through CCLC to reflect the language used in the new and amended Title 5 sections 56000 et seq. that went into effect July 1, 2016, and to remove a redundant citation.


6700-Use of Facilities - Updated through CCLC to add legal citations (Title 5 sections 59601 et seq.) governing the calculation of costs for use of college facilities.


7335-Health Examinations - Updated through CCLC to include a more specific reference to subsection (d) of 42 U.S Code Section 12112.


7340-Leaves - Updated through CCLC to correct a typographical error to the legal references for leave jury service or appearance as a witness in court.


7700-Whistleblower Protection - Updated through CCLC to extend protection against retaliation to District employees and applicants whose family member makes a protected disclosure.

Prepared By: Michael Burke, Ph.D., Chancellor
 Patrick Pyle, General Counsel