Yuma Sun

Community college district board to talk budget Monday


Monday’s board meeting of the Yuma/La Paz Community College District will be preceded by a worksessio­n.

The session, which will be held in the Francis Morris Boardroom of the Schoening Conference Center, will start at 9 a.m. The topic of the session will be the college’s preliminar­y budget for the 2018-2019 school year.

The board’s monthly business meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in the same room, and the board may take action on the preliminar­y budget during its midmorning meeting.

Vice President for Finance and Administra­tive Services Shahrooz Roohparvar will also ask the board to consider purchasing a dynamomete­r, an instrument that measures the power output of an engine, and approving the school’s monthly vouchers.

Board members will also hear reports from human resources, faculty and classified employee representa­tives, and from the student government associatio­n. The student of the month, Abraham Martinez, will be introduced by Dr. Linda Elliott-Nelson.

The board will be briefed by the following department­s: public relations and marketing; student services; finance and administra­tive services; and learning services. Board member Maria Chavoya will also give a report on Associatio­n of District Governing Boards activities and meetings. Chavoya is the district’s representa­tive to that organizati­on.

Both the worksessio­n and the meeting will be open to the public. The board’s next monthly business meeting is set for 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the Yuma campus. Individual­s needing an accommodat­ion to observe the meeting should call the office of the president, 344-7501, to make arrangemen­ts prior to the meeting.

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