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Board of Regents Workshop and October Regular Meeting Scheduled Oct. 13; New District 1 Regent to Be Sworn-in

Article by DMC College Relations Office

The Del Mar College (DMC) Board of Regents will hold a workshop at 9 a.m. and their regular monthly meeting at 1 p.m. via video and/or telephone conference call on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the Isensee Board Room in the East Campus Harvin Student Center. Prior to the regular meeting, the Board will virtually swear-in their newest member, Rudy Garza, Jr., who will then take his seat as the District 1 Regent.

The Board appointed Garza to the seat during a called meeting held Sept. 29. (Access the full news release at https://vikingnews.delmar.edu/dmc-board-of-regents-selects-rudy-garza-jr-to-fill-vacant-district-1-seat/)

Members of the public will not be able to attend the workshop or monthly meeting in person, but they will be able to view them online or access by telephone.

Due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, this meeting will be conducted in accordance with guidance from the Offices of the Governor and Attorney General, and the provisions of Sections 551.122, 551.125 and 551.127 of the Texas Government Code and other open meeting requirements, that have not been suspended by order of the Governor. DMC Board members and administrators in attendance will also practice social distancing and wear face masks or coverings.

Community members may access the meeting by going to the online video link at https://www.delmar.edu/webcast/  by 8:55 a.m. for the workshop or12:55 p.m. for the regular meeting. They may also call (toll-free) 1-877-568-4106 and enter Access Code 310-594-181 as early as 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

General and Agenda-related public comments may be provided by calling the same toll-free number and using the same Access Code used for listening to the workshop and meeting.

Anyone wishing to make a public comment needs to dial-in between 8:30 and 8:45 a.m. for the workshop and 12:30 and 12:45 p.m. for the regular meeting. They will register with a DMC staff member and provide their name and subject of their public comment, specifically if it is related to an Agenda item. The DMC staff member monitoring the toll-free line will mute all callers at 8:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. and then provide registered callers’ names and subject to the Board Chair at the appropriate time. When called upon during the Public Comments segment of the meeting, registered callers will be unmuted and will have three minutes to make their comments.

Copies of the Oct. 13 Agenda Notices and Board packets are available as follows:

• Workshop: https://www.delmar.edu/regents-and-community/board-of-regents/_resources/agendas/workshop-agenda-10-13-20.pdf

• Regular meeting: https://www.delmar.edu/regents-and-community/board-of-regents/_resources/agendas/regular-agenda-10-13-20.pdf

Meeting agendas and other resources are also available on the DMC Board of Regents web page at https://www.delmar.edu/regents-and-community/board-of-regents/index.html.

The health and safety of Board members, DMC employees and the public remain a priority of the College. Additionally, DMC administrators are abiding by state, county and city orders and guidance addressing social gatherings and work practices for non-essential workers in the community.

About Del Mar College

Del Mar College empowers students to achieve their dreams. We offer quality programs, individual attention, outstanding instruction through faculty with real-world experience and affordable costs to credit and noncredit students in Corpus Christi and the South Texas Coastal Bend area. Nationally recognized while locally focused, we’re ranked in the top two percent of community colleges in the country granting associate degrees to Hispanic students (Community College Week). Del Mar College focuses on offering our students programs that match current or emerging career opportunities. Whether students are interested in the fine arts, sciences, business, occupational or technical areas, students get the education they need for the future they want at Del Mar College.