Estherville, IA (KICD)–The Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College met Tuesday afternoon in Estherville.
Director of Facilities Management Delaine Hiney updated the Trustees on remodeling at the Sustainable Energy Resources & Technologies (SERT) building. The latest upgrade is to the Heating, Ventilations and Air Conditioning section of the building which will add appropriate gas, electrical, drainage and water access to the labs. Hiney also reviewed three pieces of college property in Emmetsburg, Estherville and Algona, which the college is proposing to sell. Sealed bids are to be returned by noon on March 11th.
The college’s music offerings were also highlighted. Curriculum includes general education coursework such as Music Appreciation, Jazz History, History of American Music as well as upper level coursework like Music Theory 3 and 4. This week and next, approximately 1,200 area high school students will be on the Estherville campus to participate in Jazz Band contests and the Show Choir Festival. Both events are free and open to the public.
The next meeting for the Trustees will be held on February 18th with a public hearing on the 2015 Fiscal Year Budget to be held.