CAMPUS REENGINEERING COMMITTEE MINUTES

September 11, 1998

MEMBERS PRESENT:

MEMBERS ABSENT:

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

Furukawa-Schlereth brought the meeting to order at 12:10 AM and asked for a motion to approve the Agenda. A motion was made by John Bond A second was obtained from Drew Calandrella. The Agenda was approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - May 15, 1998

Schlereth then asked for a motion to approve the minutes of May 15, 1998. A motion was made by Floyd Ross. A second was obtained from Lynn McIntyre. The minutes were approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - July 16, 1998

Schlereth then asked for a motion to approve the minutes of July 16, 1998. A motion was made by John Bond. A second was obtained from Floyd Ross. The minutes were approved unanimously.

VICE-PRESIDENT'S REPORT

Schlereth then made his report to the CRC focusing on the following items:

  1. Schlereth noted that the CRC had two vacancies that were in the process of being filled. One from the Associated Students and one, a faculty representative, from the School of Business and Economics.
  2. Schlereth then updated the CRC on progress with the 1998-1999 campus budget. He noted that he and Provost Goldstein were in the process of resolving certain budget challenges within the Division of Academic Affairs and that he expected a Presidential Final Budget by October 1, 1998.
  3. Schlereth then updated the CRC on the Common Management Systems initiative (CMS). He noted that the President had nominated him to serve on the CSU System CMS Board and that Steve Wilson had been named CMS Project Manager for the campus. He explained that campus costs associated with the Project were still fluid but that expected a more solid estimate within the next several weeks. He then responded to various questions regarding CMS from the Members.
  4. Schlereth indicated that he had re-convened that CRC Exterior Lighting Task Force in light of recent concerns raised about lighting given campus construction. John Bond further explained that the Task Force would once again walk the campus to ascertain where improvements could be made.
  5. Schlereth concluded that the CRC had a vacant seat on the PBAC given the departure of Neil Markley. He asked the Members to inform him if they had an interest in serving on the PBAC as a CRC delegate.

SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

CRC Sub-Committee Reports were made as indicated below:

TIME CERTAIN - SONOMA EARTH ACTION PRESENTATION

At 1:00 PM, Schlereth recognized student guests from the Sonoma Earth Action organization as well as other students involved in campus recycling activities. The students made a brief presentation to the CRC outlining their concerns over the pending Waste Management RFP. Following the presentation, discussion ensued between the students and the Members. Schlereth clarified that the Waste Management RFP would not deal with the Campus Recycle Program and that SSU would continue to employ students in this regard. He also stressed that the educational aspects of recycling and reuse were the not within the jurisdiction of Administration and Finance but that funding opportunities were available for this type of activity via the campus Instructionally Related Activities Program. Finally, Schlereth indicated that he expected recommendations regarding the Waste Management RFP to come before the CRC at their November meeting. He invited the students to return at that time should they wish to observe the deliberations of the CRC on the RFP recommendation.

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE GOALS

Referencing materials in the Agenda Packet (Packet) Schlereth then outlined a list of goals he had developed for the Division for 1998-1999. After discussion, Floyd Ross moved that the goals be accepted.. John Bond provided a second. The motion was approved unanimously.

CAMPUS CONSTRUCTION POLICY

Referencing materials contained in the Packet, Schlereth outlined details associated with the proposed Campus Construction Policy. This item had been presented as a First Reading at the July 16, 1998 CRC meeting. Letitia Coate moved that the policy be approved. Jim Christman provided a second. The policy was approved unanimously.

EMPLOYEE OWNED RUGS POLICY REVISION

Referencing materials contained in the Packet, Schlereth outlined details associated with a revision to the Employee Owned Rug Policy. After brief discussion, the Members agreed, by consensus, to recommend approval of the revisions.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES POLICY REVISION

Referencing materials contained in the Packet, Schlereth outlined details associated with a revision to the Alcoholic Beverages Policy. After considerable discussion, the Members agreed, by consensus, to table the item until additional information could be obtained and further consultation completed with various segments of the campus community. Schlereth indicated that he would ask Professor Harris to coordinate this activity and that the item would return at a future CRC meeting.

SSE STRATEGIC PLANNING

Continuation of a discussion regarding the Sonoma State Enterprises begun at the July CRC meeting then ensued. Specific points raised included the new hours of operation, possible changes in the scope of dining options, ongoing Enterprise integration with Administration and Finance and a more focused product line in the campus bookstore. Schlereth indicated that specific planning objectives would be presented to the Enterprise Board of Directors later in September.

DMV AND PARKING VIOLATIONS

Gloria Ogg then led a discussion on a policy options regarding the referral of unpaid campus parking violations to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Following discussion, Ogg agreed to gather additional data and bring forward a policy recommendation at the October CRC meeting.

ADJOURNMENT

Given the time, Members agreed by consensus to defer a discussion of the CSU Risk Pool and a discussion of Readers until a later CRC meeting. Schlereth then adjourned that meeting at 4:15 PM.

Minutes prepared by Larry Furukawa-Schlereth

CRC Minutes 1998-1999
Updated 2007-12-19
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