Finance & Administrative Services Planning Council
The following action and discussion took place at the September 8, 2016 meeting of the Finance & Administrative Services Planning Council:
- MS (Moise/Garland): The minutes from the April 14th meeting were approved.
- Convert all single-use restrooms on campus (current or future) to gender neutral restrooms, with newly approved district signage. The state Assembly passed Assembly Bill 1732, single-user restrooms. If signed into law by Governor Brown, the bill would take effect on March 1, 2017.
- MS (Miller/Fernandez) motioned to move to action/second reading. Motion carried.
- MS (Akins/Fernandez) motion to approve the change to single-use restrooms. Motion carried.
- Naming Rights – Radio Studio: The family of Jonathan Downey will set up a $20,000 scholarship endowment for Palomar College students with a major in Communications/Radio TV. Per AP 3830, recognition plaques may be placed in appropriate locations in honor of the donor with a gift amount between $10,001 and $99,999. The radio studio will be named after Jonathan Downey, a former student of Palomar College. The plaque will be placed outside the radio studio inside the radio station.
- MS (Miller/Moise) motioned to move to action/second reading. Motion carried.
- MS (Moise/Fernandez) motion to approve the naming of facilities. Motion carried.
- VP Perez reviewed the membership list and meeting dates/times for FY 2017. There are currently 3 vacancies: ASG representative, PFF representative and Manager of Business & Contract Services.
- VP Perez will take the FY 2016-17 Adopted Budget to the Governing Board for approval on September 13, 2016.
- VP Perez reported we are down in enrollment and need to gain 1,767 FTES. The District is working on a new funding model for future semesters.
- VP Perez reported the CCE and the District tentatively agreed on the implementation of the RSG Classification Study. The agreement will go to the Governing Board for approval on September 13, 2016.
- VP Perez reviewed the Draft Strategic Plan 2019.
- Connie Moise reported the Technology Plan Workgroup finalized the structure and most of the content for the Technology Master Plan. They are working on tying it back to the Strategic Plan.
- Chris Miller reported the Facilities Review Committee approved the Escondido Center Early Childhood Education Lab School to temporarily use their scrolling sign on the outside of the building to advertise they are accepting students as they are currently down in enrollment.
- Chris Miller reported the safety issue the sandwich boards pose on our visually impaired students. If you see one in the way, move it to the side and notify the department responsible for the sign.
- Chris Miller reported there is currently $220 million of projects in construction and in design.
- Chris Miller reported The Great American Shakeout is scheduled for October 20, 2016 at 10:20 a.m. The Environmental Health & Safety Department is working with the Deans to identify buildings that want to participate.
- Connie Moise reported Information Services temporarily expanded the wireless access in the Bookstore to help students find their books using their mobile devices in the Bookstore the first few weeks of school.
Additional information can be found at the Finance & Administrative Services Planning Council Website: http://www2.palomar.edu/pages/faspc/