University of North Florida
Board of Trustees
Student Life and Facilities Committee

Meeting
January 18, 2011
University Center at 10:15 a.m.

Agenda

Item 1 Call to Order 

Chair Taylor will call the meeting to order.

Item 2 Open Comments 

Chair Taylor will address those in attendance and offer opportunity for open comments.

 

Open Comments: No motion required. 

Item 3 The UNF Master Plan (Attachment 1, 2)

The Board of Governors requires the Board of Trustees to approve the master plan evaluation and appraisal report. To this end, this report is being provided to the committee for review and approval.

 

The UNF Master Plan was previously discussed by the full Board at the November workshop.

 

Vice President Shuman will address the committee and present the master plan.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required. 

Item 4 Approval of a New Student Life and Services Fee (Attachment 1, 2, 3)

In its October meeting, the Board of Trustees approved letting the Board of Governors know that the university might be submitting a new student life and services fee. In this item, the administration is presenting a proposal for a new 5 percent fee.

 

This fee was developed by student leadership in consultation with the administration

 

Vice President Gonzalez will address the committee and present the proposed new student life and services fee.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required. 

Item 5 Vehicle Parking Permits Regulation (Attachment 1, 2)

The proposed vehicle parking permits regulation is being presented to the Student Life and Facilities Committee for approval. The amendment to the regulation exempts the following from the requirement of having to display a parking permit: (1) vehicles parked in the timed load spaces, (2) vehicles with a U.S. Government license plate, and (3) vehicles of individuals (non-university employees and staff) parking in lot 60 who have business at Alumni Hall.

 

Vice President Shuman will address the committee and present the proposed vehicle parking permits regulation.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required. 

Item 6 The Proposed Amendment to the Parking Regulation (Attachment 1, 2)

The proposed amendment to the parking regulation is being presented to the Student Life and Facilities Committee for approval. The amendment to the regulation adds Safety Rangers as individuals authorized by the university to enforce parking regulations.

 

Vice President Shuman will address the committee and present the proposed amendment to the parking regulation.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required. 

Item 7 The Osprey Student Creed, Approved by Student Government (Attachment 1, 2, 3)

The purpose of this item is to seek approval of a student creed. The proposed creed has been recommended by Student Government.

 

Vice President Gonzalez will address the committee and present the proposed Osprey Student Creed.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required. 

Item 8 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the UNF Campus Wetlands Mitigation (Attachment 1, 2)

The purpose of this item is to consider a proposed mitigation plan to reserve portions of the campus as protected wetlands and upland buffer areas and permit the Office of the General Counsel to finalize a memorandum of agreement and campus lease amendment consistent with the mitigation plan. The proposed plan meets the requirements of the St. Johns River Water Management District.

 

The plan covers all university development to date, is consistent with the master plan, and is designed to enable flexibility for future development.  The university and the Water Management District have agreed on a proposed form of agreement imposing use restrictions consistent with the plan. The agreement, and a corresponding amendment to the university’s lease, are subject to approval by the Division of State Lands. 

 

Associate General Counsel Wrenn will address the committee and present the proposed mitigation plan.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required. 

Item 9 Approval of an Educational Plant Survey for the Demolition the Existing Cafeteria, Building 14C (Attachment 1, 2)

The purpose of this item is to present for approval an Educational Plant Survey recommendation for demolition of the existing cafeteria, Building 14C.

 

Florida Statutes states that prior to demolition of any educational or educational support facility with a replacement cost exceeding $1,000,000, the university shall obtain an educational plant survey recommendation for demolition. The university is requesting this supplemental survey to support demolition/removal for the existing cafeteria, Building 14C, to make way for the construction of a new dining, administrative and academic building.

 

Vice President Shuman will address the committee and present the educational plant supplemental survey request.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required. 

Item 10 Capital Projects Quarterly Report and Change Orders (Attachment 1, 2)

This item is provided as a quarterly report to the Board of Trustees and describes current progress on each project, funding sources, and any current issues, including change orders.

 

The Board authorized the President or his designee to approve change orders in the name of the Board for pre-established amounts. Approvals are for the purpose of expediting the work in progress and are to be reported to the Board and entered into its official minutes.

 

Vice President Shuman will provide details to the Student Life and Facilities Committee regarding change orders and narrate the capital projects report.

 

Proposed Action: No motion required. 

Item 11 Students Presentation on the Interior of the Student Wellness Complex (Attachment 1, 2)

The purpose of this item is to provide trustees with an update on the Student Wellness Complex and what is included in the building program. Mr. Sam Luckerson (senior) and Ms. Sarah Bolseiro (junior) will make this presentation.

 

Vice President Gonzalez will introduce a panel of two students (Mr. Sam Luckerson and Ms. Sarah Bolseiro) who will discuss the types of activities that will be included in the Wellness Center.

 

Proposed Action: No motion required. 

Item 12 Adjournment  

Chair Taylor will adjourn the meeting.