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

  • Meeting
January 17, 2012
University Center at 11:00 a.m.

Minutes

Members Present

Matt Brockelman, Hugh Greene, Joy Korman, Radford Lovett, Oscar Munoz, Joan Newton, Lynn Pappas, Myron Pincomb, Patrick Plumlee, Lanny Russell, Bruce Taylor, and Sharon Wamble-King

Members Absent

Fred Franklin

Item 1 Call to Order and Introductions 

Meeting called to order by Chair Pincomb.

Item 2 Minutes of the October 18, 2012 

Chair Pincomb asked for approval of the minutes from the October 18th meeting. Motion was made to approve. The motion passed unanimously.

Item 3 Open Comments 

No open comments at this time.

Item 4 Naming of the University Center 

President Delaney and Vice President Allaire addressed the committee for approval to name the University Center.  It was recommended to name the University Center after former UNF President, Adam W. Herbert.  Motion was made to approve.  The motion passed unanimously.  

Item 5 Naming of UNF Hall 

President Delaney and Vice President Allaire addressed the committee to present this item.  It was recommended to name UNF Hall after Ann and David Hicks.  Motion was made to approve.  The motion passed unanimously.

Item 6 Student Conduct Code 

Vice President Gonzalez presented amendments to the Student Conduct Code.  A list of the significant changes were presented and discussed. Motion made to approve.  The motion passed unanimously

Item 7 Parking Permit Fees, Styles, Display Requirements, Replacements and Refunds Regulation 

Vice President Shuman presented the parking permit fees, style, replacements, and refunds regulation.  There were two changes:  1) allow the President the flexibility of adjusting the day permit rate to accommodate requirements for special events 2) to designate the Parking Services’ website address as the official location for information relating to affixing permits. Motion made to approve.  The motion passed unanimously.

Item 8 Activity and Service Fees, Athletics Fees, and Health Fee 

Vice President Shuman presented proposed increases for the Student Activity and Service Fee, Student Athletic Fee, and the Student Health & Services Fee for Fiscal Year 2012-2013.  The local fees were recommended by the Student Fee Assessment Committee (SFAC) comprised of students, faculty and staff.  President Delaney endorsed the SFAC recommendations as follows:

 

Activity and Services Fee Increase

$0.23

 
Athletic Fee Increase

$1.30

 
Health Promotions Increase

$0.11

 
Student Mental Health Counseling Increase

$0.19

 

TOTAL 

  

$1.83 

 

Item 9 Transportation Access Fee 

Vice President Shuman presented the Student Transportation Access Fee for FY 2012-2013.  She stated the students requested a new shuttle route to the Town Center.  Based on the number of hours the shuttle would run, the cost would increase the per credit hour fee by $.23 and added to the existing $3.85 fee for a total fee of $4.08.  This fee was proposed by a University-wide committee and endorsed by the President, The recommendation is presented to the Student Life and Facilities Committee for review and approval. Motion made to approve.  The motion passed unanimously.

Item 10 Parking Permit and Citation Rates for 2012-2013 

Vice President Shuman presented the Parking and Citation Rates for FY 2012-2013. She stated that the current rates can cover the current debt service requirements and therefore no increase is recommended.  However, a recommendation is being made to combine the two permit categories “Designated” and “First Floor Garages” into one permit called “Faculty/Staff” and to sell this permit at a 1.6:1 ratio at a rate of $250. Motion made to approve.  The motion passed unanimously.

Item 11 Modification of the UNF Wetland Mitigation 

Associate General Counsel, Chris Wrenn presented for approval an Educational Plant Survey recommendation for demolition of the existing cafeteria, Building 14C.  He stated Florida Statues state 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.  Motion made to approve.  The motion passed unanimously.

Item 12 Capital Projects Quarterly Report and Change Orders 

Vice President Shuman presented the Capital Projects Quarterly Report and Change Order. President Delaney mentioned that there are no PECO funds for the next two years, for new projects.

 

Discussion item.  No motion required.

Item 13 Career Services Presentation 

Rick Roberts, Director of Career Services and three students gave an overview PowerPoint presentation of Career Services and how it prepares students who are looking for employment.

Item 14 Adjournment 

Chair Pincomb adjourned the meeting.