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

  • Meeting
March 19, 2013
Osprey Commons, Talon Room at 10:15 a.m.

Minutes

Members Present  

Carlo Fassi, Fred Franklin, Hugh Greene, Joy Korman, Radford Lovett, Oscar Munoz, Lynn Pappas, Myron Pincomb, Gordon Rakita, Lanny Russell, and Bruce Taylor

Members Absent 

Joannie Newton and Sharon Wamble-King

Item 1 Call to Order and Introductions 

Meeting called to order by Chair, Myron Pincomb.

Item 2 Minutes of the January 15, 2013 

Chair Pincomb asked for approval of the minutes from the January 15, 2013 meeting. 

 

Motion was made to approve and passed unanimously.   

Item 3 Open Comments 

No open comments at this time.

Item 4 Capital Improvement Trust Fund (CITF) 

Vice President Shuman addressed the Committee and presented the proposed increase in the CITF fee of $2.00 per credit hour, which would create a total of $8.76 for resident students and non-resident students.  The additional dollars will be split between Interfaith and Recreational projects (facilities and fields). Vice President Shuman stated that if the funds were to be bonded, it would generate approximately $11M versus $800,000. She also mentioned that the Florida Governor is not necessarily in support of bonding. Student Government President Carlo Fassi stated that the students are in support of the increase in order to finance some of the projects and that they would lobby in support of bonding.

 

Motion was made to move forward with the $2.00 increase. The motion passed unanimously.  

Item 5 Capital Projects Quarterly Report and Change Orders 

Vice President Shuman addressed the Committee regarding Change Orders, progress on each project and she presented a full detailed report. Vice President Shuman also wanted to make everyone aware of the possible opportunity of purchasing a piece of property located on the East/Central Parkway to move Physical Facilities Plant.  The cost would be approximately $3M and the size of the space about 67,000 square feet.

 

Discussion item. No motion required.

Item 6 Presentation by Student Health Services 

Director, Doreen Perez gave a Powerpoint overview of the Department of Student Health Services. She explained their commitment to students as well as the services and programs that are available. Question and answer session followed.

 

Discussion item. No motion required.   

Item 10 Adjournment 

Chair Pincomb adjourned the meeting.