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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.

Item 1 Call to Order

Chair Pincomb will call the meeting to order.

Item 2 Approval of the Minutes (January 15, 2013)

Chair Pincomb will seek approval of the minutes from the January 15, 2013 meeting.


Proposed Action – Approval – MOTION and Second Required

Item 3 Open Comments

Chair Pincomb will offer opportunity for open comments concerning items on this agenda.

Item 4 Capital Improvement Trust Fund (CITF)

According to the Florida Senate – 2012, the Capital Improvement Trust Fund (CITF) fee is not to exceed 10 percent of the tuition for resident students or 10 percent of the sum of tuition and out-of-state fees for nonresident students. The CITF is to be used for certain projects or real property acquisitions. Also, it is required that the Division of Bond Finance of the State Board of Administration analyze any proposed fee reductions to the CITF; and that the Board of Governors approve any proposed fee reductions. 


Each university is to establish a separate CITF fee and building fee at the main campus of the university. Also, each university is to establish a fee committee to recommend any increase in the fees and that committee is to be composed of students and members appointed by the university president. The university president is to approve committee recommendations, noting that an increase in fees may occur only once each fiscal year. The Board of Governors is to adopt regulations and timetables to implement the fees. 


The University of North Florida is proposing an increase in the CITF 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 used on recreational projects. 


Vice President Shuman will address the committee and briefly describe the need for each of these selected projects. 


Proposed Action – Approval – MOTION and Second Required   

Item 5 Capital Projects Quarterly Report and Change Orders

This report serves to provide trustees with progress on current construction projects, including funding sources and any current issues, including change orders.


Regarding 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 update trustees on current construction projects and report on change orders.


Report – No Action Required   

Item 6 Student Health Services

Ms. Doreen Perez, director, Student Health Services, will provide an overview ofthis department.


Report – No Action Required   

Item 7 Adjournment

Chair Pincomb will adjourn the meeting.