OHLONE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Minutes of Citizens’ Oversight Committee
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MEMBERS PRESENT: Pat Danielson, Dan Chang, Jim Laub, Ken Ballard, George Mathiesen,
MEMBERS ABSENT: Christopher Gray
PRESENT: Dr. Treadway, Deanna Walston, Simon Barros
OPEN MEETING: The meeting was called to order by Pat Danielson at
The pledge of allegiance was directed to a miniature American flag in the plant.
from the Audience None
Communications from None
1. Approval of minutes from the February 7, 2005 Meeting
Minutes approved as presented.
2. Approval of the Agenda
Update on the
reviewed the value engineering accepted recommendations and the proposed budget
adjustments provided by Don Eichelberger. They discussed the elimination of the bridge
and the cost of $457,000 involved, as well as other recommended
changes/deletions. AC Transit has
apparently not decided on what services will be provided to the
The committee was informed that ground breaking
at the new center will occur on
Update on the
Simon Barros displayed a plan for the new center, indicating that the current plan indicates 42,000 Gross square feet, with 35,000 net square feet. The new building will be located at approximately the level of the pond on the upper campus. Groundbreaking will most likely occur in the fall of 2006. Other planning, such as effects of the new building in terms of current space use are being considered.
5. Other Bond Projects
Simon discussed bond projects that are currently in process. He stated that 32 infrared cameras are being installed in crucial areas of the campus. He offered to provide more information at the committee’s next meeting.
He also informed the committee that a water intrusion
study is in process, and next steps will involve painting the buildings. Redwood stairs (from the original campus)
will be replaced with concrete stairs, and replacement
of doors, installation of
6. Update on Member Selection and Discussion of Policies
Deanna and Dr. Treadway discussed the timing of a one-step replacement for committee members whose terms are expiring in the spring of 2006. There was discussion regarding filling the taxpayer association vacancy, with Pat pointing out that this will likely be the most difficult vacancy to fill. Ways to advise the public of the vacancies was discussed, and members will provide suggestions to Deanna and Donna. It was also decided that the application provided to prospective committee members should be revised to include information about the number of meetings, responsibilities of the committee members, and further bond information. It was also determined that the Board of Trustees should determine such policies as frequent absences, vacancies, etc.
7. Feedback from Board of Trustee meeting
Pat reported to the committee that she had attended the Board of Trustees meeting to present the Oversight Committee’s report, and the Board was enthusiastic about the committee’s report and activities.
8. Items for next Oversight Committee Meeting (June)
Draft of Committee Member Application
Results of bidding
The meeting was adjourned at