Video Conference Room / Fremont Campus

43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539




College Council Meeting Minutes

March 12, 2007 ADOPTED


MEMBERS PRESENT: Doug Treadway Sheldon Helms

Cheryl Lambert Tom Holcomb

Deanna Walston Joanne Schultz

Susan Myers Leta Stagnaro

Jill Rojas Jim Wright

Dave Schurtz Tim Roberts

Elizabeth Silva Linda Evers

Tauheed Safi


MEMBERS ABSENT: Carrie Dameron

Isidore Niyongabo

Jimmy Dempsey




1.      Environment Committee Briefing


George Rodgers reported on the first Sustainability Committee meeting:

         20 people attended / 50 e-mails of interest

         Committees established:

         Curriculum committee

o        Recycling/Reuse/Resource Reduction committee (goal 75% in 5 years)

o        Transportation committee (bicycles, shuttles, carpooling)

o        Building & land environments committee

o        Water & Energy committee

o        Community outreach committee

         Review of pending legislation regarding sustainability efforts

         In negotiations with AC Transit regarding shuttle between Ohlone & BART. Negotiating reduced rate for BART tickets.

         Shuttle between Newark & Fremont campuses?

         Carpool connection? Web-tool on our site? George in contact with RIDES to establish service.

         Website for sustainability committee will be available soon?

         EPA conference call today regarding our commitment to sustainable practices. Program put into accounting system that allows database for how we're spending our energy money, track savings in dollars. Establish baseline and determine progress. Utilities example: $1.6 million annual (gas, electric, water, waste).

         Next Sustainability Committee meeting:

1406 / Thursday 3:30 / Earth Day planning


3. Budget Analysis/Process



4. Program Review Requests for One-Time Funding



5. Review and discussion of all funding requests.