Ohlone College President's Office

The President's Briefing - Newsletter

Friday, November 6, 2003

MAJOR POINTS:

Newark Center

The City Council of the City of Newark has voted to withdraw from the Joint Library Project. This means that the College will proceed with the original plans to build a smaller Learning Resource Center on the Newark campus.

Master Planning Calendar

The Calendar gives dates, times, locations, and topics of all Master Planning meetings for College Facilities between now and the end of the semester. If you would like more information about attending one of these meetings, please contact the President's Office.

College Council

College Council is now being held on a regular basis through the end of the semester. If you have an interest in one of the topics, please contact the President's Office for more information.

President's Forum

During the week of November 3rd, the President held two College Forums. The topics present by the president were the same in each meeting and will be posted on the President's page next week.

College Council

The College Council has been formed and has conducted two meetings. The first was an organizational meeting to establish procedures for creating agendas and conducting meetings. The second meeting dealt with the first topics of the year, including a proposal for moving towards a smoke-free campus, a discussion of the various committees and task forces at the college, and discussion about the withdrawal by the City of Newark from the Joint Library Project on the Newark campus.

Master Planning for College Facilities

Wednesday, November 12

College Workshop: Sustainable Building Standards & Energy Conservation
Facilities Task Force, College Council & others
Room 1216
3 – 4:30 pm

Board Workshop: Sustainable Building Standards & Energy Conservation
Board of Trustees, College Personnel, Community
Room 1216
5:30 to 7:00 pm

Board of Trustees Meeting
Agenda will be posted
Board of Trustees, College Personnel, Community
Room 1216
7:00 pm

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Facilities Task Force: Educational Master Plan
Building 27
3-5:00 pm
Bldg. 27

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3

Special Board Meeting: Review Educational Master Plan;
First reading of Sustainability Policy
Board of Trustees, College Personnel, Community
Room 1216
6:00 pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4

Facilities Task Force: Review Educational Master Plan and Rough Draft of Facilities Master Plan
Building 27
3-5:00 pm
Bldg. 27

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5

College Council: Review Educational Master Plan
Council Members & Interested Staff
Room 1216
10:00 – 11:30 am

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15

Community Forum: Facilities Master Plan
(followed by an Oversight Committee Meeting)
Community, College Personnel
Room 1216
5:00 pm

Bond Oversight Committee: Facilities Master Plan
Room 1216
6:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17

Special Board Meeting: Approve the OCNC Facilities Master Plan and Approve Sustainability Policy
Room 1216
6:00 pm