CAMPUS PLANNING COUNCIL
January 25, 2005 11:00 a.m. Student Union North Fork Room
Present: Darrell Buffaloe, Scott Campbell, Steve Chatterton, Darin Dehle, Nancy Frank, Greg Horton, Ryan Leavitt, Tony Martin, Josh Pak, Fred Risinger, Tim Shurtliff, Joe Steiner, Dennis Toney, Kent Whitaker, Maher Wissa
NOTE: Nancy Frank is replacing Denise Bowen (who is on sabbatical leave) as Faculty Senate Rep; Kevin Parker is replacing Tom Ottaway as Business Faculty Rep.
Excused: Ernie Naftzger, Ken Prolo, Sharon Sieber
Unexcused: Mary Hofle, Roger Rankin, Bill Stanton
Meeting called to order by Chair, Maher Wissa.
A. Approval of December 1, 2004, Minutes:
MOTION by Martin to approve minutes as written; seconded; motion carried.
II. Activity Reports
A. Executive Committee: 1) Introduction of new members. 2) Wissa read the change to the bylaws for addition of new members, Chapter Two – Membership, Selection, and Recall, as approved by the Council and Faculty Senate:
19) Past Chair of Campus Planning Council (one year appointment)
20) Outreach Faculty as appointed by Faculty Senate (may be more than one appointee)
21) Facility Manager for Idaho Falls University Place Campus (ex-officio, non-voting)
22) City of
23) Bannock County Planning and Development representative (ex-officio, non-voting)
change was approved by Faculty Senate at their January 24, 2005, meeting. 3)
B. Site Development: Tim Shurtliff,
C. Facilities Development and Capital Construction: Chair Darin Dehle stated the committee has not met as yet this semester. He provided an update on current projects: 1) Performing Arts Center is reaching completion. In final stages of the concert hall. Scheduled to be completed about February 21, 2005. Buffaloe commented the Governor is scheduled to be here for the April 1 venue. 2) Will be raising steel on classroom building next week at the Rendezvous project. 3) A handrail project is currently underway which replaces handrails in stairwells
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D. Facilities Access: Chair Dennis Toney commented the committee has not met as yet this semester. He discussed a concern in the growing number of students who are unable to use the desks in the classrooms. Buffaloe stated the Physical Plant would take care of requests, as best possible on a case by case basis, for tables and chairs for persons who cannot use the desks.
E. Circulation and Parking: (Chair Roger Rankin not in attendance.)
F. Space Management: Acting Chair Buffaloe reported the committee has not met as yet.
F. Energy and Water Conservation: Chair Josh Pak stated his committee is
trying to set a meeting date. Buffaloe
discussed the proposed hydrogen project which is still progressing. He provided an explanation of the project, in
which there would be 11 windmills on the east
G. Facilities Naming: (Ken Prolo not in attendance.) Wissa commented will table this item until Prolo is in attendance.
IV. Old Business
A. GIS Map for Campus: Wissa reported the students and intern have
completed another task. He again
recommended a permanent employee be hired for this work to provide continuity
for the project and the department.
B. Long-Range Facilities Development Plan:
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monthly meetings. The
Web could include items such as subcommittee reports, maps, topics for review,
meeting minutes and agendas, and discussions.
The information would be continually updated and the Power Point
presentations could be reviewed in color with narrations. The
MOTION by Pak that Scott
Campbell pursue the
V. New Business:
Subcommittee for Outreach
VI. Next meeting: February 22, 2005 Student Union North Fork Room
ADJOURNMENT at 11:55 a.m.
Maher Wissa, Chair Anna Weskerna, Secretary
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