Meeting Agenda 10/4/2013

9:00 – 10:30

Student Life Conference Room

Review Last Meeting’s Minutes



Minnesota Waste Wise Annual Meeting: October 16th at 11:30 at the St. Paul Hotel. 

UMACS in Decorah, Iowa: November 8-9


Work Group and Student Employee Reports

Policy and Procedure: employee reminders, education, and training needs (printing, recycling, supplies, computers, small appliance)

                *Rachel, Carol, Kristi, Chad

Master Facilities Plan

                *Dick, Cliff, Aaron, Glenn, Kristi, Theresa

Sustainability Reporting/Benchmarking: GGI, ACUPCC, MnSCU Sustainability Reporting, Superior Compact, B3, publicizing info

                *Kristi, Aaron, Deanne, Bruce

Sustainability Kiosk: energy dashboard/demo, sustainability signage

                *Duane, Rachel, Student Senate Rep

Grounds Maintenance/Campus Appeal: annual flower planting, rainwater harvesting, no-mow areas, rooftop gardening

                Theresa, Mike, Aaron, Kristi, maintenance rep

Sustainability in Curriculum

                Theresa, Duane, Aaron, Kristi, Deanne

Garden Club update (Neldon, Aaron)

Other SE Updates (Neldon, Aaron)


New Business

Define Council Chair role

Update SC Committee structure: members, Governing Council, and Council chair or chair/advisory group


Ongoing Business


Old Business

STP Public Showcase report, and purchasing an STP vinyl banner?



Motion to fund travel to UMACS for Kristi, November 7-9

                Lodging: $210

                Reg: $150

                Transport: $340

                Food: $22              total: $720

 FY14 Budget: $9,000 

Encumbrances to date:

MN Waste Wise membership 2013-2014: -$150

Open PO for Menards (landscaping supplies: azalea mulch, planter flowers): -$200

Open PO for Menards (Interpretive trail supplies) – $200

AASHE membership: -$280

Airpark plastic bag recycling program: -$208

Rene Fall (Int Trail GIS mapping): -$320


FY13 potential budget items

  • ·         Concourse lighting signage
  • ·         Bottle filling station for ERTC (did this happen in FY13?) and downtown campus
  • ·         Additional bike rack for main entrance
  • ·         Outdoor recycling cans
  • ·         Interpretive Trailhead sign
  • ·         Interpretive Trail bench, trash/recycling cans
  • ·         Parking lot info signs
  • ·         Legacy: fencing for edible exclosures
  • ·         Sustainability kiosk

Next Meeting

November 1st at 9:00 in Student Life Conference Room

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