Meeting Agenda 11/1/2013

9:00 – 10:30

Student Life Conference Room

Review Last Meeting’s Minutes



UMACS at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa: November 8-9

SC meeting with Facilities Master Plan Consultant – November 4th


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

FY13 Greenhouse Gas Inventory due in January


S-bldg Landscape, seed purchase

Review HLC comments from our STP AQIP update

Update SC Committee structure: members, Governing Council, and Council co-chair responsibilities

Collaboration opportunities or outreach material with Admissions


Ongoing Business


Old Business

ACUPCC Progress Report submitted


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

UMACS Kristi travel and registration: -$758.39

ACUPCC annual 2013-2014 membership: -$750

Eden Brothers (seed mix for S-bldg): -143.96


FY14 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

December 6th at 9:00 in Student Life Conference Room


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