Meeting Agenda 12/6/2013

9:00 – 10:30

Student Life Conference Room

Review Last Meeting’s Minutes




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

Review UMD’s office green star criteria

Master Facilities Plan

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

                                Trails planning (Dick)

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

                *Kristi, Aaron, Deanne, Bruce

                                GGI update (Kristi)

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, Wade

                                H-bldg seeding project, Dave Stark opportunity (Wade)

Sustainability in Curriculum

                Theresa, Duane, Aaron, Kristi, Deanne

                                Food Systems articulation update (Theresa)

Garden Club update (Neldon, Aaron)

Other SE Updates (Neldon, Aaron)

·             – Aaron: café benchmarking project

·             – Neldon: rain garden clean-out


New Business

Review HLC comments from our STP AQIP update

Greenhouse Gas Inventory update

Collaboration opportunities or outreach material with Admissions

Downtown campus energy projects (Wade)

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


Ongoing Business


Old Business

ACUPCC Progress Report submitted

UMACS report (Kristi)

Interpretive and other trails mapping project (Cliff, Kristi)




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 exclosures

·         Sustainability kiosk


Next Meeting

January ??, 2014 9:00 in Student Life Conference Room


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