Meeting Agenda 1/17/14

8:30 – 10:00

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

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 *Kristi, Mike, Aaron, Theresa, maintenance rep, Wade

Sustainability in Curriculum *Theresa, Duane, Aaron, Kristi, Deanne

Garden Club update (Neldon, Aaron)

Other SE Updates (Neldon, Aaron)

  • Aaron: café benchmarking project
  • Neldon: rain garden clean-out

New Business

Hosing the next Sustainability Across the Curriculum Workshop (Deanne)

Water bottle filling station for the S-building (Kristi)

FY15 Budget (Kristi/Wade)

Earth Day themes, ideas?

Hosing STP full-day training sessions (Kristi)

Downtown campus energy projects (Wade)


Ongoing Business

Greenhouse Gas Inventory update (Kristi)

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


Old Business

AQIP close-out (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

Grainger for faucet aerators: -$85

BALANCE as of 1/14/2014: $5918.65

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
  • MnSCU Sustainability Across Curriculum workshop host costs

Next Meeting

February 7th, 2014 9:00 in Student Life Conference Room

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