Meeting Agenda 11/7/2014

November 7th, 2014 10:00

Student Life Conference Room


Review Last Meeting’s Minutes



Fall open house is today from 3:00-6. We’ll have a table.

Lake Superior Binational Forum’s Open Public Meeting, November 14, 2014 12:30-5:00, Legendary Waters Resort and Casino in Red Cliff, WI

2015 UMACS Conference will be in Bemidji. It’s June 18-19th. Mark your calendars!


New Business

Review and update Work Groups-include new Grants & Awards Work Group

Motion to purchase seed from Eden Brothers for building entrance and new swale planting: $150+?

Composting Pilot update (Mel)


Ongoing Business


Old Business

Heated footrests (17 purchased since 2013, with additional requests)

ACUPCC Proposal to President’s Cabinet to review membership (Kristi, Wade)

Integrated Planning (Glenn, Kristi)


Work Group and Student Employee Reports

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

Carol, Kristi

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

Landscape Planning: annual flower planting, rainwater harvesting, no-mow areas, rooftop gardening

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

Sustainability in Curriculum

*Theresa, Aaron, Kristi, Deanne

-updates from Mel and Jane

-Garden Club update (Neldon, Aaron)



FY15 Budget: $8,500

Encumbrances to date:

MN Waste Wise membership 2014-2015: -$150

Boreal Natives-Swale/Ditch project: -$5,735

Airpark Disability Services (plastic bag recycling): -$208

Dan’s Feedbin: -$200

Menards: -$200

AASHE: -$280

IOS (footrests): -$263.20

BALANCE as of today: $1463.47


FY15 potential budget items

  • LSC Earth Day costs
  • UW Madison Earth Day travel costs
  • Concourse lighting signage
  • Ditch/swale/raingarden info signs
  • Additional bike rack for main entrance
  • Interpretive Trail bench, trash/recycling cans, exclosures
  • Parking lot/rain garden info signs
  • Sustainability kiosk
  • MnSCU Sustainability Across Curriculum workshop host costs


Next Meeting

December 5th, 2014 10:00 in Student Life Conference Room

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