Citizens' Oversight Committee
|I||Call to Order|
Pi Silverstein, Chair, called the meeting to order at 5:59 p.m.
Members attending: Pi Silverstein, Marco Renella, Lawrence Grace, Tom Andrade, Russ Danielson, Douglas Marshall, Sandra Fishler
Others attending: Joe Keeler, Steve Kinsella, Jesse Sandow
MS (Andrade/Renella) the minutes of 9/18/06 and 5/15/06.
|III||Approval of Agenda|
MS (Andrade/Fishler) unanimously carried to approve agenda.
|IV||Comments from the Public|
1. Item(s) presented as information to or approved by the Board of Trustees:
Susan Patereau was appointed as a business representative to the Committee.
1. Committee Member Terms and Vacancies
There was discussion about procedures to obtain new members as terms expire for some of the committee members in 2007. The committee needs a student representative. Student Trustee Jesse Sandow attended the meeting and will submit a request to the ASB in Feb. to appointment a student representative.
2. Update Measure E Activities
3. Input from Students
Pi expressed his concern about the lack of student input at committee meetings and asked committee members for input. Marco stated anyone with a question or concern should present it to the Board of Trustees. Tom stated that the main responsibility of the committee is to voters, there should be a student representative on the committee, and concerns should be taken to the Board of Trustees. Russ stated that a student representative should be providing information to the general population. Pi stated that the student representative is responsible for bringing information from the students to the committee. Steve noted that students are involved in the processes on campus committees.
1. Input from Students
No action taken
2. Bond Audit Report
PUBLIC COMMENTS – Individuals wishing to address the Citizens' Oversight Committee (COC) on a non-agenda item may do so during the Comments from the Public
However, no action may be taken on an item, which is not on the agenda. The public is welcomed to address the COC on particular agenda items and may do so at the time it is presented. Guidelines for Comments from the Public will be as follows:
A maximum of 5 minutes will be allotted to each speaker with a maximum of 20 minutes to a subject area.
No disruptive conduct will be permitted at any Gavilan College Citizens' Oversight Committee meeting.
AGENDA ITEMS – Individuals wishing to have an item appear on the agenda must submit the request in writing to the Superintendent/President two weeks prior to the meeting. The COC Chair and Superintendent/President will determine what items will be included in the agendas.
Items listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and are acted on by the COC as one motion. There is no discussion of these items prior to COC vote unless a member of the COC, staff, or public requests those specific items are discussed and/or removed from the Consent Agenda. It is understood that the Administration recommends approval on all consent items. Each item on the Consent Agenda approved by the COC shall be deemed to have been considered in full and adopted as recommended.
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