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Citizens' Oversight Committee

September 10, 2007 -- Minutes
I Call to Order

The meeting was not held due to lack of quorum.

Members attending: Pi Silverstein, Mark Zappa

Others attending: Steve Kinsella, Joe Keeler, Pablo Balancio, Robin Egbert

II Consent Agenda

No action taken.

III Approval of Agenda

No action taken.

IV Comments from the Public

Robin Egbert, student, shared a concern from disabled students about the faded yellow striping lines on campus. Joe reported that re-striping is scheduled to take place in the next 3 weeks. Joe also noted that students can come to any administrator to report concerns or issues. Robin reported that the Digital Media class he is enrolled in has been filming the construction on campus.

V Information Items

1. Item(s) presented at board meetings for information or approval by the Board of Trustees:

    May 8, 2007
  • Measure E Bond Quarterly Financial Status Report
  • Kitchell Project Assignment Amendment (PAA) Occupational Education Building
  • BFGC Architect Planners, Inc. (BFGC) Project Assignment Amendments (PAAs)
    June 12, 2007
  • Renewal of Term for Citizens’ Oversight Committee Member
  • Landscape Master Plan
  • Bid for Measure E Phase I Site Improvement Project
  • Kitchell Project Assignment Amendment (PAA) – Gavilan Campus – Phase I Site Improvements
  • BFGC Architect Planners, Inc. (BFGC) Amendment to Master Planning Agreement and Project Assignment Amendments (PAAs)
  • Campus Geologic Hazards Assessment
  • Various Capital Project Change Orders
  • Notices of Completion for Interim Housing Phase II Project
    July 10, 2007
  • Bid for Measure E Science Buildings Modernization Project
  • Bid for Measure E Occupational Education Building Modernization Project
  • Bid for Measure E Relocation Services
  • Contract to Provide Academic Furniture and Related Furnishings, Resolution No. 884
  • BFGC Architect Planners, Inc. (BFGC) Amendment to Master Planning Agreement and Amendment to Science Building Complex Project Assignment Amendments (PAAs)
  • Agreements for Division State Architect (DSA) Inspection Services for the Measure E Science Buildings Modernization, Occupational Education Building Modernization, and Phase I Site Improvement Projects
  • Capital Project Change Order Request
  • Notice of Completion for Infrastructure Project
    August 14, 2007
  • Preliminary Measure E Bond Quarterly Financial Status Report 6/30/07
  • Bid for Measure E Science Buildings Asbestos Abatement Project
  • BFGC Architect Planners, Inc. (BFGC) Project Assignment Amendments (PAAs)

Various Capital Project Changes Orders

Items deferred to next meeting.
VI Discussion Items

1. Bylaws Membership (Section 5.2 (b))

Item deferred to next meeting.

2. Update Measure E Activities

  1. Measure E Construction Updates
    Item deferred to next meeting

1. Election of Vice Chair

No action taken; item deferred to next meeting.

2. Committee Requests(s) for Information

No action taken; item deferred to next meeting.

Next meeting: Tentatively scheduled for Dec. 17, 6:00 p.m.

Agenda Items: Annual Report, Election of Vice Chair

Pi requested a schedule for the Annual Report. Pi will work with Jan Chargin on the report.


1. Adjournment

Meeting adjourned at 6:08 p.m.

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.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to access the board meeting room or to otherwise participate at this meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please contact Angie Oropeza at 408-848-4711. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the COC meeting.

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