Citizens' Oversight Committee Meeting

Monday, March 17, 2008
Gavilan College, 5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard, Gilroy
North/South Lounges

6:00 p.m. – Meeting (North/South Lounges)


  1. Call to Order
    1. Roll Call
  2. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes – 12/17/07
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Comments from the Public - This is a time for the public to address the Citizens' Oversight Committee
    1. Item(s) presented at board meetings for information or approval by the Board of Trustees:

      January 8, 2008
      • Summary of General Obligation Bonds Sale
      • Citizens’ Oversight Committee Appointment
      • FY 06-07 Measure E Bond Audit Reports
      • Various Capital Project Change Orders
      • Notice of Completion for Interim Housing Phase I Project

      February 12, 2008
      • Measure E Bond Quarterly Financial Status Report as of December 31, 2007
      • Kitchell Project Assignment Amendment (PAA) for Cosmetology & Business Buildings Modernization Buildings Project
      • BFGC Architect Planners, Inc. (BFGC) Project Assignment Amendment (PAA) for Cosmetology & Business Buildings Modernization Buildings Project and First Amended PAA to Phase I Site Improvements Project
      • Bid for PBX, Telephones, and Voice Mail Project
      • Various Capital Project Change Orders
      • Notice of Completion for Phase I Site Improvement Project
      • Notice of Completion for Science Buildings Asbestos Abatement Project
    1. Committee Member Vacancies (update by Steve Kinsella from Dec.17 2007 meeting)
    2. 2007 Report to Community
    3. Update Measure E Activities
      • Measure E Construction Updates
    1. 2007 Report to Community
    2. Set Next Meeting Date(s)
    1. Adjournment

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 Suzanne Bullé 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.

Please help keep Gavilan College a litter-free campus and preserve its park-like setting. Thank you.