Citizens' Oversight Committee Minutes
LOS ANGELES HARBOR COLLEGE
CITIZEN’S OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
May 11, 2006
President’s Conference Room
Attending: Dr. L. Spink, P. Langland, P. Zurbrugg, J. Naranjo
Guests: M. Bishop
Absent: Dr. M. Rivera, Dr. L. Nelms, J. Sturm, S. Day, J. Valle
Adequate numbers were not reached for a quorum.
I. Public Comment Time
No public in attendance
II. Review of Minutes of 1/26/06
Unable to accept minutes.
III. /IV Update on Construction, Budget/Financials Review
M. Bishop distributed and discussed:
Project financial Report, 3/31/06
LAHC Actual Expenditures vs. Planned Expenditures
Mike reported on the status of current projects, including the near completion of the renovation projects, approval of the grandstands and lights for the athletic fields, readiness of the theater, theater lighting/fine arts bid packages ready to go out mid-June, readiness of loop road for use before graduation. The use of solar panels in new construction on campus, as mandated by the board, was discussed. Dr. Spink reported that the Northeast Academic and Student Services buildings were budgeted between 35-40 million and the construction bid came in at 34.7 million. The necessity for re-evaluating construction priorities was discussed. The decommissioning ceremony and groundbreaking for the Liberal Arts building is scheduled for 7/17.
V. Report from District Oversight Committee (P. Zurbrugg):
The other colleges in the district are dealing with the same issues we are. Major points of discussion included the delays caused by the DSA approval necessity and process.
VI. There were no Items from the Floor.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:15 PM