Citizens' Oversight Committee Minutes
LOS ANGELES HARBOR COLLEGE
CITIZEN’S OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
September 28, 2006
President’s Conference Room
Attending: Dr. L. Spink, P. Zurbrugg, J. Valle, L. Nelms
Guests: M. Bishop
Absent: Dr. M. Rivera, J. Sturm, S. Day, G.Mooney
Adequate numbers were not present for a quorum.
Meeting called to order at 4:55.
I. Public Comment Time
No public in attendance.
II. Review of Minutes of 5/11/06
Unable to accept minutes.
III. /IV Update on Construction, Budget/Financials Review
M. Bishop distributed and discussed:
Project Financial Report, 9/19/06
Option 5 map/update
Construction Status, 9/6/06
Mike provided the construction and renovation projects update, which included the theater light and sound package going out to bid shortly; status of the demolition of the Liberal Arts building; delays in the completion of the site utilities project due, among other things, to unforeseen infrastructure conflicts; the technology building should be under construction in January; the possibility of another bond measure; budget gap between planned and actual expenditures, and between planned projects and projects that will actually be able to be undertaken.
Major discussion points were:
· the difficulty of walking through campus, especially with regard to the fence on L Street and Figueroa Place, student safety and alternative pedestrian walkways (including the Grant Street tunnel).
· Campus parking; possible agreement with city lot
· the CPC Construction Planning Priorities Retreat, held on 8/29/06; there will be another discussion at the end of October to finalize priorities.
· Contractor issues
V. Report from District Oversight Committee (P. Zurbrugg):
The other colleges in the district are dealing with the same issues we are. Major discussion centered on contractor difficulties and DSA delays.
VI. There were no Items from the Floor.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:25 PM