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Technology, Human Resources and Facilities Planning

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Hartnell College Library, FRC Training Room L116
October 21, 2009 at 3:15PM
I.Chair(s)

Gary Hughes
II.Attendee(s)

Tony Anderson, Robert Barminski, Bruce Brandt, Maria de la Garma, Eric Price, Terri Pyer, Janina Schmidt, Nancy Schur, Terri Pyer, Ron Waddy

Absent: Alex Edens, Neil Ledford, Dan Teresa, Barbara Yesnosky
III.Guest(s)

Al Munoz, Jennifer Fellguth, Janina Schmidt, Kara Lyman-Singleton, Mercedes Quintero
IV.Supporter(s)

Joanne Pleak
V.Adjournment

4:30 p.m.

Agenda #1

Topic:Approval of Agenda:
Presenter:Gary Hughes
Summary of Agenda Item:Ron Waddy and Terri Pyer requested to add additional agenda items to the 10/21/09 agenda.
*Surveillance Cameras installed in VAF classrooms (Waddy)
*Update on Human Resources benefits (Sub-Committee Reports) (Pyer)




Action(s) required:A motion was made by Gary Hughes to approve adding the above agenda items to the meeting of October 21, 2009. The motion was moved and seconded by Tony Anderson. The motion was passed unanimously.
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Agenda #2

Topic:Approval of Minutes
Presenter:Gary Hughes
Summary of Agenda Item:The last meeting held on July 21, 2009 of the Technology, Human Resources,and Facilities Planning Committee minutes was not available for approval. The minutes will be forwarded to the committee for review and approval at the next meeting to be held on November 4, 2009.

Agenda for Wednesday, October 21, 2009:
1. Swing Space
2. Technology Core Replacement
3. Grant Initiatives
4. Other Business
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Agenda #3

Topic:PowerPoint Presentation / Swing Space / Facilities
Presenter:Gary Hughes
Summary of Agenda Item:A PowerPoint presentation was shown highlight the following:
1. The upcoming remodel of the College Center (Fall 09) and how it impacts student and College events and seminars.
2. The planned remodel of CAB 1st floor - both north and south wings - and the need to move these activities during contruction.
3. The expected loss of the Technology building as a result of the construction of the Center for Applied Technology (CAT) building at the Alisal Campus.
4. The expected loss of the Annex (Old Library) because it sits on the footprint planned for the new science building.
5. The lack of available swing space in other College buildings.
Action(s) required:A motion was made to recommend to the RAC Committee to use the remaining space, 2nd floor South/West end of the CALL building for swing space in support of the Measure H Bond activities. The motion was moved and seconded by Eric Price. The motion was passed unanimously.
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Agenda #4

Topic:Techology Core Replacement
Presenter:Gary Hughes
Summary of Agenda Item:Essential cores switches and servers that are at the end of expected life will be identified for replacement at the next meeting. Replacement of this equipment is crucial so as not to have castastrophic failure that impacts staff productivity and student success.
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Agenda #5

Topic:Grant Initiatives
Presenter:Gary Hughes
Summary of Agenda Item:The college has just received a $3 million dollar grant under the Title V for the 2009-2014 year to support Science, Math and Counseling disciplines. This grant will help in three these three specific areas.
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Agenda #6

Topic:Surveillance Camera in VAF building
Presenter:Ron Waddy
Summary of Agenda Item:Ron Waddy was quite concerned about the installation of security cameras in VAF classrooms (VAF 220 and hallway). The college now has a serious classroom theft problem. In the VAF building alone, there have been four projectors stolen out of clasrooms in the last two years. The installed cameras are situated to view the doorway and the projector and not the instructor. Sound is not recorded. Ron Waddy said this was not communicated to him and this should have been handled differently. These issues of theft, security and academic freedom are now being discussed in the Academic Senate.
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Agenda #7

Topic:Human Resources Benefits
Presenter:Terri Pyer
Summary of Agenda Item:Terri Pyer wanted to remind everyone that HR sub-committee's focus is on benefits. Healthcare in Monterey County went up 11.74% with MCSIG. A meeting is scheduled tomorrow to discuss. "How to afford healthcare" and to look for a less costly plan for employees. Everyone is invited to attend.
Action(s) required:A motion was made to adjourn meeting. The motion was moved and seconded by Tony Anderson. The motion was passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 4:30 p.m.

Next meeting: November 4, 2009
Agenda Items:
*Twitter update by James Fitch
*Approval of July 21, 2009 Minutes
*Invite Damon Felice for an update on construction.
*Core server and swith needs
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