Present: 8 Senators, Vice President of Student Government Jack Dowling, Assistant Dean of Students Amanda Villanueva, CAB Vice President Eveleny Plata, CAB Treasurer Theresa La
Absent: Senator Brenner, Senator Morales, Senator Segura
Quorum met? Yes
- Senator Alducin said he and the Census Committee are planning an event to help promote the U.S. Census this semester.
- Senator Edwards said he is working on a bill to add more equipment and amenities to the drama department, and another bill to provide more access points and servers to alleviate the Wi-Fi situation.
- Senator Swartz said he is working on a bill to create a survey to find out what the student body would like to see in a new student center.
- Senator Habibi and Senator Alvarez are still working on the student research funding bill.
- SG Treasurer Katia Agundiz presented the current Senate budget of $39,500.
- According to Dowling, SG currently receives 7.5% of the student activity fee budget, and is looking to reduce it to approximately 7%.
Senate Bill 08: Course Availability Survey
- Senator Chang will distribute the survey this semester.
SB08 was tabled.
Senate Bill 11: Campus Activity Board Rooftop Party Funding: “Glow it Out”
- CAB Vice President Eveleny Plata and Treasurer Theresa La presented a $4,000 bill to SG to help fund “Glow it Out,” a glow-in-the-dark-themed party hosted by the Campus Activity Board on the rooftop of the Moran Center parking garage. The money will fund a roller skating rink, along with staff attendants, assorted inline skate sizes and black lights.
- The event would be held Feb. 27 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
SB11 bill passed unanimously.
Senate Resolution 05: Crooker Desk Handbook
SR 05 was tabled until the next SG meeting.
- IT will set up a centralized printing system during spring break to alleviate costs of maintaining individual printers around campus, according to Dowling.
- Dowling said students will be given 200 pages per semester; however, if IT does not agree to that number, SG will still retain additional printers.
- SG will no longer offer printing hours once the centralized printing system goes into effect.
At 1 p.m., some senators left and SG no longer met quorum.
The next SG meeting was on Feb. 11.