Mt. San Jacinto Community College District
Budget Committee Meeting
March 24, 2006
The meeting began at 2:35 p.m. Members Becky Elam, Paul Hert, Gail Jensen,
Teri Sisco, Karen Watts, Michael Beckham, Rebecca Teague, Darryl Taylor, Matthew
Love, Dennis Hogan and visitor Dennis Anderson were present. Catalina Cruz,
Robin Steinback, Jim Davis, Ron Bowman, Kristi DiMemmo, Donna Greene, and Carlo
Hinchliff, were absent.
- On motion by Dennis Hogan and seconded by Paul Hert, February 24, 2005 Minutes
- Student Report
Program Review Presentation
- All are working hard on Multicultural Event for March 25.
- Striving to roll back fees to $20 and prevent them from increasing. 5,000
signatures from each campus needed for constitutional amendment.
- 2,000 signatures needed for Student Center Fees which will be used for
building and/or maintaining student centers on each campus.
- ASB is growing this term.
Program Review Committee has created an Annual Planning Summary form (available
on the P drive). The form is user-friendly and easy to understand. Ultimately,
every department will submit a summary each year. The completed forms would
be circulated to all members of the program for review whether they were involved
in its preparation or not. Copies would then be submitted to the appropriate
`dean or unit manager and the final draft given to the Budget Committee.
Budget Development 2006-2007
- These forms could assist in locating professional development grants which
- An established model that incorporates individual department needs will
help continuity and minimize difficulties caused by ever-changing leadership.
- Budget Committee to review form and submit suggestions to Bob Rockwell.
- Budget Committee Goal is to research levels of leadership making actual
decisions and to develop and monitor a working model for making decisions
integrating with SLOs, ILOs Education Plan and Master Plan.
The 2005-2006 First Principal Apportionment (P1) was issued by the Chancellor's
Office on February 22, 2006. The District showed an approximate 225 FTES decline
in enrollment from June 30, 2005. The District has now recovered the decline,
and as of March 9, 2006 is projected to grow an additional 2% over 2004-2005.
For the development of the tentative budget, departments can increase their
estimates for unrestricted discretionary expenses by 5% of the 2005/2006 Revised
- Enrollments are down statewide; MSJC is recovering
- Other colleges nation-wide are offering on-line courses, MSJC thinking
of ways to remain competitive.
- Cost of living in San Jacinto area continues to rise.
- Enrollment update will be added to regular agenda and possibly posted
Next Meeting is April 28 at 2:30 p.m.
- Facilities Projects update
- Space in the theater building can be cleared out and used for a classroom.
- Theater can be used as a lecture classroom when not in use by the
- MVC has two new modulars.
- Nursing to receive a modular with new grant money.
- Cafeteria will soon take credit cards and will have two new ATMs.
- Fusion (Facilities Utilization, Space Inventory Options Net) can be
used to help identify more areas that can be modified and used as classrooms.
- Budget Committee Agenda Information items to be added to monthly agendas:
- Enrollment Update
- Project Update
- Grant Report
- Technology Report
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