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PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For COLORADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Date Dec 14, 2018      
Location SCR 357



Colorado Community College System - Committee Discussion Only


08:41:03 AM  

Joe Garcia, Chancellor, Colorado Community College System Office, gave an overview of the community college system and its financial outlook.  Chancellor Garcia responded to questions and comments from the committee.

08:52:34 AM  

Dr. Diana Doyle, President, Arapahoe Community College, presented the request for the Health Programs Integration and Annex Building Renovation project.  President Doyle responded to questions from the committee.

09:02:17 AM  

George "Skip" Noe, Vice President of Administration, Community College of Aurora, gave an overview of the institution and presented the request for the Diesel and Support Services Building project.  Mr. Noe responded to questions from the committee about the certificate program and job opportunities for graduates.  Mr. Noe presented on the Lowry Renovation.

09:12:18 AM  

Dr. Everette Freeman, President of the Community College of Denver, presented the request for the Boulder Creek Building Remodel and Addition project.  President Freeman responded to questions from the committee about job placement, shared spaces on the Auraria campus, and the Auraria campus' project to replace its heating system.

09:24:53 AM  

Andy Dorsey, President of Front Range Community College, presented the request for the Health Care Career Center, Larimer Campus project.  Committe members received an artist's rendering of the new facility [Attachment A].  President Dorsey and Chancellor Garcia responded to questions from the committee about the design of the building, its impact on new academic programming, and health care education.

09:41:23 AM  

Senator Kefalas shared information about health partnerships in northern Colorado.  Discussion continued about health professional education.  Chancellor Garcia clarified the distinction between leadership roles within the community college system.

09:49:05 AM  

Dr. Linda Lujan, President of Lamar Community College, described the context and request for the Library Renovation project.  Dr. Lujan responded to a question from the committee related to technology access.

09:56:47 AM  

Mr. Jay Lee, President of Northeastern Junior College, presented the request for the Physical Plant Consolidation project.  Mr. L. Patrick Malott, Vice President of Administrative Services for Otero Junior College, presented the request for the project to Abate Asbestos and Replace Seats, Humanities Center (Capital Renewal).  Mr. Malott responded to a question from the committee regarding the current health risks associated with asbestos contamination in the building.

10:03:32 AM  

Dr. Carmen Simone, President of Trinidad State Junior College, described the request for the Fourth Floor Remodel, Berg Building project.  President Simone and Chancellor Garcia responded to questions and comments from the committee.  Chancellor Garcia commented on the scope of the projects and thanked the committee.