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j_jtc_2018a_2018-01-26t13:12:15z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For COLORADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
Date Jan 26, 2018      
Location SCR 352



Colorado Community College System - Committee Discussion Only


01:13:04 PM  

Dr. Lance Bolton, representing Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC), came to the table to discuss the college's FY 2018-19 information technology (IT) budget request. PPCC is requesting state funds for campus emergency notification and power systems. In response to a committee question, Dr. Bolton stated that the emergency notification system would be the project's top priority. He also spoke about the affordability issues associated with implementing a student technology fee.

01:20:46 PM  

Mr. Mike Kupcho and Mr. Chris Arcarese, representing the Community College of Denver (CCD), came to the table to discuss the college's FY 2018-19 IT budget request. CCD is requesting state funds to upgrade its network storage and virtual desktop and sever infrastructure.  In response to a committee question, Mr. Arcarese stated that virtual desktops are the college's top priority.  Mr. Kupcho, in response to a committee question, discussed CCD's fees.

01:32:49 PM  

Mr. Chad DeBono and Mr. Robert Vazquez, representing Lamar Community College (LCC), came to the table to discuss the college's FY 2018-19 IT budget request.  LCC is requesting state funds to upgrade its technology infrastructure.  In response to a committee question, Mr. DeBono stated that instructional technology is the highest funding priority for the school. Mr. Vazquez stated that LCC is working to align its strategic IT plan with the state's broadband plan.

01:43:42 PM  

Mr. Mark Allen and Mr. Patrick Malott, representing Otero Junior College (OJC), came to the table to discuss the college's FY 2018-19 IT budget request. OJC is requesting state funds to upgrade its technology communication infrastructure. Mr. Allen noted OJC had now secured funding for telephony devices, so funding for that component of the project is no longer neccessary.  Mr. Allen also noted that the OJC does now charge a student technology fee. In response to a committee question, Mr. Allen stated that the computer replacement component of the project is LCC's top priority.

01:52:31 PM  
Mr. Bryan Crawford, representing Pueblo Community College (PCC), came to the table to discuss the college's FY 2018-19 IT budget request. PCC is requesting state funds to enhance internal and perimeter security systems at its Pueblo, Fremont, and Mancos campuses. Mr. Crawford noted that PCC now has a student technology and it will be implemented in the fall of 2018.
02:01:01 PM  

Mr. Doug Bak and Ms. Lorrie Velasquez, representing Trinidad State Junior College (TSJC), came to the table to discuss the college's FY 2018-19 IT budget request. TSJC is requesting state funds to improve its instructional and academic support activities. Ms. Velasquez stated that grant funding issues led to this budget request. She also stated that TSJC instituted a student technology fee this year.  Mr. Bak stated that disaster recovery is TSJC's top priority.