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6F285D97A04A0DC8872584D5005C41EF Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Date Dec 19, 2019      
Location SCR 357



Colorado State University System - Committee Discussion Only


09:47:45 AM  

Mr. Henry Sobanet, Chief Financial Officer for the Colorado State University (CSU) system, and Ms. Lynn Johnson, Vice President for University Operations, CSU-Fort Collins, provided opening remarks on CSU's capital requests. Mr. Sobanet provided an overview of past and current requests, including the National Western Center project. Mr. Sobanet responded to questions regarding the timeline for the National Western Center project.

10:01:03 AM  

Ms. Johnson briefed the committee on CSU-Fort Collins' FY 2020-21 capital requests, beginning with the Shepardson Building Renovation and Expansion project.  She continued on to discuss the Anatomy Zoology East Wing Revitalization and Chemistry B&C Revitalization projects. Ms. Johnson then updated the committee on capital projects underway at CSU. Ms. Johnson responded to questions regarding the timeline of the Shepardson project.

10:15:41 AM  

Mr. Timothy Mottet, President, and Mr. Karl Spiecker, Vice President for Finance and Administration, CSU-Pueblo, presented the university's FY 2020-21 capital requests. Mr. Alejandro Rojas-Sosa, Vice President for Finance and Administration, joined them at the table. Mr. Mottet discussed the committee's recent tour of the CSU-Pueblo campus. Mr. Spiecker briefed the committee on the Technology Building Renovation and Addition project. He also discussed some recently funded capital projects. Discussion ensued regarding student and campus debt and higher education affordability. Discussion returned to the Technology Building project