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j_cdc_2017a_2016-12-21t09:04:26z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 12/21/2016

Location: LSB B


Colorado State University System


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09:04 AM -- Colorado State University System

The committee came to order. A quorum was present. Dr. Anthony Frank, Chancellor and President, Colorado State University (CSU) System and CSU, Ms. Lynn Johnson, Chief Financial Officer, CSU, and Mr. Mike Rush, CSU Architect, presented three projects for CSU Fort Collins for FY 2017-18: (1) Shepardson Building Renovation and Expansion; (2) Anatomy /Zoology East Wing Revitalization (Capital Renewal); and (3) Chemistry B and C Wing Renovation (Capital Renewal). Dr. Frank provided opening remarks about CSU, and Mr. Rush briefly discussed the Shepardson project. Discussion ensued regarding CSU's attention to controlled maintenance, and facilities auditing undertaken by CSU to assess controlled maintenance needs. Mr. Rush then briefed the committee on the Anatomy/Zoology and Chemistry Renovation projects.

09:14 AM

Mr. Rush responded to questions regarding the relationship between the previously funded Chemistry Building project at CSU, and the FY 2017-18 Chemistry Renovation project. Dr. Frank responded to questions regarding enrollment growth at CSU for certain programs. Mr. Rush discussed the FY 2017-18 CSU controlled maintenance requests, and responded to questions regarding controlled maintenance prioritization by the university. Mr. Rush provided updates on some previously funded capital construction projects on the Fort Collins campus.

09:28 AM

Dr. Frank responded to questions regarding the disposition of the recently vacated Hughes Stadium property. Ms. Johnson discussed fund-raising efforts undertaken to help fund certain capital construction projects. Discussion ensued regarding campus capital fund raising. Dr. Frank provided an update on the status of the National Western Complex projects. Discussion ensued on this point.