j_jtc_2017a_2017-01-20t13:42:06z3 Hearing Summary
Location: SCR 352
FY 2017-18 Budget Request, Western State Colorado University
COMMITTEE ON JOINT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
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03:09 PM -- FY 2017-18 Budget Request, Western State Colorado University
Ms. Julie Feier and Mr. Chad Robinson, representing Western State Colorado University, came to the table to discuss the university's FY 2017-18 budget request. She distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment C). In response to a committee question, Ms. Feier noted that the graduate programs are via distance learning, which rely on fiber to operate. Mr. Robinson continued by addressing federal permitting that may be required for the project.
Mr. Josh Laipply, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), came to the table to answer a question regarding federal permitting. Mr. Robinson updated the committee on the university's conversations with the Western Area Power Administration regarding the project.