Facilities & Safety Committee

Welcome to Facilities & Safety ​​

​​​​​​​​​The Facilities & Safety Committee reports directly to the College Planning Council (CPC). 

Charge to the Campus Facilities & Safety Committee Document - rev. 5-1-14
 

Charge

The Committee is charged with making recommendations, on a semester basis, to the College Planning Council for consideration by the President related to the following areas of concern:

  1. On a yearly basis, review and recommend priorities concerning campus safety and the campus safety plan, including review and recommendation of revisions to the College Campus Safety and Emergency Preparedness Plan.

  2. On a yearly basis, review the emergency preparedness level of the College and its relationship with other external agencies responsible for emergency preparedness, including reviewing college safety levels and necessary enhancements and audits.

  3. On a semester basis, review the level of preparedness of the College for health emergencies and health-compromising situations.

  4.  Review and recommend priorities for campus maintenance projects.

  5. Make recommendations on the temporary relocation or utilization of space of campus programs dictated by remodeling and/ or construction projects.

  6. Review and make recommendations concerning the campus facilities master plan.

Recommendations of the committee will be verified by vote, with a simple majority constituting a valid decision. The committee shall provide a written record of all meetings and decisions which will be available to any member of the college community at any time.

Background​

This committee has been established to ensure that facilities planning and safety are addressed in an orderly fashion by San Jose City College. This Committee shall, upon receiving requests, carefully consider the positive and negative impact of the request and make recommendations to the College Planning Council for consideration and recommendation to the President for action as appropriate. Members will work in an open and objective process toward consensus on recommendations to serve the best interest of the college.

Membership

2 Faculty                     - Appointed by the Academic Senate

3 Classified                - Appointed by the Classified Council

2 Administrators   - Appointed by the College President

3 Students                  - Appointed by the ASG President

College Safety Officer - Ex-Officio

College Director of Health Services (Faculty & Voting Member)

College Facilities Manager (or Campus Designee) (Administrator & Voting Member)

District Chief of Police (or Designee) - Ex-Officio 

The committee will elect a Chair and Vice-Chair who are current acting members of the Facilities Committee.  Voting of Chair and Vice-Chair will occur at the end of every academic year.  
Recommendations of the committee will be verified by vote, with a simple majority constituting a valid decision.  The committee shall provide a written record of all meetings and decisions which will be available to any member of the college community at any time.


A quorum is defined as more than half of appointed members to the committee.

Guiding Principles

  1. Committee will meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 2:00 - 4:00pm in SC-204 during the fall and spring semesters of each academic year.
  2. The Committee reserves the right to request that the constituent groups replace members who fail to attend three consecutive committee meetings with unexcused absences.
  3. Meetings are open to all members of the college community.

Meeting Schedule

The Facilities Committee meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 2:00 - 4:00pm in SC-204. The meeting dates for spring 2015 are as follows:

Date​TimeLocation​
March 2, 2015
2:00-4:00pmSC-204
March 16, 2015
2:00-4:00pmSC-204
April 6, 2015
2:00-3:30pmSC-204
April 20, 2015
2:00-3:30pmSC-204
May 4, 2015
2:00-4:00pmSC-204
May 18, 2015
2:00-4:00pmSC-204

Below are the Facilities & Safety Committee documents, agendas, and minutes for your convenience.

 

Facilities Committee Resources

Landscape Study & Sustainable Choices

SJCC Arborist Tree Survey

SJCC Landscape - Proposed Improvements (Draft 4-21-14)

 

 

02-02-15 Facilities & Safety Agendahttp://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/facilitiesagenda 222015.pdf02-02-15 Facilities & Safety Agenda2015 Facilities & Safety Committee Agenda
2013 Facilities Committee Agendas & Minuteshttp://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/2013_FacilitiesCommitteeAgendasandMinutes.pdf2013 Facilities Committee Agendas & MinutesArchives-Facilities Committee Agendas & Minutes
2014 Facilities Committee Agendas & Minuteshttp://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/2014_FacilitiesCommitteeAgendasandMinutes.pdf2014 Facilities Committee Agendas & MinutesArchives-Facilities Committee Agendas & Minutes

​​Committee Composition

MSC Representatives

Joe Andrade, Vice-Chair

Jorge Escobar, Chair

Vacant

Faculty Representatives

Phil Crawford

Donna Mendoza

Janet Chang

Isai Ulate

 

Classified Representatives

Elaine Chapman

 

Teresa Paiz

Bunnie Rose

Student  Representatives

 

 

Kulwaran Sandhu

 

District Chief of Police

Tony Delgado

 

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