Minutes: March 26, 2009

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING OF ERINDALE COLLEGE COUNCIL, held on Thursday, March 26th, 2009 at noon in room 3129, South Building.


Present: I. Orchard, A. Lange, R. Reisz, A. Wensley (in the Chair), D. Kreuger, P. Donoghue, S. Gonsalves (for J.P. Paluzzi)

The Executive Committee met to set the agenda for the April 14th, 2009 meeting of Erindale College Council. The Chair of each standing committee summarized recent business and identified items for possible inclusion on the next ECC agenda.
The Resource Planning and Priorities Committee met on March 23rd and Professor Reisz the Committee had received four reports. Mr. Paul Goldsmith, Director of Facilities Management and Planning, had provided an update from the Signage Committee. The second report was from Mr. Alex MacIsaac, Manager of Parking and Transportation, who had met with City of Mississauga officials to begin discussions to arrange a process that would allow tickets issued on the UTM campus to be dealt with at UTM. He hoped to have a new process operating in a few months. Mr. Joe Lim, Chief Information Officer, reported that his team was assessing the feasibility of wireless internet in residences. Other projects included the study of ways to prolong the lifespan of equipment in the computer labs. The final report was from Professor Ian Orchard, Vice-President and Principal, who provided the Committee with an update on the planning process for the Science Complex and the Instructional Facility. As a result of weekly meetings, the project teams hoped to have the capital projects through governance this spring for the Instructional Facility and in the early fall for the Science Complex.

Professor Lange reported that the Academic Affairs Committee originally scheduled for March 24 was canceled.
The Vice-President and Principal noted that he would provide a brief report to Council.

The Chair proceeded to discuss the agenda of the April 14, 2009 meeting of Council. As agreed above, the Council meeting agenda would feature the reports from the Resource Planning & Priorities Committee and the Vice-President & Principal. The agenda would also include a motion for approval of the revised Constitution.

The Executive Committee meeting adjourned at 1:00 p.m. (A. Lange / I. Orchard)