ASUCI Senate Minutes
Thursday, February 09, 2012

 

  1. I. Bureaucratic Procedure
    1. a. Call to Order by Patrick Manh Le at 5:05pm
    2. b. Approval of Minutes
      1. i. Motioned by Jen
      2. ii. Seconded By Skyla
    3. c. Approval of Agenda
      1. i. Motioned by Neil
      2. ii. Seconded By Evelyn
    4. d. Roll Call led by Patrick Le
      1. i. Council Members
        1. 1. Albert Liao
        2. 2. Ben Pan
        3. 3. Brian Dinh
        4. 4. Bond Nguyen- left early 
        5. 5. Carissa Cruz
        6. 6. Crystal Ukpong
        7. 7. Dillon Gamboa
        8. 8. Evelyn Chan
        9. 9. Furzan Azam
        10. 10. Janelle Pham-absent
        11. 11. Jennifer Song 
        12. 12. Jeremy Honh- absent
        13. 13. Jessica Do
        14. 14. Neil Bautista
        15. 15. Nicole Histomi-late 5:08pm
        16. 16. Melissa Gamble
        17. 17. Raymond Delacruz
        18. 18. Reza Zomorrodian
        19. 19. Shiv Gandhi
        20. 20. Skyla Zhang
        21. 21. Michelle Vasquez
      2. ii. Exec Members
        1. 1. Vikram Nayudu
        2. 2. Patrick Manh Le
        3. 3. Charlyn Arellano-late 5:23pm 
        4. 4. Jun Wang-absent
        5. 5. Genevieve Galman
      3. iii. Ex-Oficio Members
        1. 1. Daisy Hurrera
        2. 2. Melissa Mayr-late 5:13pm
    5. e. Guest List
      1. i. Aaron Echols
      2. II. Public Comment
      3. III. Old Business
    6. a. Legislation
      1. i. B47-10 ASUCI Technology Upgrade
        1. 1. Computers are outdated
        2. 2. Recognize Aaron—Vikram/Reza
        3. 3. Replacing desktop computers
        4. 4. Most of staff is working on virtual computers.
        5. 5. New U got Funding through TGIF for new computers
        6. 6. Looking at 36 computers
        7. 7. 12000 instead of 17000 for rebate
        8. 8. Also considering the virtual server, emails etc
        9. 9. For emergency preparedness
        10. 10. Money back for selling the current desktops and Leg council can decide where to put the leftover money
        11. 11. Instead of buying all these new computers, having the virtual computer essentially saves more; cost effective
        12. 12. Could access it from home
        13. 13. Server is capable of having more than enough people using it
        14. 14. Buying real tangible computers and will be replaced in 5 years
        15. 15. Called Cliance 
        16. 16. Table til next Thursday: Dillon/Reza
      2. ii. Vikram’s Referendum
        1. 1. Sent to all committees 
        2. 2. Floor: Jessica/Dillon
        3. 3. IF this referendum comes up, how will it work with having the shuttle referendum on there as well?
        4. 4. Jessica: Shuttles are really important. Is it possible to have referendums combined?
        5. 5. Talk to shuttles about it? 
        6. 6. Sally: They would like to have the referendum split
        7. 7. Nicole: Referendum for shuttle is $24 dollar increase over the entire year
        8. 8. What exactly is going to be cut? 
          1. a. Fees have gone up and the other departments on campus can’t help them out.
          2. b. Run by OPEC and prices increased dramatically, maintenance fee, funding partners budget is going down
          3. c. Summer buses may be cut but not for sure
          4. d. Having two referendums would confuse students? It depends on what students believe it to be more important
          5. e. The increase is for the maintenance of shuttles for repairs. This creates a base for a more solid program
          6. f. UCSD had a $50 fee for their transportation but it was required not voted on. 
          7. g. Extend by 5: Vikram/ Dillon
          8. h. Synergy with Exec Board and make sure that Execs and the shuttle service 
          9. i. These are both necessary resources
          10. j. Adhoc committee to see what the students want
          11. k. Ask random students what they think about that 
          12. l. Evelyn: Possible charge for riders? Sally: Most likely people won’t board the shuttle 
          13. m. Referendum in the fall, harder to advocate
          14. n. Students should pay 
          15. o. Why isn’t parking helping paying for their costs?
          16. p. It isn’t just the east side of UCI campus that shouldn’t be charged cuz also the freshmen communities use them too.
          17. q. Both referendum would have less of a chance of passing because shuttles are more of a priority, but if we want both to pass, then they should be voted on together on the same referendum.
          18. r. Close Table til Tues: Dillon/Reza
          19. IV. New Business
    7. a. Legislations
      1. i. R47-48 Staff Appointments of EVP
        1. 1. Floor: Vikram/Reza
        2. 2. Question: Vikram/ Dillon
        3. 3. Vote by acclamation PASSED
      2. ii. R47-49 Student Services Position
        1. 1. Floor: Reza/Evelyn
        2. 2. Question by acclamation: Neil/Jessica Do
        3. 3. PASSED
      3. iii. R47-50 Admin Affairs Appointments
        1. 1. Floor: Vikram/Dillon
        2. 2. Question: Vikram/Dillon
        3. 3. Acclamation: Vikram/Dillon
        4. 4. PASSED
    8. b. Committee Breakout 15 mins
      1. i. Find out what you need for binder
      2. ii. Finance
        1. 1. Letter, List of Contacts, get money out of unallocated 
        2. 2. Put all legislations 
        3. 3. Entire printout of budget
        4. 4. Year recap
      3. iii. Advoc
        1. 1. Meeting with Dean recap forms from each school
        2. 2. Student outreach reflection form Committee chairs oversee it
        3. 3. More contact information
        4. 4. Shuttles are important but think referendums should combine
      4. iv. Next Tuesday to finalize referendum (strawpoll) 
      5. v. Public Info
        1. 1. Transition binder
          1. a. Contacts in ord
          2. b. Picture Townhall and talk about how not to go under or over budget
        2. 2. Rules
          1. a. Health Sciences position available
          2. b. Include all rules of UCI in binder
    9. c. Transition Binder Discussion
    10. V. Standing Committee Reports
    11. a. Strategic Planning Report
    12. b. Special Committee Reports
    13. VI. Exec Announcements
    14. a. PD talk or create dialogue with students 
    15. b. DMV Project  and gaining more scholarships talk to Vikram
    16. c. Middle Class Scholarship Plan
      1. i. Cuts tuition by 2/3rds 
      2. VII. Announcement
    17. a. Social at Souplantation tonight!!
    18. VIII. Adjournment of Meeting  7pm Brian/Ben