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Apparently Ohlone bond money can go to pay employee salaries

From the Sept. 8 board meeting:
Links here and here.

OHLONE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
MEMORANDUM
TO: Board of Trustees
FROM: Gari Browning
DATE: September 8, 2010
SUBJECT: Augmentations to Student Services Center (SSC) and Bond Program Management Measure A Bond Budgets
The following augmentation proposals are being presented for approval by the Board of Trustees. These proposals are being requested for the following reasons:
1) Measure A Bond Project #2 – SSC: The project requires additional budget to accommodate added forecast closeout costs in the amount of $300,000. These funds will cover additional final permits, legal and consultant fees, and unanticipated add request exposures and close out expenses (not including legal activity results and any undiscovered issues).
2) Measure A Bond Project #4 – Bond Program Management: The project requires additional budget to accommodate FY 2010-2011 Ohlone staff costs. These funds will cover part time costs for the Director of Facilities, Director of Purchasing, Contracts and Auxiliary Services, Bond Accountant and Capital Project Coordinator.
Sources of funding for this augmentation will be Measure A Bond Project #1 – Ohlone College Newark Center Contingency in the amount of $475,000.
RECOMMENDATION
The President/Superintendant recommends that the Board of Trustees approve the augmentation of the budget for the Measure A Bond Project #2 – SSC in the amount of $300,000 and Measure A Bond Project #4 – Bond Program Management in the amount of $175,000. Budget shall be transferred from Measure A
Project #1 – Ohlone College Newark Center Contingency.

Matt Artz