The University of New Mexico



Media Contact: Susan McKinsey, 277-1989

April 6, 2006

UNM Regents' Finance and Facilities Committee to Meet April 10

The Finance and Facilities Committee of the University of New Mexico Board of Regents will meet Monday, April 10, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. in the Roberts Room of Scholes Hall on the UNM main campus.

In addition to the three Regents who are members of this Committee, other Regents may attend this meeting in a non-voting capacity.


Action Items:

1. Meeting Summary from February 13, 2006

2. Disposition of Surplus Property on List Dated 2/21/06 and 3/23/06

3. Approval of FY 2006-07 Budget Considerations, Including Recommended Actions for Changes in Tuition & Fees (Regular and Summer) and Employee Compensation (Curt Porter, AVP Planning, Budget and Analysis)

4. Approval of Allocations from Regents' Endowment ( Reed Dasenbrock, Provost/VP for Academic Affairs)

5. Approval of STC Board of Directors Appointments (Joe Cecchi, Dean of Engineering and Lisa Kuuttila, Pres./CEO, STC)

6. Approval of Lobo Energy Board of Directors Appointments (Steve Beffort, Interim President/CEO of Lobo Energy Inc.)

7. Approval of Contracts:

a. FY 2006 Audit Contract Services with Moss Adams, LLP (formerly Neff+Ricci LLP) for Audit Fees of $627,000

b. UNM Telecommunications – Cell Phone Contract

c. UNM Physical Plant: Ford Utilities Center – Natural Gas (Bruce Cherrin, Dir. Purchasing and University Services)

8. Approval of Hibben Center Lease: U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service (Kim Murphy, Dir. Real Estate)

9. Approval and Notification of Bond Sale, UNM-Gallup (Dr. Beth Miller, Exec. Director, UNM-Gallup)

10. Approval of Employment Contracts for EVP/Provost and Athletics Director (Susan Carkeek, VP Human Resources)

11. Approval of Consideration of Possible Naming Opportunity (Mike Carroll, VP Institutional Advancement)

12. Approval of Joint Powers Agreement on LANL Contract (Terry Yates, VP Research and Economic Development and Scott Sauder, Interim University Counsel)


13. Monthly Financial Report (Curt Porter, AVP Planning, Budget and Analysis, Bill Britton, AVP Financial Services, Main Campus and Ava Lovell, AVP Financial Services, HSC)

14. Contract Information:

a) Smith and Nephew Total Joints

b) RFP 7207 – Ceiling Mounted Support Columns and Surgical/Exam Lighting for UNM Barbara and Bill Richardson Pavilion

c) Jacobs Construction Management Cost

d) Master Order Issued to Southeastern Organ Procurement Services for 2006 in the Amount of $500,000 an Estimated Total Based on 2005 Usage (Bruce Cherrin, Dir. Purchasing and University Services)

15. Invitation for Bid 25-06 “NE Heights Clinic Renovation” awarded to low bidder, Britton Construction in the amount of $397,795 (Steve McKernan, CEO UNM Hospital)

16. Senior Administrator Report (Susan Carkeek, VP Human Resources)


•  Forty Year Water Plan, pursuant to 10-15-1, Subsection H, Paragraph (8) NMSA 1978

•  Social Security Building pursuant to 10-15-1, Subsection H, Paragraph (8) NMSA 1978

•  Capital Requirements for Real Estate Acquisitions, pursuant to 10-15-1, Subsection H, Paragraph (8) NMSA 1978

•  UNM West Campus (Rio Rancho), pursuant to 10-15-1, Subsection H, Paragraph (8), NMSA 1978

A copy of the agenda will be available at the Zimmerman Library Reserve Desk and at University Communication and Marketing (Cornell Parking Structure) at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. The agenda will also be available on the UNM web page at'Agendas.htm no later than 24 hours before the meeting.

Individuals with disabilities in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified signed language interpreter or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in a Board of Regents meeting should contact University Communication and Marketing. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats and individuals who need accessible formats should also contact University Communication and Marketing.


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