Kresge Library

MINUTES OF THE MEETING
of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
November 18, 1960

Chancellor Varner recommends that Michigan State University-Oakland be authorized to operate on a trimester plan effective September 1, 1961.

On motion by Mr. Vanderploeg, seconded by Mr. Stevens, it was voted to approve the above recommendation from Chancellor Varner.

Appointment of Lottie J. Vincent as Assistant in Mathematics at $6600 from November 21, 1960 to July 31, 1962.

Personnel action:

Reclassification of a Typist-Dictaphone Operator to a Supervisor II position at Michigan State University-Oakland, paid from 91-9681.

Bids were received for the construction of the Science Building at Michigan State University-Oakland:

Successful bidders were:

  General contract - J. A. Fredman
$944,880
  Mechanical contract - Laya Plumbing
430,000
  Electrical contract - Schultz Electrical Service
188,750

It is recommended that the contract for the award of the elevator bid be deferred at this time. It is hoped that the allowance for contingencies will be large enough to permit the award of the contract after construction progresses.

The following budget for this project is recommended:

  Professional fees
$ 85,500
  Construction (including general, mechanical,  
  electrical, and elevator)
1,537,392
  Utilities
80,000
  Site
70,000
  Furnishings and Equipment
200,000
  Contingencies
27,108
 
Total
$2,000,000

On motion by Mr. Harlan, seconded by Mr. Stevens, it was voted to approve awarding the general, mechanical and electrical contracts to the low bidders on the Science Building at MSU-O.

Gift for Scholarship Fund:

$279 from the General Motors Girls' Club of Pontiac for a student at Michigan State University-Oakland.

Grant of $25 from the Women's Association of the Kirk in the Hills Church of Bloomfield Hills to be used under the direction of John Galloway in the Art Department at Michigan State University-Oakland for the purchase of some art object.  (p. 73)


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