Kresge Library

MINUTES OF THE MEETING
of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
December 15, 1966

Communication from Mr. May:

Mrs. Wilson recently delivered 300 shares of Clark Equipment stock to Michigan State University as the final installment on her commitment for the first building at Oakland University.

It is recommended that the 300 shares of Clark Equipment stock be sold.

On motion by Mr. Huff, seconded by Mr. Nisbet, it was voted to approve the above recommendation.

Change of salary for John W. Barthell, Assistant Professor, Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, from $8,800 to $9,000 effective January 1, 1967

Change of salary for Robbin R. Hough, Associate Professor and Chairman, Business Administration and Economics, from $12,100 to $13,000, effective January 1, 1967.

Change of salary for Gertrude M. White, Professor of English from $11,500 to $12,000 effective January 1, 1967.

Change of salary for Frederick J. Duranceau, Director AP-VI Grounds and Landscaping, from $10,000 to $10,500, effective January 1, 1967.

Change of salary for Lowell R. Eklund, Associate Dean and Director AP-X, Continuing Education and Mott Center Community Affairs, from $18,700 to $19,700, effective January 1, 1967.

Change of salary for John Januszko, Manager AP-I Vandenburg Hall, from $7,120 to $7570 effective January 1, 1967.

On motion by Mr. Merriman, seconded by Mr. Harlan, it was voted to approve the above salary changes.

Recommendations from the Director of Personnel, as follows:

a. Reclassify a Departmental Secretary V to a Senior Departmental Secretary VII position in Art
b. Reclassify a Departmental Secretary V to a Senior Departmental' Secretary VII position in History.
c. For the Library:
    1) Establish an Assistant Librarian-Cataloger AP-V position
    2) Reclassify a Circulation Desk Supervisor VIII to a Public Service Assistant X position
    3) Reclassify a Senior Departmental Secretary VII to an Executive Secretary VIII position
d. Reclassify a Departmental Secretary V to a Senior Departmental Secretary VII position in Political Science
e. Reclassify a Departmental Secretary V to a Senior Departmental Secretary VII position in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures
f. Transfer a Board appointment position to the classified list as a Clinical Psychologist AP-VIII position in Psychological Services.

Communication from Mr. May:

On October 18, the following bids were received for the construction of the new dormitory at Oakland University. The date for acceptance of bids was subsequently extended by the low bidders to December 31.

  General Construction  
  Darin-and Armstrong, Inc.
$2,049,000
  Barton-Malow Company
2,132,477
  A. Z. Shmina & Sons Company
2,142,000
  A. J. Etkin Construction Co.
. 2,147,500
  J. A. Ferguson Construction Co.
2,730,000
     
  Mechanical  
  Shaw-Winkler, Inc.
692,600
  The Steve Kruchko Co.
706,876
  John E. Green Plumbing and Heating Co.
723,000
  Eames & Brown, Inc.
729,210
  The Donald Miller Co.
758,700
  Brady Plumbing and Heating
789,800
     
  Electrical  
  Fred W. Moote Electrical, Inc.
299,540
  Cates Electric Company
306,866
  Schultz Electrical, Inc.
312,700
  County Electric Company
315,000
  Colonial Electric Company
348,177
   
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  Elevator  
  The Otis Elevator Company
$ 49,850
  Dover Elevator Company
50,977
  Haughton Elevator Company
52,373
  Detroit Elevator Company
55,620
  Montgomery Elevator Company
63,000

This week I received official notice from the Housing and Home Finance Agency that it had made a reservation for a loan of $3,000,000 for this project. The balance of the project cost is to be funded at the time the temporary $4,000,000 loan with the Michigan National Bank is refinanced.

With the reservation of loan funds from the federal government, I would now like to recommend that the Trustees approve the award of contracts to the following low bidders;

  General Construction -- Darin and Armstrong
$2,049,000
  Mechanical -- Shaw-Winkler, Inc.
692,600
  Electrical -- Fred W. Moote Electrical Inc.
299,540
  Elevator -- The Otis Elevator Company
49,850

The budget for this project will be as follows:

  Construction
$3,090,990
  Architectural Services
155,000
  Interest during construction
75,000
  Equipment
150,000
  Utilities
87,000
  Site
60,000
  Contingencies
102,010
   
$3,720,000

On motion by Mr. Nisbet, seconded by Mr. Huff, it was voted to approve Items 1 and 2.

Grants:

Grant of $600 from Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Leonard of Boston to be used under the direction of James Appleton, Dean of Students, as a contribution for the purchase of a colored television. Any remaining funds are to be spent at the discretion of the University.

Grant of $3 from K. H. McQueen of Bloomfield Hills to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner in support of the Meadow Brook Music Festival.

On motion by Mr. Merriman, seconded by Mr. Harlan, it was voted to accept the Oakland University Gifts and Grants.

The following alterations and improvements were approved and the cost charged to Alterations and Improvements, account 91-9163:

  a. Remove plywood partitions on 3rd floor of Library and reinstall in  
 
Room 363, Science Building
$92.00
  b. 2 vinyl folding doors for Room 363, Science Building.
23.92
   
$115.92

Additional payments to salaried employees, as follows:

Advising     Library  
Sheldon Appleton
$75.00
  Lawrence Auld
$200.00
         
Computer Center     Student Affairs  
James Beaumont
23.04
  Robert Howes
666.66
Barbara Hood
12.06
     
Virginia Haywald
15.12
  Upward Bound  
Pauline Jones
15.81
  Charles Morton
625.00
Diana Roberts
23.18
     
Gwen Schultz
13.26
     
         
Continuing Education        
John Beardman
780.00
     
John Cameron
70.00
     
Arthur Daniels
35.00
     
John Dovaras
260.00
     
Peter Evarts
35.00
     
Charles Forton
200.00
     
James Haden
280.00
     
Helen Kovach
260.00
     
Alfred Lessing
240.00
     
Carmen Linsalata
280.00
     
Donald Mann
312.00
     
Norman Susskind
35.00
     
Edward Van Slambrouck
312.00
     

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