1.Lynn Fountain called
the meeting to order at on September 8, 2003.
described the opening of Tech Square, reporting that bookstore foot traffic has been heavy
and that sales have been ahead of projections.Sales of new textbooks have been lower than projected, and the faculty is
encouraged to provide the bookstore with textbook adoptions as early as
and from Tech
being smoothed out.New vehicles are
being delivered more slowly than was anticipated, and existing vehicles still
lack radios that could be used to keep them on schedule and well spaced.However, the contractors are working with
Auxiliary Services to solve these problems.
4.In a discussion
of parking, Rosalind Meyers explained that the Tech Square parking deck is evaluating Smart Park cards, which will allow the holder to park at the
reduced rate of $4.00 per day. Based on this evaluation, SmartPark cards might be made available for other parking areas
on campus.Additionally, Georgia Tech
continues to add parking, and several new parking decks are projected.
also displayed illustrations for the new graduate student family housing
development on 10th
St.This will include 340 unfurnished units
adjacent to the GraduateLivingCenter, as well as 650 parking spaces.This is all slated to open in January 2005.
described retail plans for Tech Square, indicating that several restaurants would open soon,
as well as a spa in the hotel, a clothing boutique, a yoga studio and a
described the redevelopment plan for the old bookstore building. Construction there began in July, 2003 and
completion is expected for January 2004.The redeveloped facility will still house the CyberCafe, the Hair
Cuttery and the BuzzcardCenter.The facility
will provide new facilities for SGA, WREK and other student organizations.It will further provide meeting rooms,
conference rooms, lounge space, a copy center and a restroom.