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Resolution for Ballot Initiative Regarding HSU Green Building Design

Resolution for Ballot Initiative Regarding

HSU Green Building Design

Adopted 4/7/03

WHEREAS:    The general student election is forthcoming on the 22nd, 23rd, and 24th of April, 2003; and,

WHEREAS:    The Associated Students of Humboldt State University believe students have a right to a democratic process which allows us to make decisions about issues that govern our lives,

WHEREAS:    Humboldt State University has a long history of advocating environmental and sustainable responsibility, as demonstrated within our curriculum, campus organizations, and research fellowships; and,

WHEREAS:    Humboldt State University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges as being “environmentally and socially responsible”; and

WHEREAS:    There exists a strong connection between the current state budget crises and our state’s recent energy crises, which thus creates an urgency to establish appropriate means for continued dedication to sustainable designs and technologies; and be it

RESOLVED:  That the following question be placed on the Student General Election Ballot for the election taking place on the 22nd, 23rd, and 24th of April, 2003:

1) Should Humboldt State University incorporate sustainable building designs, as recommended by the Governor’s executive order D16, in all future buildings at HSU?

                        A)  Yes

                        B)  No

2) As a part of the inclusion of sustainable building designs, should Humboldt State University incorporate Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards in the construction of all future buildings at HSU?

A) Yes

B) No

And furthermore, be it

RESOLVED:  That copies of the results of this ballot question will be sent to, but not limited to, President Rollin Richmond, the Academic Provost, Dr. Steven Butler, Vice-President of Student Affairs, Carl Coffey, Vice President of Administrative Affairs, Bob Schulz, Director of Physical Services, the Academic Senate, the California State Student Association, the Sustainable Task Force Club, the Campus Center for Appropriate Technology, the Lumberjack and the local media.

Authored by: April Armstrong, Gretchen Kinney, Molly Jacobs & Emilia Patrick