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Meeting minutes for Consolidated Student Senate, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, April 5, 1977






Agenda and meeting minutes for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Student Senate. CSUN Session 5 Meeting Minutes and Agendas.

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SENATE MEETING // 27 April 5, 1977 I. Call to Order Meeting was called to order by the Chair at A:05 p.m. II. Roll Call CSUN Secretary took the Roll. Members present: Jeff Barta Dan Newman Dominick Cirone Andrew Sultan Debi Fields Joe Mann Sharon Baker Brad Peterson Leona Gonzales Rich Cole Bobby Lawson Bill Marion Tom Moreo Jim Bateman Tara Corcoran Jim Rafferty Dave Cavalieri Tony Gwirtz Iris McCowan Greg McKinley Warren Stief Keith Terry Gene Russo Marshal Willick Joe Warpinski Members absent excused: None Absent unexcused: Mike Whipple Ron McCormick Cathy McLaurin III. Approval of Minutes Motion to approve minutes by Dan Russell, seconded by Tony Gwirtz. Pam Beury made a correction to state that Gene Russo was excused. Motion passes unanimously. IV. Open Discussion Tom Moreo made a motion to close open discussion. Seconded by Greg McKinley. Motion passes. V. Committee Reports A. Presidential Investigative Committee Tom Moreo reported that the Committee has decided that Mr. Beury should write a formal letter of apology to Mr. Flaherty. Mrs. Beury informed the Senate that such a letter has already been written and sent. B. Activities Board Scott Lorenz submitted the contract for the Harry Reems lecture of April 13 for $1600 plus hotel accomodations. Mr. Lorenz also gave an update on the Mardi Gras progress. Keith Terry made a motion to approve the Gordon Margolis contract, seconded by Dominick Cirone. Motion passes with five abstentions. C. Organizations Committee Postponed for lack of representative. D. Election Board Sharon Baker submitted the election board rules that have been passed by said board. Miss Baker moved for a five minute recess. Seconded by Gene Russo, motion passes. Meeting called back to order at 4:25 p.m. Sharon states that the rules would be in effect for the general election if passed. She notes also that a proposed by-law is submitted to the Senate for submission to the By-Law committee. Sharon Baker moved to approve the Election Board Rules, seconded by Dan Russell. Discussion. Bill Marion made the following amendment: Article II, Section C be changed to read that write in votes be allowed in the primary election for executive offices and general election for senatorial. Seconded by Brad Peterson. Discussion. Joe Warpinski called for the question. Seconded by Keith Terry. Passes unanimously. The vote on the amendment failed with 8-16-0. Jim Rafferty made an amendment that the filing fee be changed to $25. Seconded by Joe Warpinski. Discussion. Joe Warpinski called for the question. Seconded by Dan Russell. Motion passes with two abstentions. Amendment fails with one abstention. Discussion on election rules. Call for the question by Joe Warpinski, seconded by Dave Cavalieri. Motion to vote immediately passes with two abstentions. Motion to approve rules passes with one opposed and one abstention. Sharon moved that the President appoint a committee to review the allegations against Scott Lorenz's alleged misuse of office and make a recommendation to the senate of their decision. Seconded by Joe Warpinski. Joe Warpinski called for the question. Seconded by Dave Cavalieri. Motion passes with one abstention. Motion to formulate said committee passes with one opposed and six absten-tions. VI. Old Business A. Presidential Nominations, Appointments, and Report Dan Russell submitted the name of Clyde A. Dalton as acting Judicial Board Justice. He will be voted on at the next meeting. Mr. Russell also reported that the dorm will remain, and the fee increase passed. Marshal Willick moved that the Senate send a letter of thanks to the legislators and regents for saving the dorm. Seconded by Brad Peterson. Also included in this motion is the suggestion that these people contact us in the future for students feelings about any particular action. Motion passes. Dominick Cirone moved that a letter be sent to all students in care of the Yell thanking them for their help in saving the dorm. This letter would state that the student pressure on the legislators and regents was the main reason for their decision. Seconded by Gene Russo. Motion passes. Joe Warpinski reported the Constitutional Revision Committee is still reviewing the Reno constitution. Joe also reported that the Learning Resource Center is out of funds. They will need an additional $3,000 dollars for the rest of the semester. The administration is prepared to match any money that student government may wish to donate to their cause, therefore, he moved to approve $1500 to the learning resource center. Seconded by Bill Marion. Discussion Jim Rafferty called for the question. Seconded by Rich Cole, passes with one abstaining. Motion passes with one abstaining. Dan stated that a conference is coming up that would benefit the Day Care Center if the Director went. He made a motion to recommend the next administration to appropriate funds for this event. Seconded by Gene Russo. Marshal Willick called for the question. Seconded by Tony Gwirtz. Pisses with one opposed and one abstention. Motion for recommendation passes with one opposed. Dan Russell made a motion that the senate approve a recommendation that would be directed toward the Union Board stating that the Senate would appreciate it if they would not remodel the Conference Room into two small meeting rooms because since CSUN is now financially sound, they will resume planning to use the room for the Radio Station. Seconded by Brad Peterson. Discussion. Bobby Lawson called for the question, seconded by Joe Mann. Motion passes with one abstention. Vote on recommendation passes with six abstaining. Next meeting April 12, 1977 at 4 p.m. Marshal Willick moved to adjourn, seconded by Keith Terry. Meeting adjourned at 5:17 p.m.