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Cal Poly Part 2 07-12-2018City of San Luis Obispo, City Administr ation, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401- 3249, 805.781.7 114, slocity.or g July 12, 2018 To: Mayor/Council Candidates From: Derek Johnson, City Manager Subject: Response to Questions received from Cal Poly (Part 2) and Response to follow up question from 07-11-2018 Cal Poly questions and responses Listed below is part two of questions and responses received by Cal Poly from a candidate. 1. If there is a policy precluding Pres. Armstrong from meeting with “candidates”, does that include incumbents on the City Council who are running for re-election as “candidates?” We maintain normal interactions and meetings with elected officials whether they are a candidate or not. As the current decision-makers on issues that impact our students, faculty and staff, we continue to engage with them in the regular means of communication in which we have throughout their elected term. 2. What is President Armstrong’s email address? Jeffrey Dyer Armstrong <jarmstro@calpoly.edu> 3. When did Cal Poly start its efforts on its new Master Plan and is RRM Design Group still involved with those efforts? We began the process officially in 2014. We’re proud of the over 200 meetings that have shaped the Plan since its inception – including many internal and external groups, committees and individuals. RRM is still involved in these efforts. 4. Could you possibly provide me with and organizational chart of Mr. Armstrong’s trusted advisors within his organization? President Armstrong has many internal and external advisors. Some of those, among many, include: • Campus Advisory Council (which includes leadership from Associated Students Inc., the Academic Senate and staff, among others) • President’s Cabinet (which includes campus senior leadership) • President’s Leadership Council • President’s Council of Advisors • President’s Local Economic Development Committee • California State University Council of Presidents (the presidents of all 23 CSUs) 5. What specific steps will the President be taking to bring enrollments back to that level consistent with Cal Poly’s present Master Plan enrollment target? Cal Poly has adopted an enrollment model to bring campus enrollment back to the 2016-17 size by restricting new student numbers and improving graduation rates. 6. Has the School of Agriculture ever developed a Master Plan for its long-term needs for acreage to support its activities well into the future? If so, are there any conflicts between that Department and Cal Poly’s future plans for on-campus student and faculty housing? Cal Poly’s Master Plan was crafted with input from stakeholders across campus, including each of the six colleges. While each college has their own strategic vision and plan, the inclusive master planning process assesses the current and long-term teaching and research needs of each college and works to integrate the best land uses to meet those needs. 7. Is there a schedule of meetings of the Trustees wherein they would be discussing the Master Plans for their campuses? Here is a link to the list of Trustee meetings: https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/board-of- trustees. There is not a set time each year that the Board reviews master plans. Similar to a city council meeting and process – the plans go before the Board for a decision as they are ready on an individual campus basis. We also received a follow up question regarding Question 7 from the 07-11-2018 list of question. For clarity I have included the follow up question, the response and the original question below. Where can the public record for the City-University meetings referenced in answer to question 7 be reviewed? A majority of council members are not present at these meetings, meaning there is not a quorum and therefore there is no requirement for public noticing or keeping of minutes. Original question 7. Would the President be open to participating in a Task Force between the University and the City to meet and confer over issues that arise with the increase in enrollment? We have a City-University meeting that regularly takes place and includes a non-quorum of SLO City elected officials at every meeting. City and university representatives are able to request any agenda items that they have concerns about or think would be beneficial to both organizations to discuss.