Finance and Administration Committee Meeting

AGENDA

University of Houston System
Finance and Administration Committee Meeting

DATE:     Wednesday, August 15, 2012

TIME:     10:15 a.m.

PLACE:     Hilton University of Houston Hotel
                  Conrad Hilton Ballroom, Second Floor
                  4800 Calhoun
                  Houston, Texas 77204

Chair:           Jarvis V. Hollingsworth
Vice Chair:   Spencer D. Armour, III
Members:     Tilman J. Fertitta
                      Welcome W. Wilson, Jr.
                      Nelda Luce Blair, Ex Officio 

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE
**Complete Committee Package - 38 pages **

A.    Call to Order

B.    Approval of Committee Minutes

  • May 16, 2012 Finance and Administration Committee Minutes

Action:    Approval

C.    Approval is requested for ratification of the restoration and recovery services agreement and extension with Cotton Commercial USA, Inc. for the University of Houston System – University of Houston System

Item:    F&A-C1

Action:  Approval

Supporting Documentation:

  • Reasons to Ratify Cotton Agreement - F&A-C2-7

D.    Approval is requested to delegate authority to the Chancellor to negotiate and execute Amendment No. 1 to Ground Lease Agreement between University of Houston System and Sugar Land 4B Corporation – University of Houston

Item:    F&A-D8

Action:  Approval

Supporting Documentation:

  • Surveys and Campus map showing leased acreage - F&A-D9-9.1

E.    Approval is requested to delegate authority to the Chancellor to negotiate and execute a ground lease between UHS, through its Center for Industrial Partnerships, with a Special Purpose Entity, of approximately 5 acres at UH Sugar Land for technology development and educational programs - University of Houstson System

Item:    F&A-E10

Action:  Approval

Supporting Documentation:

F.   Approval is requested to delegate authority to the Chancellor to negotiate and execute a lease between UHS Center for Industrial Partnerships and Special Purpose Entity for Center to lease approximately 47,000 square feet of 60,000 square foot building to be constructed for technology development and educational programs - University of Houston

Item:    F&A-F16

Action:  Approval

Supporting Documentation:

  • Term Sheet with the Special Purpose Entity for Digital Media Technology Department - F&A-F17-19
  • Letter from WCJC Chairman of Board of Trustees - F&A-F20-21
  • Pro Forma - F&A-F21.1

G.   Approval is requested to purchase campus-wide Microsoft licenses for the University of Houston – University of Houston

Item:    F&A-G22

Action:  Approval

Supporting Documentation:

  • Explanation of Microsoft Licenses Acquired through a Value Added Reseller - F&A-G23

H.   Approval is requested to delegate authority to the Chancellor to negotiate and execute contracts with Taconic Farms not to exceed $1.7 million - University of Houston

Item:    F&A-H24

Action:  Approval

Supporting Documentation:

  • Explanation of Contract to Purchase Transgenic Mice - F&A-H25

I.   Approval is requested to delegate authority to the Chancellor to negotiate and execute a contract with Groome Transportation for providing shuttle bus service to the University of Houston not to exceed $12 million – University of Houston

Item:    F&A-I26

Action:  Approval

Supporting Documentation:

  • Purpose and Benefits of the Groome Transportation Contract -F&A-I27

J.   Approval is requested to delegate authority to the Chancellor to negotiate and execute contracts up to $85 million for the design and construction of Phase One of the New Football Stadium at the University of Houston – University of Houston

Item:    F&A-J28

Action:  Approval

Supporting Documentation:

  • Financial Pro Forma, Business Plan, Timeline, Site Plan - F&A-J29-30

K.   Report on the prospective sale of UH property in a residential area adjacent to the Texas Medical Center at or above the current appraised value of $11 million – University of Houston System

Item:    F&A-K31

Action:  Information

Supporting Documentation:

L.    Adjourn