Monday, July 20, 2009
* Budget Committee Report to campus regarding budget reductions
The Shoreline Community College Budget Committee report, released today, July 21, 2009, was welcomed by President Lee Lambert and Vice President for Administrative Services Daryl Campbell.
“To say that this past year presented an unusual set of challenges is certainly an understatement,” Lambert said. “The Budget Committee worked long and hard, in concert with the administration and the rest of the college to overcome those challenges.”
Campbell, who worked closely with the committee members, acknowledged that the uncertainties of the economy and the state budget forced processes that were less than ideal.
“With the short timelines mandated by the Governor and Legislature, as well as our concerns over the very real impacts to employees, the committee helped the college get through these trying times,” Campbell said. “While the circumstances just didn’t give us all the time we would’ve liked, the committee’s help was invaluable.”
Both Lambert and Campbell said the committee’s report and recommendations will be considered as the college moves forward. “Unfortunately, (the economic downturn) may not be over,” Lambert said. “The committee’s work will be key.”