USM Regents Finance Committee to Hold Capital Budget Workshop May 12

Adelphi, Md. (May 10, 2016) -- The Committee on Finance of the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents will hold its annual capital budget workshop on Thursday, May 12 to review and discuss strategic goals and priorities for the system's capital improvement program.

The meeting will be held in the multi-purpose room of the Christopher Columbus Center, 701 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore. The board will convene at 8:30 a.m. with a public vote on whether to reconvene in closed session. In closed session, the committee, under §3‐305(b)(13) of the Open Meetings Act, would conduct a capital budget work session to begin preparation of the 2018 USM capital budget.

The public session is scheduled to resume at 10:30 a.m. In addition to members of the full Board of Regents, the presidents of the system's 12 institutions will participate. The workshop will help prepare the committee for its meeting on June 9, during which it will consider capital budget recommendations to present to the full board at its meeting scheduled for June 10. The capital budget workshop is anticipated to last until 3:45 p.m.

The board will then vote publicly on whether to reconvene in a brief closed session, for further board discussion on the capital budget. The agenda and related materials for the meeting are here.

Sign language interpreters and/or other appropriate accommodations for eligible individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please call 301.445.2756 (voice) or 301.314.7683 (TTY/ITT) to make special arrangements. Parking is available in a number of public garages near the Center, all visible from Pratt Street.

Contact: Mike Lurie
Phone: 301.445.2719