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SPC (4/27/16)

Strategic Planning Council

The following action and discussion took place at the April 27, 2016 meeting of the Strategic Planning Council.



  • Review of the history of the Master Plan 2022
  • Discussion of how the South Center site was chosen and the physical layout
  • Review of enrollment flow from 2000-01 through 2014-15 in the Palomar District
  • Discussion of the academic programs that have the potential to do well at the South Center
  • Review of the drawings of the building floor plans and what may be offered on each of the four floors
  • Review of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR)
  • Review of scenarios run to show potential revenue and expenditures for a small center, medium center and large center.  In all the scenarios, the South Center would have a positive ending balance
  • Review of staffing needs for the South Center
  • Discussion of the potential benefits of establishing a South Center in our District
  • Discussion of the importance of hiring a permanent South Center Director
  • Discussion of ideas and concerns of SPC members for the South Center
  • After discussion, there was consensus with SPC members to move forward with the South Center

Additional information and exhibits can be found at the Strategic Planning Website: