May 23 & 24, 2002


ITEM 115-2801-R0502��������������� Restructure of Auxiliary Parking Fees; Montana State University � Northern


THAT:�������������������������������������� The Board of Regents authorizes Montana State University � Northern to restructure its� existing parking fee system by eliminating the current permit system and replacing it with a mandatory parking/access fee charged to all Havre Campus Students. Havre Campus Faculty and Staff would pay a yearly fee.


EXPLANATION:����������������������� Currently students, faculty and staff purchase parking permits that range in price from $30 to $45 per year.� The parking/access fee would be assessed at $2.25 per credit (max 12 credits) or $27 per semester for a full time student. Faculty and staff would pay a parking fee of $54/year.�


����������������������������������������������� Revenue generated will be used to renovate existing parking lots that have reached their useful life.� Renovation of the parking lots would include lighting and sidewalk improvements.


����������������������������������������������� Included also in this restructuring is the creation of a reserved parking option.� Reserved parking spots will be available for a yearly fee of $150 and can be purchased by students, faculty and staff.