Referenda

2015 General Election

1. SFSS Food Bank Targeted Funding

Whereas the SFSS Emergency Food Bank Program operates to serve students in need;

Whereas SFU Student Services has agreed to match any funding the SFSS contributes to the program to an annual maximum of $16 000;

Whereas the SFSS Space Expansion Fund currently collects $10 per full time student and $5 per part time student per semester;

Whereas a levy of $0.25 per full time student and $0.13 per part time student per semester would generate approximately $16 000 annually;

Do you approve of reallocating $0.25 per full time student and a $0.13 per part time student to provide targeted funding for the SFSS Emergency Food Bank Program from the existing Space Expansion Fund Levy?

2. Reallocation from Space Expansion Fund Levy to Membership Fee Levy

Whereas a levy of $10.00 from full-time students per term and $5.00 from part-time students per term is collected for the Space Expansion Fund (“the Space Expansion Fund Levy”);

And whereas a levy of $38.00 from full-time students per term and $19.00 from part-time students per term is collected for SFSS Membership Fees (“the Membership Fees Levy”);

Whereas the SFSS Space Expansion Fund is currently underutilized;

Whereas the SFSS General fund faces consistent financial limitations;

Whereas the SFSS does not wish to increase the amount students pay;

Do you approve of re-allocating $4.75 per term for full-time students and $2.37 per term for part-time students from the Space Expansion Fund Levy to the Membership Fee Levy.

3. Health Science Undergraduate Student Union FSU Establishment

Whereas the Health Science Undergraduate Student Union operates under the Simon Fraser Student Society to serve a membership consisting of the undergraduate students within the Faculty of Health Science;

Whereas the HSUSU Constitution and By-laws define HSUSU as the faculty student union of the Simon Fraser University Faculty of Health Science;

Whereas the HSUSU constitution and bylaws have been approved by the HSUSU membership at a General Meeting and the SFSS Board of Directors;

Do you approve establishing the Health Science Undergraduate Student Union (HSUSU) as the Faculty Student Union (FSU) of the Faculty of Health Science as of 2015-05-01?