California Tele-connect Fund

Fall
2007
Resolution Number: 
05.01
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Budget and Finance
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas, The California Pubic Utilities Commission (CPUC) collects a small fee from every phone bill called the "Interstate Fee" which goes into the California Tele-connect Fund;

Whereas, The purpose of these fees is to provide service assistance to those public entities that promote utilization of telecommunication services, which includes public sector education segments, but does not include the California community colleges; and

Whereas, The CPUC is currently reviewing its policies regarding the utilization of these funds and is considering the inclusion of the California Community College System;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges strongly support the inclusion of the California Community College System into the California Tele-connect Fund utilization. MSC Disposition: System Office, Local Senates