[CFIC] Re: CFIC: Request for Comments

Jim Menghi menghi at ucar.edu
Wed Apr 16 10:19:12 MDT 2008

Hi Pat,

Thank you for this opportunity.  As I understand the PC has approved the 
addition of estimated costs for FY2009 to the Occupancy Cost Pool and 
thereby adding .1% to the UOP On site indirect Rate proposed to NSF. 

Since these FY09 costs were based on historical costs and the 
implementation plan suggests other changes to the future of centralized 
computer rooms, do you have future annual cost estimates for these 
centralized computer rooms? 

Given that the available space in the computer rooms at CG and FL is 
limited and that all UOP and NCAR programs will be paying a portion of 
the annual cost, how will the CFIC manage this limited resource? 


Pat Waukau wrote:
> CFIC - Financial and Technical Points of Contact
> The Computing Facilities Implementation Committee is moving forward
> on revising the draft implementation document to incorporate the
> modifications that have evolved over the last few months, which were
> presented at our meeting with you on April 2.  Under guidance from the
> President's Council we want to ensure that all affected groups are on
> board with this plan.  As designated points of contact for one or more
> groups, you were asked to convey information back to your management and
> staff regarding this plan.  At this time we would like to hear back from
> you regarding any questions or concerns that may have been raised by the
> group(s) you represent, so that they can be addressed as we complete
> the plan. We would also like confirmation that your group is on board
> with the plan if there are not any specific issues. Responses should
> be sent to either waukau at ucar.edu or cfic at ucar.edu by Friday, April 25.
> If we do not receive a response, the CFIC will assume that the divisions
> and programs that you represent concur with the plan.
> We expect to make the final report available a week prior to the UMC 
> presentation on May 8.
> On behalf of the committee I would like to thank you for your efforts.
> Pat
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