Student Services Finance Committee votes FH King budgetThe Badger Herald

On November 4, the Student Services Finance Committee met to discuss funding for student organizations and to vote to amend budgets.

The SSFC is Madison’s Associate Student Allowance arm. According to the ASM website, Wisconsin state law states that students have the right to monitor the allocation of separate fees. The SSFC is responsible for making these decisions.

Further, the Bursar’s Office said: “The separate fee is a fee, in addition to tuition, assessed to all students for student services, activities, programs and facilities that support the mission. institutions in the University of Wisconsin system, including UW-Madison. “

The SSFC voted on eligibility for funding from FH King: Students for Sustainable Agriculture.

According to FH King’s website, the organization is a “student-run agricultural collective.”

The SSFC agreed that FH King met the criteria to receive funding for fiscal year 2023, but then voted on specific parts of the budget proposal.

SSFC rejects FH King’s budget proposal and rejects WBSU eligibilityThe Student Services Finance Committee heard a presentation on eligibility from the Student Veterans Association, voted on FH King’s budget proposal, and Read…

First, the SSFC voted to deduct $ 546 for gardeners. Secretary Erin Tritz said that in previous years, FH King had returned a lot of unused grants for this position.

“A lot of the positions were really inconsistent with what they were coming back to,” Tritz said.

The SSFC has decided to allocate $ 2,457 for this budget line. The committee also voted on whether or not to deduct funding for the FH King Executive Director position. The vote was tied, with two abstentions. Rep. Reggie Wu broke the tie by changing his vote from “abstain” to “no,” and the SSFC voted not to deduct funding from this budget line.

FH King continues to distribute sustainable products despite the pandemicEvery Sunday at 12:30 p.m. on East Campus Mall, the FH King Students for Sustainable Agriculture club organizes the weekly harvest Read…

After a few more amendment votes, the SSFC decided to approve granting FH King a total of $ 77,127 for fiscal year 2023.

The SSFC has decided to move future Thursday meeting hours from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the 2022 spring semester. The only member to vote against this measure was Representative David Vargas.