iinance Committee Report
January 16, 1973
Members. Board of Trustees:
TOBACCO AND HEALTH RESEARCH
CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION PROJECTS
Recommendation: 1. that the Board authorize the President of the University
to take the necessary steps to obtain the approval of the appropriate State
agencies for the following projects: Tobacco and Health Research Building,
estimated to cost $3, 160, 000; and the renovation of Kastle Hall and the Old
Meat Laboratory, estimated to cost $350., 000, for the conduct of tobacco re-
search, 2. that the Board authorize the appropriation of the amounts indicated
from the Tobacco Research Trust Fund.
Background: The Kentucky Tobacco Research Board on Monday, December 18.
1972, authorized the construction of a Tobacco and Health Research Building
at an estimated cost of $3, 160, 000, on the University of Kentucky Campus and
the renovation of Kastle Hall, to accommodate animal research and for
installation of two laminar flow areas, and the renovation of the Old Meat
Laboratory for use in cigarette manufacturing and tobacco storage. The reno-
vation is estimated to cost $350, 000. Funds for these projects will be provided
from the special cigarette tax approved by the legislature.
Action: Approved X Disapproved
Date: January 16