Mike Pernick ’10, the WSA Chair of the Student Affairs Commitee writes:
“The Student Affairs Committee of the WSA has been working very hard to improve the Fire Safety inspection and fines process. For the first time ever, we have an Appeals Board where any student can appeal a Fire Safety or Facilities fine. We have a new confiscation policy – all items in violation of Fire Safety regulations (except for candles and incense) will be returned at the end of the semester. We also have a new document list of consistent inspection policies (for example, inspectors will never go into closed drawers without cause). One of the coolest things we accomplished was the creation of Fire Safety Seminars. Students who have received a Fire Safety fine can attend one of the seminars and have $100 reduced from their fine.
The seminars are scheduled for Tuesday December 4th and Wednesday December 5th at 4:30 in Woodhead Lounge. If those times don’t work, more seminars will be held next semester.
If you have any suggestions or comments regarding Fire Safety or Housing Fines issues that you’d like the WSA to work on, talk to the Chair of the Student Affairs Committee, Mike Pernick (email@example.com). “
It may not make up for the fact that you were charged per candle, but at least it banks. Thanks Mike!