Ms. Volpi presented a supplemental request for the Subsurface
Frontiers Building project, which includes a request to both increase the
project scope and move forward cash funds spending authority for the project.
Committee members received a written description of the request,
prepared by Legislative Council Staff (Attachment C). Ms. Volpi explained
how the supplemental request would result in cost savings to the university,
and responded to questions regarding federal spending on the project. Ms.
Volpi responded to further questions regarding why the request is coming
as a supplemental request.