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J_CDC_2018A 12/14/2018 08:37:17 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Date 12/14/2018
Attendance
Beckman X
Kefalas X
Sonnenberg E
Valdez A. X
Fields X
Roberts X
Time 08:37:17 AM to 01:00:42 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Roberts
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
Colorado Community College System Committee Discussion Only
Western State Colorado University Committee Discussion Only
University of Northern Colorado Committee Discussion Only
Department of Personnel and Administration Committee Discussion Only
Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Discussion Only
Office of the State Architect Overview of Annual Report Committee Discussion Only
Other Business Committee Discussion Only

Office of the State Architect Overview of Annual Report - Committee Discussion Only


11:13:54 AM  

Mr. Larry Friedberg, State Architect, introduced Ms. Tana Lane, Manager for State Buildings Program, Mr. Eric Scholz, Manager for Statewide Planning Program, Mr. Rod Vanderwall, Manager for the Energy Management Program, and Mr. Brandon Ates, Manager for the Real Estate Program, and provided three handouts, including an Annual Report to the Capital Development Committee [Attachment D]; Controlled Maintenance Recommendations vs Five Year Plans [Attachment E]; and Statutory Authority, History and Responsibilities of the Office fo tehe State Architect [Attachment F].  Mr. Friedberg described the role of the Office of the State Architect, introduced its annual report, and described its history.

11:22:35 AM  

Mr. Friedberg discussed questions about community colleges, prioritization, and processes with the committee.

11:33:07 AM  

At the request of the committee, Mr. Friedberg shared information on best practices related to budgeting and controlled maintenance projects.  Ms. Lane described the role of the State Buildings Program and introduced the relevant sections of the Office of the State Architect's Annual Report.

11:43:33 AM  

Ms. Lane responded to questions from the committee regarding historical controlled maintenance funding and categorization.  Ms. Lane provided further information about controlled maintenance projects.

11:55:21 AM  

Mr. Scholz described the Statewide Planning Program.  Mr. Friedberg responded to a question from the committee about the scoring system used to rank capital projects.  Mr. Schulz responded to questions from the committee about master planning with state agencies.

12:09:25 PM  

A discussion regarding master planning processes ensued.  Mr. Vanderwall described the various energy programs, then responded to questions from the committee related to updating environmental standards for new state buildings.

12:21:40 PM  

Mr. Vanderwall described the office's work related to high performance buildings, and responded to questions related to building performance levels and energy efficiency.

12:26:19 PM  

Mr. Ates described the work of the Real Estate Program.  Mr Ates and Mr. Friedberg responded to questions related to state lease payments and agreements.

12:38:22 PM  

Mr. Friedberg presented a report on recent spending on capital projects, supported by comments from the committee.  Mr. Friedberg responded to questions about controlled maintenance from the committee.

12:48:40 PM  

Committee discussion ensued with Mr. Friedberg about capital renewal.

12:51:30 PM  

Mr. Friedberg continued to discuss the prioritized controlled maintenance recommendation made for FY 2018-19 and FY 2019-20.  He discussed funding through controlled maintenance levels versus funding outyear costs within a particular level.  Committee discussion returned to the steam system project requested for funding for FY 2019-20 by the Auraria Higher Education Center.



University of Northern Colorado - Committee Discussion Only


10:19:10 AM  

The committee reconvened.  Dr. Andy Feinstein, President of the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), introduced himself and gave several updates on UNC.  President Feinstein introduced Mr. Kirk Leichliter, Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management, who described the capital renewal requests for the Heating Plant Boiler #3 Replacement and Gray Hall Mechanical Systems Improvements projects.  Mr. Leichliter responded to a question from the committee regarding heating infrastructure.



Colorado Community College System - Committee Discussion Only


08:41:03 AM  

Joe Garcia, Chancellor, Colorado Community College System Office, gave an overview of the community college system and its financial outlook.  Chancellor Garcia responded to questions and comments from the committee.

08:52:34 AM  

Dr. Diana Doyle, President, Arapahoe Community College, presented the request for the Health Programs Integration and Annex Building Renovation project.  President Doyle responded to questions from the committee.

09:02:17 AM  

George "Skip" Noe, Vice President of Administration, Community College of Aurora, gave an overview of the institution and presented the request for the Diesel and Support Services Building project.  Mr. Noe responded to questions from the committee about the certificate program and job opportunities for graduates.  Mr. Noe presented on the Lowry Renovation.

09:12:18 AM  

Dr. Everette Freeman, President of the Community College of Denver, presented the request for the Boulder Creek Building Remodel and Addition project.  President Freeman responded to questions from the committee about job placement, shared spaces on the Auraria campus, and the Auraria campus' project to replace its heating system.

09:24:53 AM  

Andy Dorsey, President of Front Range Community College, presented the request for the Health Care Career Center, Larimer Campus project.  Committe members received an artist's rendering of the new facility [Attachment A].  President Dorsey and Chancellor Garcia responded to questions from the committee about the design of the building, its impact on new academic programming, and health care education.

09:41:23 AM  

Senator Kefalas shared information about health partnerships in northern Colorado.  Discussion continued about health professional education.  Chancellor Garcia clarified the distinction between leadership roles within the community college system.

09:49:05 AM  

Dr. Linda Lujan, President of Lamar Community College, described the context and request for the Library Renovation project.  Dr. Lujan responded to a question from the committee related to technology access.

09:56:47 AM  

Mr. Jay Lee, President of Northeastern Junior College, presented the request for the Physical Plant Consolidation project.  Mr. L. Patrick Malott, Vice President of Administrative Services for Otero Junior College, presented the request for the project to Abate Asbestos and Replace Seats, Humanities Center (Capital Renewal).  Mr. Malott responded to a question from the committee regarding the current health risks associated with asbestos contamination in the building.

10:03:32 AM  

Dr. Carmen Simone, President of Trinidad State Junior College, described the request for the Fourth Floor Remodel, Berg Building project.  President Simone and Chancellor Garcia responded to questions and comments from the committee.  Chancellor Garcia commented on the scope of the projects and thanked the committee.



Department of Personnel and Administration - Committee Discussion Only


10:42:23 AM  

Mr. Richard Lee, Director of the Division of Capital Assets, introduced Mr. Lance Shepherd, Manger of Capitol Complex Architects, and provided some background on the Capitol Complex.  Mr. Shepherd updated the committee on the Capitol Complex Master Plan and described the request for the Parking Lot Renovation, 1881 Pierce Street project.

10:53:39 AM  

Mr. Lee and Mr. Shepherd responded to questions from the committee regarding project classifications, prior year controlled maintenance projects, and current and anticipated parking capacity.  A discussion ensued about alternative sources of funding for the parking lot renovation project.



Other Business - Committee Discussion Only


12:59:51 PM  
The chair made some announcements about future meetings.



Western State Colorado University - Committee Discussion Only


10:13:33 AM  

Ms. Julie Baca, Vice President of Finance and Administration for Western State Colorado University, presented the request for the Event Complex.  Ms. Baca responded to questions from the committee regarding the project scope and the status of the project in the upcoming year if funding is unavailable for FY2019-20.

The committee recessed.



Department of Military and Veterans Affairs - Committee Discussion Only


11:04:54 AM  

Mr. Mickey Hunt, Deputy Executive Director, and Mr. Greg Dorman, Resource Director/Legislative Liaison, presented their FY2019-20 request, the Veterans Memorial Cemetery Columbaria and Steam Filter System project.  The committee received a copy of Mr. Hunt's presentation [Attachment B] and a news article about the department's Western Region OneSource [Attachment C].  Mr. Hunt responded to a question from the committee regarding cemetery capacity.  Mr. Hunt gave the committee updates on previously approved requests.  Mr. Hunt responded to a question from the committee about collaboration with county governments.


01:00:42 PM   Committee Adjourned