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J_CDC_2019A 01/10/2019 08:03:42 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Date 01/10/2019
Attendance
1 E
Beckman X
Sonnenberg E
Story X
Valdez A. *
Fields X
Roberts X
Time 08:03:42 AM to 08:43:04 AM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Roberts
This Report was prepared by Bo Pogue
Hearing Items Action Taken
Consideration of Two Year Cash List, University of Colorado Approve Two-year List
Consideration of Supplemental Requests, Department of Human Services Supplemental Request Approved

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

Consideration of Two Year Cash List, University of Colorado - Approve Two-year List


08:04:10 AM  

The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Mr. David Kang, Vice Chancellor for Infrastructure and Safety; Mr. Chris Ewing, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Planning, Design, and Construction; and Ms. Cheri Gerou, Director of Capital Assets, University of Colorado, presented the two-year projection of cash need for the Boulder campus. Committee members received copies of the two-year list, prepared by Legislative Council Staff (Attachment A), and a descrition of the requests, prepared by the university (Attachment B). Mr. Kang updated the committee on certain campus initiatives and associated capital needs. Mr. Kang provided an overview of the projects on the two-year list. Mr. Kang responded to questions regarding the source of cash funds for the Business and Engineering School Expansion project, and the projected efficiency of the building. Mr. Kang responded to further questions regarding the university's contracting process. Ms. Gerou provided input on this issue.



08:20:02 AM
Motion Approve the new projects listed on the University of Colorado at Boulder two-year projection of cash need.
Moved Fields
Seconded
1 Excused
Beckman Yes
Sonnenberg Excused
Story Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Fields Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
08:20:05 AM  
Mr. Kang responded to questions regarding the use of the property to be acquired under the Acquisition of 1135 Broadway project.



Consideration of Supplemental Requests, Department of Human Services - Supplemental Request Approved


08:20:50 AM  

Ms. Jerene Petersen, Acting Director, Ms. Sarah Wager, Director for the Office of Administrative Solutions, and Dr. Robert Werthwein, Director for the Office of Behavioral Health, Department of Human Services (DHS), presented a request for cash funds for the 42-Bed Expansion, Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo project. Committee members received a written description of the project, prepared by Legislative Council Staff (Attachment C). Ms. Wager provided an overview of the project. Discussion ensued regarding the operating costs associated with the project, and the status of the Secure Treatment Facility for Mental Health Restoration project. Discussion followed regarding the services and treatments to be provided using the beds to be opened under the project, and the deficit of beds that DHS is currently experiencing.

08:31:33 AM  
Discussion ensued regarding how to address a rise in court referrals to DHS for competency restorations and evaluations, and options for providing long-term treatment to certain populations. The committee also discussed legislation associated with the competency restoration process.


08:42:30 AM
Motion Approve the supplemental request from the Department of Human Services for state funds to renovate space for the creation of 42 additional inpatient beds on the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo campus ($843,838 CCF).
Moved Fields
Seconded
1 Excused
Beckman Yes
Sonnenberg Excused
Story Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Fields Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


08:43:04 AM   The committee adjourned.