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j_cdc_2016a_2016-02-09t07:33:39z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/09/2016



Final

Project Prioritization



COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Recommend to the Joint Budget Committee the FY 201

Recommend to the Joint Budget Committee the state-

Recommend to the Joint Budget Committee the state-
PASS

PASS







07:33 AM -- Project Prioritization



The committee was called to order. All members were present. The committee entered a discussion about how to prioritize the FY 2016-17 state-funded capital construction requests. Committee members received a proposed priority list of FY 2016-17 state-funded capital construction projects entitled "Baumgardner-Vigil List" (Attachment A) and the FY 2016-17 cash-funded capital project list (Attachment B). Ms. Kori Donaldson, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions concerning projected revenue available to fund state-funded capital projects, and the specific sources of revenue for capital. Discussion ensued regarding the target budget for capital projects, and various potential priority orders for the projects.



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07:43 AM



The committee continued to discuss the priority order for FY 2016-17 state-funded capital construction projects, and the need to better address controlled maintenance needs going forward. Committee members received a capital construction priority list entitled "Suggested CDC Priority Order" (Attachment C). The committee compared the cost totals of various priority orders. Mr. Kevyn Brown, Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind, briefed the committee on the status of the Jones and Palmer Halls Renovation continuation project. Discussion followed regarding the level of urgency for funding certain projects under consideration.



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07:53 AM



Discussion ensued regarding the need to fund FY 2016-17 capital construction projects with a continuation status. Discussion returned to the criticality of funding controlled maintenance. Ms. Donaldson responded to questions regarding a recommendation disparity for funding the Colorado Mesa University Health Sciences, Phase I, Nurse Practitioner continuation project. The committee returned to considering various capital construction project priority orders. Mr. Matt Becker, Legislative Council Staff, informed the committee about the cost of various priority orders.





08:06 AM



Discussion ensued regarding the criticality of funding the Replace/Restore Roof, State Capitol Building project. Ms. Donaldson provided input on the project. Discussion followed regarding the merits of approving various capital construction priority orders.




BILL: Project Prioritization
TIME: 08:08:27 AM
MOVED: Brown
MOTION: Recommend to the Joint Budget Committee the state-funded list entitled "Baumgardner-Vigil List" (Attachment A), as amended to move the Colorado Department of Transportation Highway Construction Projects project to position 16. The motion was withdrawn.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Becker K.
Brown
Kefalas
Sonnenberg
Vigil
Baumgardner
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:







08:14 AM



The committee considered the Baumgardner-Vigil list, and a number of suggested changes to the order of the priority list.

BILL: Project Prioritization
TIME: 08:14:41 AM
MOVED: Brown
MOTION: Recommend to the Joint Budget Committee the state-funded list entitled "Baumgardner-Vigil List" (Attachment A), as amended to move the Colorado Department of Transportation Highway Construction Projects project to position 16; the Replace/Restore Roof, State Capitol Building project to position 13; and the Resident Safety, Security, and Accessibility Improvements, CVCLC project to position 15. The motion passed on a vote of 5-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Becker K.
No
Brown
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Vigil
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







08:18 AM



Ms. Donaldson briefed the committee on the need for two projects on the approved capital list to use the Higher Education Revenue Bond Intercept program for financing. The committee also considered the FY 2016-17 cash-funded capital list.




BILL: Project Prioritization
TIME: 08:22:13 AM
MOVED: Vigil
MOTION: Recommend to the Joint Budget Committee the FY 2016-17 cash-funded capital budget request list (Attachment B). The motion passed on a vote of 6-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Becker K.
Yes
Brown
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Vigil
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS









08:23 AM



Senator Kefalas discussed the need to address capital construction issues at the Grand Junction Regional Center. Discussion ensued on this issue. Senator Sonnenberg discussed some potential legislation concerning funding for controlled maintenance. Discussion ensued regarding this potential legislation. Discussion followed regarding the committee's upcoming committee schedule.





08:31 AM



The committee adjourned.






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