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j_cdc_2016a_2016-02-25t07:33:00z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/25/2016



Final

Discussion on Potential Legislation



COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE


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07:44 AM -- Discussion on Potential Legislation



Esther van Mourik, Office of Legislative Legal Services, discussed a draft of potential committee legislation concerning the disposition of state-owned real property. Committee members received a copy of the draft legislation (Attachment B). Ms. Donaldson explained the current process regarding the disposition of real property. Committee discussion ensued on the management of state-owned property and on how to incentivize reinvestment of proceeds from any potential sales of real property.



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07:52 AM



Committee discussion ensued on the current process for the disposition of real property. Ms. Donaldson discussed responses received from higher education institutions regarding the potential legislation. Committee discussion ensued on the State Architect Office's role in the disposition of real property.





08:07 AM



Ms. Donaldson discussed responses received from the Departments of Transportation, Corrections, and Military and Veterans Affairs. Ms. van Mourik discussed the breadth of the potential legislation and how it has the potential to impact each state agency and higher education institution in a different way. Ms. Donaldson discussed annual reporting by the Office of the State Architect regarding the disposition of real property.





08:15 AM



Committee discussion ensued on the committee's process for recommending dispositions of real property. Committee discussion continued on how proceeds from the dispositions of real property could be used by the state.





08:25 AM



Senator Baumgardner discussed a draft letter regarding the committee's potential recommendations for the Grand Junction Regional Center (GJRC) campus. Committee members received a copy of the potential draft letter (Attachment C). Committee discussion ensued on the future of the GJRC campus and on potential facility locations for the relocation of the GJRC residents.



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08:41 AM



Representative Thurlow discussed the potential to bifurcate the decision to sell the campus and the decision to relocate the GJRC residents as two separate issues. Committee discussion ensued.





08:45 AM



The committee adjourned.




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