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J_CDC_2017A 04/07/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Date: 04/07/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 08:02 AM to 09:01 AM
Becker J.
X
Hansen
X
Place: SCR 357
Kefalas
X
Sonnenberg
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Baumgardner
X
Representative Esgar
Esgar
X
This Report was prepared by
Matt Becker
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
Discussion on SB 17-267 Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only





08:02 AM -- Discussion on SB 17-267



The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Committee discussion ensued on the prioritization of capital projects pursuant to Senate Bill 17-267.



08:11 AM



Discussion continued on the potential to cost share for controlled maintenance projects and for the eligibility of higher education institutions on future controlled maintenance funding.



08:13 AM



Henry Sobanet, Director, Governor's Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB), came to the table to discuss the potential for capital construction funding pursuant to SB 17-267. Director Sobanet responded to committee questions regarding the process for issuing certificates of participation (COPs).



08:23 AM



Director Sobanet responded to committee questions regarding the total amount of COPs to be issued pursuant to SB 17-267, the highest-need capital projects for state departments, and the potential for higher education institutions to match any new state funds with cash funds.



08:33 AM



Director Sobanet responded to a committee question regarding the potential to address vacant buildings under SB 17-267.











08:36 AM



Larry Friedberg, State Architect, and Eric Scholz, Manager of Statewide Planning, Office of the State Architect (OSA), came to the table to discuss the planning resources available to state departments from OSA.



08:46 AM



Kori Donaldson, Legislative Council Staff, discussed past committee efforts to prioritize capital projects outside of the regular capital construction budgeting process.



08:50 AM



Committee discussion ensued on the deadline for prioritizing projects under SB 17-267.

BILL: Discussion on SB 17-267
TIME: 08:58:59 AM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Send a letter to the Senate Finance Committee recommending an amendment to Section 5 of SB 17-267. The motion passed on a vote of 6-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Becker J.
Yes
Hansen
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



09:00 AM



The committee adjourned.




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