The committee was
called to order. A quorum was present. The committee entered
into a discussion with the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) on the Capital
Development Committee's (CDC) FY 2023-24 capital construction recommendation.
Senator Bridges discussed his preference for moving controlled maintenance
toward the top of the prioritized list. Representative Story explained
the process by which the committee engaged in its prioritization, and provided
details on the ordering of the projects on the list. Andrea Uhl,
JBC Staff, provided an update on the certificates of participation (COP)
payments, which represent the first and second priorities on the CDC's
list. Discussion ensued regarding the movement of the Colorado State
University National Western Center COP payment over to the operating side
of the state budget. Representative Story continued briefing the
JBC on the reasons behind the CDC's order of capital priorities. Discussion
ensued regarding funding for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Pueblo Field Maintenance Shop and Readiness Center project.