6.5 Capital Program Planning

Board Policies
Chapter 6 - Facilities Management

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Part 1. Policy Statement
The Board of Trustees is committed to long-term stewardship of the state's facilities resources. The Board of Trustees shall establish criteria for and approve capital program guidelines and a multi-year capital budget, including a prioritized capital project list.

The Board shall approve privately funded capital projects after coordination between the college or university and the chancellor, and upon recommendation of the chancellor.

Part 2. Responsibilities
The chancellor shall develop and recommend capital program guidelines and a prioritized, system-wide capital budget including a long-term asset preservation and renewal program. The president of each college and university shall identify capital project requirements for submission to the chancellor consistent with Part 1.

Colleges and universities shall not seek public funding for any capital project that has not been approved by the Board as provided in Part 1 of this policy or Board Policy 1A.1 Part 7.

The chancellor shall develop design and construction standards and contracting procedures for all facilities projects, and shall direct appropriate planning, design and construction of facilities to ensure long-lived, substantial and sustainable campus facilities.

Part 3. Accountability/Reporting
The Board of Trustees shall be periodically advised of the status of the capital program that will include reports on each project execution status, material changes in budget, scope and schedule, and post-occupancy results.


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Policy History:

Date of Implementation: 06/21/00
Date of Adoption: 06/21/00

Date & Subject of Revisions:

07/21/10 - Amended Part 1 to require Board approval for privately funded capital projects. Amended Part 2 to prohibit colleges and universities from seeking private funding for capital projects not approved by the Board.

06/21/06 - Part 2 - changed "low maintenance" to "sustainable" campus facilities.

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