TMCC

Facilities Operations and Capital Planning

Campus Development Procedures

Campus Master Planning

The following general procedures and divisions of responsibility shall govern all campus master planning:

  1. The college has the basic responsibility for campus master planning.
  2. All physical development plans and proposals and contemplated land acquisitions shall be submitted to the Nevada System of Higher Education and the State Public Works Board for review and comment.
  3. The staff of the State Public Works Board shall provide all possible architectural and engineering assistance to the college in developing physical master plans.

Campus Improvements (PWB) Programming

The following general procedures and divisions of responsibility shall govern the capital improvement programming of college projects:

  1. The college shall determine the sequence of priority and scope of work of all college projects.
  2. The sequence of priority and scope of work shall be submitted to the Nevada System of Higher Education and the state Public Works Board for review and comment.
  3. The State Public Works Board shall develop budget estimates of total project costs based on the project scope of work and shall submit the budget estimates to the college for review prior to adoption.
  4. The State Public Works Board shall have the responsibility for assigning the priority of college projects in the statewide program and, in doing so, agrees not to modify the sequence of priority established by the regents for college projects.

Division of Responsibility between the Nevada System of Higher Education and the State Public Works Board

Project Design Process
The following general procedures and divisions of responsibility shall govern the design of all projects financed in whole or part by state appropriated funds:

  1. Detailed project programs shall be prepared by the college and submitted to the State Public Works Board for approval.
  2. Detailed project budgets based on the college program and legislative appropriations and authorizations shall be prepared by the State Public Works Board and submitted to the college for review and comment prior to adoption by the Public Works Board.
  3. The State Public Works Board ensures that qualified architects and engineers are retained to design all projects. The preparation, execution, and administration of professional service agreements shall be the responsibility of the State Public Works Board.
  4. Preliminary and final plans and specifications shall be approved by the college prior to being approved by the State Public Works Board.
  5. The contract documents and bid schedule shall be approved by the State Public Works Board after consultation with the college.
  6. The bidding procedures shall be a State Public Works Board responsibility.
  7. The technical and professional staffs of the college and the State Public Works Board shall cooperate to ensure the satisfactory design of the project.

Construction Procedures
The following general procedures and division of responsibility shall govern the construction procedures on all projects funded in whole or in part by state-appropriated funds.

  1. The State Public Works Board shall award construction contracts with the concurrence of the college. Construction contracts jointly financed by state-appropriated funds and by non-appropriated funds shall be executed by both the State Public Works Board and the college.
  2. The administration of construction contracts shall be a State Public Works Board responsibility, and the Board shall comply with all commitments made by the college in obtaining non-appropriated funds. Expenditures during the administration of the contract shall be consistent with the approved budget. All change orders shall be submitted to the college for review and comment prior to approval. The State Public Works Board shall, prior to final payment to the contractor, provide copies of "as-build" drawings and guarantees to the college on the completed projects.
  3. Final acceptance and the "Notice of Completion" shall be a State Public Works Board responsibility.
  4. The technical and professional staffs of the college and the State Public Works Board shall cooperate to ensure the satisfactory completion of all construction projects.

Procedures for Projects Financed by Non-Appropriated Funds
The following procedures shall govern all physical development projects, including land acquisitions, in which no state-appropriated funds are involved.

  1. The college has the primary responsibility for these projects.
  2. Preliminary plans showing the site and architecture shall be submitted to the State Public Works Board and Factory Mutual Insurance for review and comment.
  3. Proposed acquisitions of land by the college shall be submitted to the State Public Works Board for review and comment.
  4. The State Public Works Board provides architectural and engineering services to the college upon request of the college.
  5. Final plans of all construction work which establishes new facilities shall be submitted to the State Public Works Board and Factory Mutual Insurance for review and comment prior to bidding.

Coordination

The coordination of the development project between the ad hoc committee, which is appointed by the president, and the consultant is provided by joint meetings with Facilities Operations and Capital Planning personnel, the State Public Works Board, and consultants.

Construction Inspection

Technical inspection services required for the construction and equipping of the college expansion and development program are provided by Facilities Operations and Capital Planning personnel and/or the State Public Works Board.

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