April 21, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

Construction Strategic Sourcing:  develop capability with unified purchasing group

  • Procurement committee shortlisted three vendors for outdoor trash/ash/recycling receptacles. The committee is reviewing additional information from the shortlisted vendors.
  • Procurement committee interviewed two potential on-call MEP contractors and one electrical-only contractor.
  • Revising and preparing to reissue outdoor bench RFP.
  • Revising and preparing to reissue bus shelter RFP.
  • Draft RFP for access control equipment vendors/contractors circulated internally for review.

Financial Management Best Practicesdesign processes to enhance KU’s buying power

  • No new updates

Construction Management Best Practicesdevelop Unit and integrate with KU Master Plan

  • Final report in process of being completed.
  • Continued planning/programming for selected master plan projects.
  • Collaborating with BOSC on budget entry into Maximo.

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