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February 17, 2013

Sunday, February 17, 2013
    Construction Strategic Sourcing: develop capability with unified purchasing group
  • Met with vendor regarding construction document management system as background information for a planned bid process.
  • Financial Management Best Practices: design processes to enhace KU's buying power
  • Prepared draft findings and recommendations for the pilot construction audit and implementing a regular construction audit process.
  • Hosted kickoff meeting for detailed facility assessments that will provide data support for prioritization of deferred maintenance. Communicated with administrators about the assessments and security issues.
  • Prepared grant application for a major project. Coordinated with Chancellor's Office and others regarding resolutions, letters of support, etc.
  • Received approval from the State Historic Preservation Office for the University of Kansas Historic District which, among other benefits, will increase KU's eligibility for historic rehabilitation tax credits from capital improvement projects in contributing structures.
  • Construction Management Best Practices: develop Unit and integrate with KU Master Plan
  • Met with Business Operations Service Center and others regarding Maximo implementation for KU Construction.
  • Met with Huron reps and others regarding coordination between construction and maintenance groups.
  • Received and circulated security assessment for KU Construction office and storage spaces. Recommended actions are being implemented.
  • Hosted and participated in campus master planning executive committee meeting, steering committee meeting, focus group meetings, facility visits, etc.
  • Rolled-out master planning website.


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