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January 27, 2014

Monday, January 27, 2014

Construction Strategic Sourcing:  develop capability with unified purchasing group

  • Interviewed shortlisted landscaping contractors for on-call contract.
  • Re-advertised RFP for on-call roofing contractors.
  • Re-negotiating job-order general contractor contracts.
  • Met with furniture vendor regarding financial incentives.
  • Planning training for in-house installation/maintenance of access control systems.
  • Developing RFP for competitive procurement of access control systems.

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

  • The LEEP2 audit continues.

Construction Management Best Practicesdevelop Unit and integrate with KU Master Plan

  • Met with City regarding KU street improvements five-year and master plan outlook.
  • Met with BOSC to review and improve accounting of KU Construction revenues and expenses.

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