March 10, 2014

Monday, March 10, 2014

Construction Strategic Sourcing:  develop capability with unified purchasing group

  • RFP closed for on-call mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) on-call contractors.

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

  • Master plan executive summary nearly completed; final report in process of being completed.
  • Initiated planning/programming for selected master plan projects.
  • Met with legal counsel, provided primer on campus utilities inventory and valuation.
  • Met with Huron rep regarding Maximo.

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