March 24, 2014

Monday, March 24, 2014

Construction Strategic Sourcing:  develop capability with unified purchasing group

  • Met with Purchasing regarding tracking and reporting savings/avoided costs.
  • Strategic sourcing contract signed with furniture vendor.
  • On-call roofing contract sent to selected contractors for review.
  • On-call mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) proposals under review for shortlisting.

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 completed and presented to KBOR and campus community. Final report in process of being completed.
  • Continued planning/programming for selected master plan projects.

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