May 24, 2013

Friday, May 24, 2013
  • Construction Strategic Sourcing: develop capability with unified purchasing group
  • Reviewed qualification submittals for student housing public-private partnership.
  • Managed strategic equipment/material pre-purchases for summer projects.
  • Financial Management Best Practices: design processes to enhance KU's buying power
  • Submitted historical rehabilitation tax credits application for two projects; received approval for those two and for one prior application.
  • Participated in training on VFA.facility, a web-based capital planning and management software system populated by KU's facility condition assessment consultant.
  • Prepared application for a major grant opportunity.
  • Construction Management Best Practices: develop Unit and integrate with KU Master Plan
  • Interviewed for and hired accounting manager.
  • Briefed architects, engineers, and support staff on Lean Facilities conference; discussed implementation of lean strategies.
  • Purchased used truck in good condition to replace a worn-out truck.
  • Participated in campus master planning work sessions.

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