May 5, 2014

Monday, May 5, 2014

Construction Strategic Sourcingdevelop capability with unified purchasing group

  • Procurement committee recommended three contractors for an on-call MEP contract
  • Issued RFP for office furniture casegoods, systems furniture, task and guest chairs, filing and storage;  conducted pre-proposal meeting
  • Drafted updated bus shelter RFP; committee met to review
  • Reviewed and commented on draft proposal from HVAC vendor
  • Coordination meeting with Purchasing

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

  • Responded to risk assessment questions from insurance provider
  • Scheduled risk assessment walk-thrus with a vendor at Lockton’s request

Construction Management Best Practicesdevelop Unit and integrate with KU Master Plan

  • Final report in process of being completed
  • Continued planning/programming for selected master plan projects
  • Collaborating with BOSC on budget entry into Maximo

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