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November 26, 2012

Monday, November 26, 2012
    Construction Strategic Sourcing: develop capability with unified purchasing group
  • DCM coordinated with FS, IT, PSO in updating KU Design & Construction Standards for elevators
  • DCM coordinated with FS in updating FY 2014 R&R list
  • Financial Management Best Practices: design processes to enhance KU's buying power
  • DCM submitted draft list of key performance indicators to Director of Business Operations as requested
  • DCM conferred with Risk Management regarding alternative financial assurance mechanisms
  • DCM conferred with General Counsel and Risk Management regarding construction manager at-risk insurance coverage
  • Received comments from Travelers Insurance fire safety review of the first major KU project submitted for this complimentary review
  • Still awaiting responses from contractors on audit issues; met with Jim Modig to plan communications to contractor
  • Completed draft of management recommendations
  • Construction Management Best Practices: develop Unit and integrate with KU Master Plan
  • DCM initiated development of GIS map of KU construction projects for administrative and public information
  • DCM and FS collaborated on outsourcing excavation for sewer line break recognizing that KU does not have the equipment to perform deep excavations safely and this is outside of KU Construction's core work
  • DCM opted-out of revert to 5-8s clause in flex schedule agreements to maintain set work days during holiday weeks
  • Ordered MFD for KU Construction
  • DCM initiated discussion about potential safety incentive program


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