CM(LOCAL) - FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION

Compliance with Law

The College President or designee shall establish procedures ensuring that all facilities within the College District comply with applicable laws and local building codes.

Construction Contracts

Prior to advertising, the Board shall determine the project delivery/contract award method to be used for each construction contract valued at or above $50,000. To assist the Board, the College President shall recommend the project delivery/contract award method that he or she determines provides the best value to the College District. [See CM series]

For construction contracts valued at or above $20,000, the College President shall also submit the resulting contract to the Board for approval. Lesser expenditures for construction and construction-related materials or services shall be at the discretion of the College President and consistent with law and policy. [See also CF]

Change Orders

Change orders permitted by law shall be approved by the Board or its designee prior to executing any changes in the approved plans or in the actual construction of the facility.

Project Administration

All construction projects shall be administered by the College President or designee.

The College President or designee shall keep the Board informed concerning construction projects and also shall provide information to the general public.

Final Payment

The College District shall not make final payments for the construction or the supervision of construction until the work has been completed and the College District has accepted the work.

Western Texas College

CM(LOCAL)-AJC

UPDATE 27

DATE ISSUED: 5/7/2012