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Facilities Management, Planning & Construction

Capital Projects

Capital Maintenance, Capital Outlay and Disclosed Capital Projects

East Tennessee State University (ETSU) must present all Capital Maintenance, Capital Outlay and Disclosed Capital Projects for approval and funding through the State Building Commission (SBC). These projects include a new construction of a building or structure; a major maintenance, repair or renovation by direct appropriation or exceeding $100,000.00; a renovation of any building or structure which changes the functional use or operation of space in buildings or structures.  ETSU  submits a prioritized summary list of capital projects  to the Tennessee Higher Education Committee (THEC) and the SBC for funding.

 

  • Capital Maintenance Projects

Capital Maintenance Projects are SBC approved projects that renovate or replace existing utilities or structures. These projects are prioritized by ETSU and approved by the SBC. These projects are designed by a professional engineer or architect who prepares the appropriate drawings and specifications to complete the project. These projects are awarded to state licensed contractors through a general bid process. The contractor with the lowest bid and meeting all qualifying factors is awarded the contract.

 

  • Capital Outlay and Disclosed Capital Projects

Capital Outlay Projects are SBC approved projects to construct new utilities or structures. These projects are prioritized by ETSU and approved by the SBC. These projects are designed by a professional engineer or architect who prepares the appropriate drawings and specifications to complete the project. These projects are awarded to state licensed contractors through a general bid process. The contractor with the lowest bid and meeting all qualifying factors is awarded the contract.

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