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2016 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Reenrolled)

Department of General Services

Item 80

Item 80

First Year - FY2017Second Year - FY2018
Physical Plant Management Services (74100)$52,183,307$52,340,498
Parking Facilities Management (74105)FY2017 $4,902,897FY2018 $4,902,963
Statewide Building Management (74106)FY2017 $42,011,506FY2018 $42,015,253
Statewide Engineering and Architectural Services (74107)FY2017 $4,737,063FY2018 $4,890,441
Seat of Government Mail Services (74108)FY2017 $531,841FY2018 $531,841
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2017 $1,153,257FY2018 $1,305,766
SpecialFY2017 $4,902,897FY2018 $4,902,963
Internal ServiceFY2017 $46,127,153FY2018 $46,131,769

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 11, Articles 4, 6, and 8; § 58.1-3403, Code of Virginia.


A.1. Out of this appropriation, $41,390,090 the first year and $41,393,837 the second year for Statewide Building Management represent a sum sufficient internal service fund which shall be paid from revenues from rental charges assessed to occupants of seat of government buildings controlled, maintained, and operated by the Department of General Services and fees paid for other building maintenance and operation services provided through service agreements and special work orders. The internal service fund shall support the facilities at the seat of government and maintenance and operation of such other state-owned facilities as the Governor or department may direct, as otherwise provided by law.


2. Out of the amounts included above in paragraph A.1, $7,280,481 the first year and $7,280,481 the second year represent amounts estimated for Statewide Building Management consisting of fees derived from service agreements and special work orders.


3. Out of the amounts included above in paragraph A.1, $34,109,609 the first year and $34,113,356 the second year represent amounts estimated for Statewide Building Management consisting of revenues derived from rental charges assessed to occupants of seat of government buildings controlled, maintained, and operated by the Department of General Services, excluding the building occupants that currently have maintenance service agreements with the department.


4. The rent rate for occupants of office space in seat of government facilities operated and maintained by the Department of General Services, excluding the building occupants that currently have maintenance service agreements with the department, shall be $15.96 per square foot the first year and $15.96 the second year.


5. On or before September 1 of each year, the Department of General Services shall report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees, the Secretary of Administration, and the Department of Planning and Budget regarding the operations and maintenance costs of all buildings controlled, maintained, and operated by the Department of General Services. The report shall include, but not be limited to, the cost and fund source associated with the following: utilities, maintenance and repairs, security, custodial services, groundskeeping, direct administration and other overhead, and any other operations or maintenance costs for the most recently concluded fiscal year. The amount of unleased space in each building shall also be reported.


6. Further, out of the estimated cost for Statewide Building Management, amounts estimated at $2,198,215 the first year and $2,198,215 the second year shall be paid for Payment in Lieu of Taxes. In addition to the amounts for Statewide Building Management, the following sums, estimated at the amounts shown for this purpose, are included in the appropriations for the agencies identified:


FY 2017

FY 2018

Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

$66,205

$66,205

Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

$28,458

$28,458

Department of Motor Vehicles

$104,121

$104,121

Department of State Police

$665

$665

Department of Transportation

$216,783

$216,783

Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired

$3,732

$3,732

Virginia Employment Commission

$61,185

$61,185

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

$158,513

$158,513

Virginia Retirement System

$45,550

$45,550

Veterans Services

$138,828

$138,828

Workers' Compensation Commission

$20,865

$20,865

TOTAL

$844,905

$844,905


B.1. Out of this appropriation, $4,737,063 the first year and $4,737,932 the second year for Statewide Engineering and Architectural Services provided by the Bureau of Capital Outlay Management represent a sum sufficient internal service fund which shall be paid from revenues from fees paid by state agencies and institutions of higher education for the review of architectural, mechanical, and life safety plans of capital outlay projects.


2. In administering this internal service fund, the Bureau of Capital Outlay Management (BCOM) shall provide capital project cost review services to state agencies and institutions of higher education and produce capital project cost analysis work products for the Department of Planning and Budget. BCOM shall collect fees, consistent with those fees authorized above in paragraph B.1, from state agencies and institutions of higher education for completed capital project cost review services or work products.


3. The hourly rate for engineering and architectural services shall be $142.00 the first year and $142.00 the second year, excluding contracted services and other special rates as authorized pursuant to § 4-5.03 of this act.


4. Out of the amounts appropriated in this Item, $152,509 the second year from the general fund is provided for the Bureau of Capital Outlay Management to support the Commonwealth's capital budget and capital pool process for which fees authorized in this paragraph cannot otherwise be assessed.


C. Interest on the employee vehicle parking fund authorized by § 4-6.04 c of this act shall be added to the fund as earned.


D. The Department of General Services shall, in conjunction with affected agencies, develop, implement, and administer a consolidated mail function to process inbound and outbound mail for agencies located in the Richmond metropolitan area. The consolidated mail function shall include the establishment of a centralized mail receiving and outbound processing location or locations, and the enhancement of mail security capabilities within these location(s).


E. All new and renovated state-owned facilities, if the renovations are in excess of 50 percent of the structure's assessed value, that are over 5,000 gross square feet shall be designed and constructed consistent with energy performance standards at least as stringent as the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED rating system or the Green Globes rating system.


F. Effective July 1, 2009, the total service charge for the property known as the General Assembly Building and the State Capitol Building shall not exceed $70,000 per fiscal year.


G. The Department of General Services, in consultation with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, the Department of Corrections, and all other applicable state agencies, shall evaluate the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of using inmate labor to assist in the demolition of vacant buildings on state property. The Department shall develop a plan that includes an inventory of vacant buildings on properties owned by the Commonwealth, which might appropriately be considered for demolition using inmate labor, and an estimated cost of demolition using inmate labor. The Department shall report its findings to the affected agencies, the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget, and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by November 1, 2016.