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2020 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Chapter 1289)

Department of General Services

Item 79

Item 79

First Year - FY2021Second Year - FY2022
Physical Plant Management Services (74100)$56,751,163$57,668,843
Parking Facilities Management (74105)FY2021 $5,468,350FY2022 $5,468,350
Statewide Building Management (74106)FY2021 $45,215,900FY2022 $46,389,195
Statewide Engineering and Architectural Services (74107)FY2021 $5,484,480FY2022 $5,228,865
Seat of Government Mail Services (74108)FY2021 $582,433FY2022 $582,433
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2021 $1,666,623FY2022 $1,316,623
SpecialFY2021 $5,468,350FY2022 $5,468,350
Internal ServiceFY2021 $49,616,190FY2022 $50,883,870

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


A.1. Out of this appropriation, $44,645,792 the first year and $45,819,087 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. 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 $17.51 per square foot the first year and $18.24 the second year.


3. 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.


4. Further, out of the estimated cost for Statewide Building Management, amounts estimated at $2,424,879 the first year and $2,424,879 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 2021

FY 2022

Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority

$79,698

$79,698

Department of Motor Vehicles

$196,017

$196,017

Department of State Police

$639

$639

Department of Transportation

$186,030

$186,030

Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired

$4,630

$4,630

Science Museum of Virginia

$17,904

$17,904

Virginia Employment Commission

$57,662

$57,662

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

$158,513

$158,513

Virginia Retirement System

$42,920

$42,920

Veterans Services

$135,180

$135,180

Workers' Compensation Commission

$64,116

$64,116

TOTAL

$943,309

$943,309


B.1. Out of this appropriation, $4,970,398 the first year and $5,064,783 the second year for Statewide Engineering and Architectural Services provided by the Division of Engineering and Buildings 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 Division of Engineering and Buildings (DEB) 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. DEB 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 $150.00 the first year and $154.00 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, $164,082 the first year and $164,082 the second year from the general fund is provided for the Division of Engineering and Buildings 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 Director of the Department of General Services shall work with the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation and other agencies to maximize the use of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) instead of traditional incandescent light bulbs when any state agency installs new outdoor lighting fixtures or replaces nonfunctioning light bulbs on existing outdoor lighting fixtures as long as the LEDs lights are determined to be cost effective.


H. Out of this appropriation, $350,000 the first year from the general fund is designated for the Department of General Services (DGS), with the cooperation of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS), to review the DBHDS capital outlay, maintenance reserve, maintenance and operations and real estate activities across the DBHDS agency. DGS shall develop system-wide recommendations that are cost effective and promote operational efficiency. DGS shall report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and Chairs of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees no later than October 1, 2021.