WSR 00-05-104



[ Filed February 16, 2000, 10:25 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 99-06-079.

Title of Rule: WAC 180-27-102 Construction management.

Purpose: To delete recommendation that the construction manager be certified by the Construction Management Association of America.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.525.020.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Larry Davis, State Board of Education, Olympia, (360) 753-6715.

Name of Proponent: State Board of Education, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: Passage of HB 1831 did not include the requirement that school districts hire construction managers certified by the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). The original intent was that construction managers have demonstrable experience. The recommendation that construction managers be certified by the CMAA was not intended to be included.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: Construction managers are still required to have appropriate and demonstrable experience, but are not required to be certified by the CMAA.

Hearing Location: The Evergreen State College, The Longhouse, 2700 Evergreen Parkway N.W., Olympia, WA 98505, on March 22-24, 2000, at 8 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Patty Martin by March 14, 2000, TDD (360) 664-3631, or (360) 753-6715.

Submit Written Comments to: Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, fax (360) 586-2357, by March 14, 2000.

Date of Intended Adoption: March 24, 2000.

February 16, 2000

Larry Davis

Executive Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 99-24-127, filed 12/1/99, effective 1/1/00)

WAC 180-27-102
Construction management.

Prior to commencing with project design the district shall employ or contract personnel to perform professional construction management. Construction management shall be required for all projects greater than fifty thousand square feet and is optional for projects fifty thousand square feet or less. For the purpose of this section construction management is defined as the process of professional management applied to a construction program for the purpose of controlling time, cost, and quality.

The construction manager shall have appropriate and demonstrable experience in the management of construction projects including procurement, contract administration, scheduling, budgets, quality assurance, information management, and health and safety. ((A construction manager certified by the Construction Management Association of America is desirable, but not mandatory.))

The amount of state assistance for which a district shall be eligible for construction management shall be the state matching percentage multiplied by two and one-half percent of the area cost allowance multiplied by the square foot area at the time of bid.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.525.020. 99-24-127, 180-27-102, filed 12/1/99, effective 1/1/00.]

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