Submitted Application for a 2013 CIP Project

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I. Administrative Section 
Project Name: Demolition of Buildings 16, 17, and 18.
Project Description (One Sentence): Buildings 16, 17, and 18 are currently vacant and need to be demolished as the pose a safety hazard.
Project Location: County: Washoe
Project Location: City: Sparks
Department (department requesting project): DHHS
Division (division requesting project): MH/DS
Agency (agency requesting project): N/A
Agency contact person: Rob Forderhase
Contact phone: 688-1930 ext. 2123
Contact email:
At the Department level ranking of this project:
The Department will rank their projects 1 through the lowest ranked project (i.e., If 5 projects were submitted by the Department a ranking of 1 would be assigned to the most important or most needed project and a ranking of 5 would be the least needed project).
Has this project been previously requested in a prior CIP? Yes
SPWD 4 digit Building No. (for existing buildings) 1957, 0346, 0344
Facility Condition Analysis Project No. (if recommended)
II. Narrative Section 
Project Justification (Essay)
Project Description: This project will tear down 3 vacant 6-bed homes that are vacant and beyond repair. It will leave a gravel bed in their place.
Project Justification: Completion of this project will remove a safety/health hazard posed to the staff and residents of the NNAMHS/SRC campus, as well as the surrounding community.
Project Background Information: This is the third time this project has been requested. The 3 homes considered for demolition have been rapidly falling into disrepair in recent years. The remaining redidents moved out in FY2007 due to health and safety concerns. These buildings are considered beyond repair and will continue to pose a hazard as long as they remain standing.
Mechanical and/or Electrical Equipment Replacement Projects:
Type of equipment to be replaced: N/A
Year existing equipment was installed: N/A
Manufacturer of existing equipment: N/A
Model of existing equipment: N/A
Hazardous Materials (Asbestos, Lead Paint, etc.):
Will this project require any hazardous material abatement? Unknown
Ramifications if the Project is not Approved
(Short Essay): If this project is not approved, the safety of the staff, residents, and surrounding community of the NNAMHS/SRC campus will continue to be affected. These homes are situated in an area frequented by transient persons and are an attractive shelter to anyone who might attempt to break into them, which increases the safety threat of fire or vandalism. This threat pertains to trespassers as well as neighboring State staff, residents, patients and clients. An additional threat is posed by the possible increase in transient activity to residents and clients receiving services from Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services and Sierra Regional Center. This population routinely does not have the ability to defend themselves and could suffer harm as a result of this transient activity. Any of these repercussions could expose the State to legal liability by anyone harmed as a result of not removing the risk.
Health, Life Safety, and/or Legal Issues
Please describe any health, life safety, and/or legal issues that will be resolved by completing this project (Short Essay): Buildings 16, 17, and 18 are each 6-bed Intermediate Care Facility/Mental Retardation (ICF/MR) homes. The were built in 1963 and are in such disrepair that spending money to fix them up is inadvisable. These homes are currently vacant. The residents hava all moved to homes within the community. Because these homes are vacant, they pose a hazard to the staff and residents of Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services and Sierra Regional Center, as well as the surrounding community. The area around these homes is adjacent to the Truckee River and close to 4th street. This location is frequented by many homeless individuals and individuals using illegal drugs. These homes are attractive to this transient population seeking shelter from the elements as well as a place to engage in illegal activity. They are currently boarded up but have been brtoken into every few monthss They are continually tagged with grafitti. Even with daily checks by staff, keeping people out has been a challenge. Another safety issue with transients breaking in is the risk of fire. Fires started for warmth can become out of hand, endangering the persons starting the fire as well as the staff, residents and clients of Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services and Sierra Regional Center. Finally, a risk is posed to the residents, clients, and patients of NNAMHS and SRC by transient persons who could prey upon these people who are less capable of caring for themselves than the general population. Any of these events could possibly expose the State to lawsuits and significant legal liability.
Proposed Project Schedule Impacts/Issues
1. Will this project require relocating personnel or vacating the building for any period of time? No
Explain: test
Has any design work been completed on the proposed project? No
What is the latest date this project could be completed without disrupting your program? 06/30/2015
What is the driving proposed completion date?
III. Cost Estimate Section 
Preliminary Cost Estimate and Funding Sources (The SPWD will prepare all final cost estimates. This schedule is for preliminary purposes only.)
1. Land Cost (if land must be purchased): 0.0000
2. Off-site construction cost: 0.0000
3. On-site connection fees: 75000
4. Utility connection fees: 0.0000
5. Water rights deeded: 0.0000
6. Furniture, Fixture and equipment costs: 0.0000
7. Specialty equipment costs
8. Data and network equipment costs: 0.0000
9. Telephone equipment costs: 0.0000
10. Moving costs: 0.0000
11. Costs for renovation of vacated space: 0.0000
12. Costs for correction of known deficiencies: 0.0000
(describe deficiencies)
13. Costs of any known commitments: 0.0000
(describe commitments)
14. Costs of any hazardous material abatement: 0.0000
(describe hazardous materials)
15. Total project costs: 0.0000
16. Proposed funding of total project cost: 0.0000
a. Agency: 0.0000
b. Federal 0.0000
c. Other/Donor 0.0000
d. State 75000
(describe source of 'Other' funding):
Total: 75000
17. Agency point of contact for outisde funding if 16a, 16b, or 16c funding sources are providing funds.
a. Name
b. Phone Number
c. Email Address
IV. Analysis Section 
Site Analysis (New construction only)
1. Estimated land area to be acquired (acres) 0
2. Will this project require new parking spaces? No
3. Are utilities available to site? Yes
4. Will project require relocation of existing utilities? No
5. Are there any required off-site improvements (or right-of-way dedications)? Unknown
6. Is the site in a flood plane? No
7. Is the site in an airport impact zone? No
8. Does the site contain any underground storage tanks? No
9. Does the site contain any adverse soil conditions? Unknown
10. Will the site require an environmental assessment? Unknown
11. Will rezoning or a special use permit be required? Unknown
12. Will any connection fees need to be paid? Unknown
13. Will any water rights need to be deeded? Unknown
14. Will construction traffic degrade existing access or facilities? Unknown
15. Will the site require any hazardous material abatement? Unknown
16. Other site considerations affecting cost? (describe): Unknown
V. Programming Section 
Programming (New construction, building remodels, and building additions only)
1. Has any architectural programming occurred? Unknown
(Programming is an architectural definition of the needs/problems that must be addressed by the project) Unknown
2. Has any advanced planning occurred in previous CIPs? Unknown
3. Net Square footage required (including storage space)
New Construction SF: 0
Remodel/Renovation SF: 5000
Addition SF 0
Total project SF:
4. Occupancy type (Assembly, business, educational, factory/industrial, high hazard, institutional, mercantile, residential, storage, utility/miscellaneous) : Residential
5. Approximate quantity of staff to occupy facility: 0
6. Approximate number of visitors per day: 0
7. Will this project require funding for any furnishings, fixtures and equipment? No
8. For existing facilities, are there any known hazardous materials? (i.e., Asbestos, lead paint or underground storage tanks): Unknown
9. How many years of future growth will this project accommodate? 0
10. List of required facilites (laboratory space, classroom space, office space, conference rooms, cafeterias, maintenance shops, garages) and any unusual related equipment required for your project: N/A
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