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I. Administrative Section 
1. Project Name: NSMLV - roof access
2. Project Description (One Sentence): This capital improvement project seeks to improve what is now both dangerous and inadequate access to and egress from the Museum's roof.
3a. Project Location: County: Clark
3b. Project Location: City: Las Vegas
4. Department (department requesting project): Cultural Affairs
5. Division (division requesting project): Museums & History
6. Agency (agency requesting project): Nevada State Museum
7. Agency contact person: McBride, Dennis
8. Contact phone: [702] 822-8739
9. Contact email:
The Department ranking of this project:
10. 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). 20
11. Has this project been previously requested in a prior CIP? No
12. SPWD 4 digit Building No. (for existing buildings) 2811 [site]; 9817[building]
13. Facility Condition Analysis Project No. (if recommended) na
14. Is the property State Owned? Unknown
15. If the facility is existing, is it State owned? Yes
II. Narrative Section 
1. Project Description: Roof access at the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas currently may be gained only from three narrow ladders scattered through the interior of the building. Improving roof access may be accomplished in two ways: either with a keyed maintenance elevator or by extending the interior stairway in the east side of the building all the way to the roof.
2. Project Justification: Two of the ladder accesses to the museum roof pass through narrow body cages which precludes staff and maintenance workmen from carrying tools to the roof in a tool belt or a tool box. Tools currently are hoisted up these ladders with a box and a rope. The bottom of the third of these access ladders--the east access--is ten feet from the floor so another ladder is required to reach it. Were a worker to be injured on the roof, he could not be evacuated in a safe or timely manner.
3. Project Background Information: The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas was built in 2008-2009--but construction was not overseen by the state. Further, the economic crash in Nevada prevented the Museum from moving into its new building for two years after it was completed. The Museum opened in October 2011 and over the last two-and-a-half years of operation many infrastructural flaws and problems have been revealed, including inadequate roof access. Access to the museum's roof is frequently required in the maintenance of HVAC equipment and in search of roof leaks.
4. Mechanical and/or Electrical Equipment Replacement Projects:
a. Type of equipment to be replaced:
b. Year existing equipment was installed:
c. Manufacturer of existing equipment:
d. Model of existing equipment:
e. Are there any known hazardous material abatement? No
5. Ramifications if the Project is not Approved (short essay): If access to the museum's roof is not improved, staff and maintenance workmen will have to continue gaining access and delivering tools for work in a dangerous and unsafe manner.
Health, Life Safety, and/or Legal Issues
6. Please describe any health, life safety, and/or legal issues that will be resolved by completing this project (Short Essay): Continuing to gain access and deliver tools to the museum roof in a dangerous and unsafe manner increases the risk of substantial injury or death, which in turn invites litigation against the state.
7. Proposed Project Schedule Impacts/Issues
a. Will this project require relocating personnel or vacating the building for any period of time? No
b. Has any design work been completed on the proposed project? No
c. What is the latest date this project could be completed without disrupting your program?
d. What is the driving proposed completion date?
III. Preliminary Construction and Funding Sources Section 
Preliminary Construction Cost Estimate and Funding Sources (The SPWD will prepare all final cost estimates. This schedule is for preliminary purposes only.)
1. Land (if land must be purchased):
2. Off-site construction:
3. On-site Development:
4. Utility connection fees:
5. Water rights deeded:
6. Furniture, Fixture and Equipment:
7. Specialty equipment:
8. Data and network equipment:
9. Telephone equipment costs:
10. Moving:
11. Renovation of vacated space:
12. Correction of known deficiencies: 100,000 - 500,000
(describe deficiencies) This project would replace inadequate access to the museum's roof by replacing ladders with either a keyed maintenance elevator or by extending an interior staircase to the roof.
13. Any known commitments:
(describe commitments)
14. Known hazardous material abatement:
(describe hazardous materials)
15. Total project costs:
16. Proposed funding of total project cost:
a. Agency:
b. Federal
c. Other/Donor
d. State 100,000 - 500,000
(describe source of 'Other/ Donor' funding):
Total: 100,000 - 500,000
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. Site Analysis Section 
Site Analysis (New construction only)
1. Estimated land area to be acquired (acres)
2. Will this project require new parking spaces?
3. Are utilities available to site?
4. Will project require relocation of existing utilities?
5. Are there any required off-site improvements (or right-of-way dedications)?
6. Is the site in a flood plain?
7. Is the site in an airport impact zone?
8. Does the site contain any underground storage tanks?
9. Does the site contain any adverse soil conditions?
10. Will the site require an environmental assessment?
11. Will rezoning or a special use permit be required?
12. Will any Utility connection fees need to be paid?
13. Will any water rights need to be deeded?
14. Will construction traffic degrade existing access or facilities?
15. Will the site require any hazardous material abatement?
16. Other site considerations affecting cost? (describe):
Describe Site Considerations:
V. Programming Section 
Programming (New construction, building remodels, and building additions only)
1. Has any architectural programming occurred?
(Programming is an architectural definition of the needs/problems that must be addressed by the project)
2. Has any advanced planning occurred in previous CIPs?
3. Usable Square footage required (including storage space)
a. New Construction SF:
b. Remodel/Renovation SF:
c. Addition SF
d.Total project SF:
4. Occupancy type (Assembly, business, educational, factory/industrial, high hazard, institutional, mercantile, residential, storage, utility/miscellaneous) :
5. Approximate number of staff to occupy facility:
6. Approximate number of visitors per day:
7. Will this project require funding for any furnishings, fixtures and equipment?
8. For existing facilities, are there any known hazardous materials? (i.e., Asbestos, lead paint or underground storage tanks):
9. How many years of future growth will this project accommodate?
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: