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I. Administrative Section 
1. Project Name: Sanitary Sewer Replacement: SNCAS, SNAMHS, and DRC
2. Project Description (One Sentence): This project is to fix and replace key components of the sewer lines that serve SNCAS, SNAMHS, and DRC.
3a. Project Location: County: Clark
3b. Project Location: City: Las Vegas
4. Department (department requesting project): DHHS
5. Division (division requesting project): Child Family Services
6. Agency (agency requesting project): SNCAS
7. Agency contact person: Rick Rassier
8. Contact phone: 7024864335
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). 3
11. Has this project been previously requested in a prior CIP? Yes
12. SPWD 4 digit Building No. (for existing buildings) 9991
13. Facility Condition Analysis Project No. (if recommended)
14. Is the property State Owned? Yes
15. If the facility is existing, is it State owned? Yes
II. Narrative Section 
1. Project Description: This project is to fix and replace key components of the sewer lines that serve SNCAS, SNAMHS, and DRC.
2. Project Justification: The majority of existing sewer lines are cast iron type and very old. Many of the lines have been examined and are found to be pitted, corroded and malformed. Due to these circumstances, they are very prone to blockage. When blockages occur, raw sewage backs up into occupied buildings. There is typically a high cost associated with locating and correcting these line blockages, as well as down time for affected buildings. This creates an environment that affects the health and life safety of numerous State and County employees as well as the clients the agency serves.
3. Project Background Information: The West Charleston Campus was originally constructed in the 1970's. Sewer lines on campus were previously evaluated in concurrence with an ADA bathroom remodel construction project and they were found to be corroded. It was determined at that time that major replacements of existing sewer lines would need to occur before any new construction could take place. Last biennium, project number P06 was approved to plan for sanitary sewer upgrades and the contractor recommended numbers key component fixes and sewer line replacements.
4. Mechanical and/or Electrical Equipment Replacement Projects:
a. Type of equipment to be replaced: CAS Pipe, VCP Pipe, PVC Pipe
b. Year existing equipment was installed: Estimated 1970's
c. Manufacturer of existing equipment:
d. Model of existing equipment:
e. Are there any known hazardous material abatement? Yes
5. Ramifications if the Project is not Approved (short essay): If the project is not approved, the buildings on the West Charleston campus would continue to experience the difficulties associated with sewage lines that are very prone to blockages. The consequences include the unsanitary conditions associated with raw sewage backing up into office space, which affects the health and safety of staff and the clients the agencies serve. A major blockage has occurred as recently as March 2014, which affected Buildings 7, 9, 10, and 16 on the West Charleston Campus.
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): Due to sewer line conditions, the sewage lines are prone to blockages. These blockages have resulted in raw sewage backing up into offices and onto the campus grounds. Aside from these unsanitary working conditions, there are times when the water to these buildings have to be turned off for maintenance work. As a result, these conditions create an environment that could be detrimental to staff and clients that are served by the agencies.
7. Proposed Project Schedule Impacts/Issues
a. Will this project require relocating personnel or vacating the building for any period of time? Unknown
Explain: If a sewer line replacement involves tearing up flooring within existing structures, then staff might have to be relocated. Likewise, if existing structures will be without water for long periods of time, then staff might have to be relocated.
b. Has any design work been completed on the proposed project? Unknown
c. What is the latest date this project could be completed without disrupting your program? 2017-06-30
d. What is the driving proposed completion date? It is unknown how much longer the campus can continue operating under the current conditions. In order to prevent any health and life safety issues, it is recommended that the project start as soon as possible.
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:
(describe deficiencies)
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
(describe source of 'Other/ Donor' funding):
Total: 1,000,000
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? Unknown
3. Are utilities available to site? Yes
4. Will project require relocation of existing utilities? Unknown
5. Are there any required off-site improvements (or right-of-way dedications)? No
6. Is the site in a flood plain? Unknown
7. Is the site in an airport impact zone? Unknown
8. Does the site contain any underground storage tanks? Unknown
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 Utility connection fees need to be paid? Yes
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? Yes
16. Other site considerations affecting cost? (describe): Unknown
Describe Site Considerations: The West Charleston Campus contains three State agencies: Southern Nevada Child and Adolescent Services, Desert Regional Center, and Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services. If this project is approved, the facility supervisors at each agency should be included in any SPWB communications.
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? Yes
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) : Select
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? Unknown
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?
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: