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I. Administrative Section 
1. Project Name: Cheyenne Campus Renovation
2. Project Description (One Sentence): Renovation of the Main building including: mechanical central plant, ADA accessibility and weatherproofing.
3a. Project Location: County: Clark
3b. Project Location: City: N. Las Vegas
4. Department (department requesting project): NSHE
5. Division (division requesting project): CSN
6. Agency (agency requesting project): N/A
7. Agency contact person: Sherri Payne
8. Contact phone: (702) 651-2663
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). 2
11. Has this project been previously requested in a prior CIP? Yes
12. SPWD 4 digit Building No. (for existing buildings) 9799, 0374
13. Facility Condition Analysis Project No. (if recommended) N/A
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 for the renovation of the Cheyenne Campus Main Building and Cheyenne Campus site. A major portion of the project is the development of a new central plant located on the north side of the Main building. Currently, the Main building has several old chillers/boilers located in various locations. There is no redundancy in the systems, and the units are inefficient. The North Central Plant will provide four new chillers and other mechanical components. The project will also provide a building structure to surround and protect the new central plant. In addition to the mechanical renovation, the project will also be looking at exterior weather proofing and glazing replacements in the Main building. To assure more comprehensive and cost-effective energy efficiency, the exterior of the buildings need to be weather-proofed. Single pane windows need to be replaced with Low-E double pane glazing and metal parapet caps will help prevent roof leaks that are currently an issue in the existing building. This project will replace these systems with more efficient glazing systems to conserve energy. A portion the project will also go to making ADA improvements around the site.
2. Project Justification: The Main Building at Cheyenne Campus (the first of CSN’s established campuses) has been utilized to serve students for over 40 years. The completion of the requested repairs and improvements will extend its viability for many years to come and will provide learning opportunities for its students without disruption/interruption in service. In particular, the mechanical systems are old and in need of replacement. There is no redundancy within the mechanical system so if a unit fails completely, the College does not have a way to heat/cool the space. Due to the age of the Main building, the exterior weatherproofing is in poor shape, and the windows are single pane. Repairs to these areas will not only help to conserve energy, but reduce damage due to roof leaks. Modifications to the site are necessary to make all exterior pathways ADA accessible. This project includes renovations that will add additional sidewalks for greater connectivity between buildings, and fix existing sidewalks that need repair.
3. Project Background Information: A major portion of this project will entail completing the mechanical system renovations that began several years ago. In a previous legislative session, CSN was approved for approximately $2,000,000 for mechanical repairs. This project was the beginning of a comprehensive renovation of the HVAC system in the Main building including replacement of the old water piping, replacement of HVAC units, and VAV units. Since the project began, CSN has continued the repairs using its own additional funding. This project will allow CSN to complete the renovation which will include the addition of a new central plant. CSN has also begun to work on ADA accessibility within the site. The College hired a civil engineer to survey the existing paths and walkways to determine compliance with the ADA regulations. Areas of concern were identified, and construction drawings have been created to fix the issues. As soon as funding is secured, CSN will be able to bring the Cheyenne campus sidewalks and parking areas into compliance.
4. Mechanical and/or Electrical Equipment Replacement Projects:
a. Type of equipment to be replaced: chillers, cooling tower, pumps
b. Year existing equipment was installed: Culinary Chiller and Tower 1994, SM22 Tower 1990
c. Manufacturer of existing equipment: York, Trane, Marley, Gossett
d. Model of existing equipment:
e. Are there any known hazardous material abatement? No
5. Ramifications if the Project is not Approved (short essay): The College has been working on the replacement of the mechanical equipment within the Main building for several years. Most of the existing equipment is at the end of its life span and is in need of replacement. The SM22 chillers keep failing and CSN is investing an average of $20,000 to $40,000 a year rebuilding them.
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): This project includes site work to help resolve ADA compliance issues.
7. Proposed Project Schedule Impacts/Issues
a. Will this project require relocating personnel or vacating the building for any period of time? No
Explain: This project entails mechanical work and site work. No personel will be relocated.
b. Has any design work been completed on the proposed project? Yes
c. What is the latest date this project could be completed without disrupting your program? 2017
d. What is the driving proposed completion date? The units usually fail every summer. Although we keep repairing them, we do not believe that we can continue to keep them operational. It is our hope to get 3-4 more years out of them.
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): 0
2. Off-site construction: 0
3. On-site Development: 6,270,000
4. Utility connection fees: 0
5. Water rights deeded: 0
6. Furniture, Fixture and Equipment: 0
7. Specialty equipment: 0
8. Data and network equipment: 0
9. Telephone equipment costs: 0
10. Moving: 0
11. Renovation of vacated space: 0
12. Correction of known deficiencies: 660,000
(describe deficiencies) ADA compliance issues on sitework
13. Any known commitments: 0
(describe commitments) N/A
14. Known hazardous material abatement: 0
(describe hazardous materials) N/A
15. Total project costs: 0
16. Proposed funding of total project cost: 0
a. Agency: 0
b. Federal 0
c. Other/Donor 0
d. State 6,930,000
(describe source of 'Other/ Donor' funding): N/A
Total: 6,930,000
17. Agency point of contact for outisde funding if 16a, 16b, or 16c funding sources are providing funds.
a. Name N/A
b. Phone Number N/A
c. Email Address N/A
IV. Site 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)? No
6. Is the site in a flood plain? 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? No
11. Will rezoning or a special use permit be required? No
12. Will any Utility connection fees need to be paid? No
13. Will any water rights need to be deeded? No
14. Will construction traffic degrade existing access or facilities? No
15. Will the site require any hazardous material abatement?
16. Other site considerations affecting cost? (describe): No
Describe Site Considerations: N/A
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: 0
b. Remodel/Renovation SF: 0
c. Addition SF 6480
d.Total project SF:
4. Occupancy type (Assembly, business, educational, factory/industrial, high hazard, institutional, mercantile, residential, storage, utility/miscellaneous) : Utility/Misc
5. Approximate number 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): No
9. How many years of future growth will this project accommodate? 30
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: Mechanical space