Submitted Application for a 2019 CIP Project

I. Administrative Section 
1. Project Name: Stewart Collections Storage
2. Project Description (One Sentence): This project would provide for design and construction of the former Bakery/Post Office (Building #19) at Stewart to be used as collections storage for the Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum.
3a. Project Location: County: Carson City
3b. Project Location: City: Carson City
4. Department (department requesting project): Cultural Affairs
5. Division (division requesting project):
6. Agency (agency requesting project):
7. Agency contact person: Sherry L. Rupert
8. Contact phone: 775-687-8333
9. Contact email:
The Department ranking of this project:
10. The Department will rank their projects 1 through the lowest ranked project (e.g., 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). 6
11. Has this project been previously requested in a prior CIP? No
12. SPWD 4 digit Building No. (for existing buildings) 0442
13. Facility Condition Analysis Project No. (if recommended) 0442EXT2
14. Is the property State Owned? Yes
15. If the facility is existing, is it State owned? Yes
II. Narrative Section 
16. Project Description: The scope of the project is to complete the design and construction on the former Bakery/Post Office (Building #19) at the former Stewart Indian School. The Bakery/Post Office has been identified as an optimal fit for Stewart Indian School collections storage.
17. Project Justification: The Governor and the Nevada Legislature approved $4.2 million for construction of the Stewart Indian School Cultural and Welcome Centers at the Stewart Indian School. The Nevada Indian Commission has a small but growing Stewart Indian School collection housed at the Commission Office, and the remainder, larger collection is currently housed at the Division of Museum's and History collections repository/annex on Topsy Lane in Carson City. The new Stewart Indian School Cultural Center will have minimal space on the second floor for the museum collections. And, we have been advised by the architects that the second floor is minimal load to house the heavier pieces in the collection. It is estimated that the collections require approximately 2,000 square feet of space. Rehabilitating the former Bakery/Post Office would provide 1,646 square feet of space for the collections. This square footage, along with the collections storage space in the cultural center building and in the Nevada Indian Commission building will be adequate storage space for the collections. Also, the collections need to be housed on the campus and near the cultural center for easy access by museum/cultural center staff (Museum Director and Curator).
18. Project Background Information: This project is connected to SPWD project number 17-C08. 17-C08 provided for construction of a new Cultural Center and Welcome Center at the Stewart Indian School. There are currently Stewart collections that have been stored at outlying facilities (i.e. State Museums repository annex in Carson City, Nevada Indian Commission Office and the Nevada Historical Society, UNR). Now that the Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum will be coming online in early 2019 and the exhibits are being planned, the collections must be brought together, assessed and housed at the Stewart Indian School. The Cultural Center building doesn't have enough storage space to house the entire collections and the second floor cannot accommodate the heavier items in the collection a storage space is required. The Bakery/Post Office Building has been identified as first choice because of the existing condition of the building, the size and proximity to the Cultural Center.
19. Mechanical and/or Electrical Equipment Replacement Projects:
19a. Type of equipment to be replaced:
19b. Year existing equipment was installed:
19c. Manufacturer of existing equipment:
19d. Model of existing equipment:
19e. Are there any known hazardous materials?
Environmental Considerations
20a. Hazardous Materials (Asbestos, Lead Paint, etc.): Many of the other buildings on the Stewart Campus built during this era (1920's) have asbestos and lead paint. This would have to be a consideration in the planning for this project.
20b. Will the site require any hazardous material abatement? Yes
21. Ramifications if the Project is not Approved (short essay): If this project were not approved the Nevada Indian Commission would have to try and find additional collections storage space off campus. Housing the collections off campus isn't realistic as the Museum staff would have to travel often off campus to access collections for curatorial and research purposes. This will also allow an additional building at Stewart to be preserved and used.
Health, Life Safety, and/or Legal Issues
22. Please describe any health, life safety, and/or legal issues that will be resolved by completing this project (Short Essay): The Stewart Indian School was closed in 1980 by the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. The reason cited for the closure at the time was that the buildings were not seismically sound. Many of the buildings at the Stewart Campus have undergone seismic retrofit, many have not. The Bakery/Post Office (Building #19) has not had a seismic retrofit. The Indian Commission has been notified by the State Public Works Division that in order to occupy and buildings at the Stewart Indian School a certificate of occupancy will have to be issued and before that can happen, seismic retrofit of the buildings is required as this is a life safety issue.
23. Proposed Project Schedule Impacts/Issues
23a. Will this project require relocating personnel or vacating the building for any period of time? No
23b. Explain:
23c. Has any design work been completed on the proposed project? No
23d. What is the latest date this project could be completed without disrupting your program? 2020
23e. What is the driving proposed completion date? An early completion of the collections storage space is optimal as the Cultural Center is expected to open in early 2019.
III. Preliminary Construction Cost Estimate 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.)
24. Land (if land must be purchased): 0
25. Offsite construction: 0
26. On-site Development: B&G has requested an estimate for costs
27. Utility connection fees: B&G has requested an estimate for costs
28. Water rights deeded: 0
29. Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment: B&G has requested an estimate for costs
30. Specialty equipment: 0
31. Data and network equipment: B&G has requested an estimate for costs
32. Telephone equipment costs: B&G has requested an estimate for costs
33. Moving: 0
34. Renovation of vacated space: B&G has requested an estimate for costs
35a. Correction of known deficiencies:
35b. (describe deficiencies)
36a. Any known commitments: 0
36b. (describe commitments)
37a. Known hazardous material abatement: B&G has requested an estimate for costs
37b. (describe hazardous materials) Many of the other buildings on the Stewart Campus built during this era (1920's) have asbestos and lead paint. This would have to be a consideration in the planning for this project.
38. Total project costs:
39. Proposed funding of total project cost: 0
39a. Agency: 0
39b. Federal 0
39c. State B&G has requested an estimate for costs
39d. Other/Donor 0
39e. (describe source of 'Other/ Donor' funding):
39f. Total:
40. Agency point of contact for outisde funding if 39a, 39b, or 39c funding sources are providing funds.
40a. Name N/A
40b. Phone Number
40c. Email Address
IV. Site Analysis Section 
Site Analysis (New construction only)
41. Estimated land area to be acquired (acres) N/A
42. Will this project require new parking spaces? No
43. Are utilities available to site? Yes
44. Will project require relocation of existing utilities? Unknown
45. Are there any required offsite improvements (or right-of-way dedications)? No
46. Is the site in a flood plain? No
47. Is the site in an airport impact zone? No
48. Does the site contain any underground storage tanks? No
49. Does the site contain any adverse soil conditions? No
50. Will the site require an environmental assessment? No
51. Will rezoning or a special use permit be required? No
52. Will any Utility connection fees need to be paid? Unknown
53. Will any water rights need to be deeded? No
54. Will construction traffic degrade existing access or facilities? No
55. Will the site require any hazardous material abatement? Unknown
56a. Other site considerations affecting cost? (describe): Unknown
56b. Describe Site Considerations:
V. Programming Section 
Programming (New construction, building remodels, and building additions only)
57. Has any architectural programming occurred?
(Programming is an architectural definition of the needs/problems that must be addressed by the project)
58. Has any advanced planning occurred in previous CIPs? No
59. Usable Square footage required (including storage space)
59a. New Construction SF: 0
59b. Remodel/Renovation SF: 1,646
59c. Addition SF 0
59d.Total project SF: 1,646
60. Occupancy type (Assembly, business, educational, factory/industrial, high hazard, institutional, mercantile, residential, storage, utility/miscellaneous) : Storage
61. Approximate number of staff to occupy facility: 2
62. Approximate number of visitors per day: 2
63. Will this project require funding for any furnishings, fixtures and equipment? Yes
64. For existing facilities, are there any known hazardous materials? (e.g., Asbestos, lead paint or underground storage tanks): Unknown
65. How many years of future growth will this project accommodate? 5
66. 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: This space will be used as collections storage space. There is need for collections storage shelving, curatorial space and a security system.