Submitted Application for a 2019 CIP Project

AppID19386
I. Administrative Section 
1. Project Name: Valley of Fire Visitor Center Renovations
2. Project Description (One Sentence): The scope of work is to renovate the existing Visitor Center at Valley of Fire State Park. Provide better flow with ADA access taken into account, updated interpretation, restroom renovations for ADA and low flow fixtures.
3a. Project Location: County: Clark
3b. Project Location: City: Overton
4. Department (department requesting project): CNR
5. Division (division requesting project): Parks
6. Agency (agency requesting project):
7. Agency contact person: Tim Hunt
8. Contact phone: 775-684-2772
9. Contact email: thunt@parks.nv.gov
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). 7
11. Has this project been previously requested in a prior CIP? No
12. SPWD 4 digit Building No. (for existing buildings) 0558
13. Facility Condition Analysis Project No. (if recommended) 0558
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 work is to renovate the existing Visitor Center at Valley of Fire State Park. Provide better flow with ADA access taken into account, updated interpretation, restroom renovations for ADA and low flow fixtures.
17. Project Justification: Valley of Fire visitation has increased by over 43% in the last 7 years. 2017 had 662,000 visitors at the Park. This increase in visitation has taken a toll on the Visitor Center through increased ware on the facility. The Visitor Center was originally constructed in 1968 and is in need of renovations to provide better access for the increase in visitation.
18. Project Background Information: Existing Visitor Center constructed in 1968, recent improvements have consisted of Gift Shop remodel in 2010 and new roof and HVAC in 2013.
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? Unknown
Environmental Considerations
20a. Hazardous Materials (Asbestos, Lead Paint, etc.): Unknown
20b. Will the site require any hazardous material abatement? Unknown
21. Ramifications if the Project is not Approved (short essay): Facility will continue to deteriorate due to excessive visitation.
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):
23. Proposed Project Schedule Impacts/Issues
23a. Will this project require relocating personnel or vacating the building for any period of time? Yes
23b. Explain: Building will not be accessible to public or staff during construction.
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? 3/31/2021
23e. What is the driving proposed completion date? Level of deterioration.
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):
25. Offsite construction:
26. On-site Development: 500000
27. Utility connection fees:
28. Water rights deeded:
29. Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:
30. Specialty equipment:
31. Data and network equipment:
32. Telephone equipment costs:
33. Moving:
34. Renovation of vacated space:
35a. Correction of known deficiencies:
35b. (describe deficiencies)
36a. Any known commitments:
36b. (describe commitments)
37a. Known hazardous material abatement:
37b. (describe hazardous materials)
38. Total project costs: 500000
NOTE: COSTS FOR EXTENDED LEASE AGREEMENTS MUST BE INCLUDED IN YOUR OPERATING BUDGET
39. Proposed funding of total project cost:
39a. Agency:
39b. Federal
39c. State
39d. Other/Donor
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
40b. Phone Number
40c. Email Address
IV. Site Analysis Section 
Site Analysis (New construction only)
41. Estimated land area to be acquired (acres)
42. Will this project require new parking spaces? No
43. Are utilities available to site? Yes
44. Will project require relocation of existing utilities? No
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? Unknown
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? No
53. Will any water rights need to be deeded? No
54. Will construction traffic degrade existing access or facilities? Yes
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:
59b. Remodel/Renovation SF: 6724
59c. Addition SF
59d.Total project SF: 6724
60. Occupancy type (Assembly, business, educational, factory/industrial, high hazard, institutional, mercantile, residential, storage, utility/miscellaneous) : Educational
61. Approximate number of staff to occupy facility: 6
62. Approximate number of visitors per day: 1200
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? 10
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: Interpretive Displays, office space

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NOTE:  IF YOU ARE THE “AGENCY CONTACT PERSON”, AND HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED BY THE ASSIGNED PROJECT MANAGER BY APRIL 16, 2018, PLEASE CONTACT THEM.