Planning and Management of Buildings
Given the following resources are available to the candidate:
- The library’s operating budget, capital budget, and long range plan;
- A study that identifies the functions and services the library provides.
- Professional counsel including: architects, engineers, and code officials.
- Determines the current and future functionality of the facility.
- Determines the capital investment needs of the facility (replacement, remodeling, refurbishing, or expansion).
- Determines the ongoing maintenance requirements of the facility
- Develops operating and capital budgets.
The candidate may:
- Determine the feasibility and possible advantages of developing a joint-use facility
The criteria to judge the adequacy of the performances are:
- Measures of functionality include maintainability, sustainability (e.g., LEED certification), and ADA (American with Disabilities Act) requirements.
- The accepted or approved capital investments support the long-range plan and the identified functions and services; and are comparable to projects of a similar size in a similar market.
- The professionals from whom services were acquired had the required licenses and credentials, and were gained through an open competitive process (assumes building construction or remodeling).
- The working documents from programming, planning, construction, to post occupancy are on file for future reference and public scrutiny (optional).
- List building maintenance and operation procedures for effective budgeting and selection of maintenance programs and staff.
- Describes short- and long-range capital improvement and facility development plans.
- List procedures in employing architectural, engineering and consultant assistance in building maintenance and development programs.
- Describes key components and required information in developing building programs.
- Describes the planning and construction processes for renovated or new facilities.
- Describes the roles of other governmental entities in developing building programs and renovation/new facilities plans.
- List life and safety issues in building operation and planning.
- List technology planning needs and building requirements.
- Describes post-occupancy evaluation procedures.
- Understands issues related to emergency, disaster, and other unexpected situations within the building.
Revised April 2016
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