- Report Published -
|Department of General Services Statewide Engineering and Architectural Services Report on Funding Alternatives|
|Department of General Services|
|Appropriation Act - Item C-177.20 B.2. (Regular Session, 2008)|
|Chapter 879 (Item C-177.20) of the 2008 Virginia Acts of the Assembly requires the Department of General Services, in cooperation with the Department of Planning and Budget, to report to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees regarding the financial requirements of returning the Statewide Engineering and Architectural Services Program to a General Fund (GF) supported activity as opposed to an Internal Service Fund (ISF).|
The Statewide Engineering and Architectural Services Program (Program 74107), more widely known as the Bureau of Capital Outlay Management (BCOM), is a business unit within the Department of General Services, Division of Engineering & Buildings (DEB). BCOM’s mission is to provide the professional and administrative staff support for the Director of the DEB in his legislatively-mandated role as the Building Official for state facilities. BCOM establishes standard contract provisions and procedures for the procurement and administration of construction and architectural & engineering services. In addition, BCOM provides training to agencies and their design consultants on the application of these procedures, as well as, provides assistance to the Department of Planning and Budget for capital budget development and execution and for administration of the Commonwealth’s capital outlay process.