Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1992
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B O A R D OF T R U S T E E S
following vote: Aye, Dr. Bacon, Mr. Boyle, Dr. Gindorf, Mr. Grabowski, Mrs. Gravenhorst, Mr. Lamont, Ms. Lopez, Ms. Reese; no, none; absent, Mrs. Calder, Governor Edgar. (The student advisory vote was: Aye, Mr. Begovich, Mr. Lawless; no, none.)
Employment of Architect/Engineer, Remodeling, Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, Urbana
(27) The president of the University, with the concurrence of the appropriate administrative officers, recommends the employment of the firm of BLDD Architects, Decatur, for the professional services required for the design development phase through the construction phase of the project. The firm's fee for design development, contract documents, bidding, and construction administration phase services will be a fixed fee of $71,500. The firm's fee for the construction on-site observation phase will be on an hourly basis, the total not to exceed $15,000. Reimbursables are estimated to be $5,000. This project consists of first floor remodeling of the Mechanical Engineering Laboratory IIA. The work consists of interior remodeling to divide the open space into new laboratory space. The work also includes installation of new HVAC and upgraded electrical systems. Programs which will be located in the remodeled area are in the fields of heat transfer, thermodynamics, combustion, gas dynamics, and thermal sciences and systems. Funds are available from a National Science Foundation Grant for the Renovation of Academic Research Infrastructure.
On motion of Dr. Bacon, this recommendation was approved by the following vote: Aye, Dr. Bacon, Mr. Boyle, Dr. Gindorf, Mr. Grabowski, Mrs. Gravenhorst, Mr. Lamont, Ms. Lopez, Ms. Reese; no, none; absent, Mrs. Calder, Governor Edgar. (The student advisory vote was: Aye, Mr. Begovich, Mr. Lawless; no, none.)
Lease of Space, 1033 West Van Buren, Chicago
(28) The chancellor at Chicago recommends that the University contract with Reliable Corporation to lease 22,000 square feet of office and storage space on fifth and sixth floors in the Reliable Building Annex, 1033 West Van Buren, Chicago, for the period of July 1, 1993, through June 30, 1996. The leased space would provide office and storage space for the Office of Security Programs which has grants to provide security training totaling approximately $1.0 million with the government of the Republic of China and the City of Chicago Police Department. Annual rental payments (which include University's buildout and remodeling requirements, common area expenses, but exclude janitorial and electrical costs) are as follows: Term 7 / 1 / 9 3 through 6 / 3 0 / 9 4 7 / 1 / 9 4 through 6 / 3 0 / 9 5 7 / 1 / 9 5 through 6 / 3 0 / 9 6 Price/Sq.Ft. $7.83/sq.ft. 3.29/sq.ft. 3.29/sq.ft. Total Cost $172 260 72 380 72 380
The University would have an option to renew the lease for two additional oneyear periods; it is recommended that the comptroller be authorized to renew the lease and approve lease expenses in the option years. In the option years, any increase in rental rate would not exceed 3.5 percent of the previous year's rental rate. This agreement is subject to the availability of institutional funds in the operating