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September 11, 2006

Facilities Improvements Requests

Please submit detailed proposals to me well before the deadline of Wednesday, September 27. Thanks.

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The Facilities Committee invites your facilities improvements requests for the 2006-07 fiscal year. We ask that Senior Managers assemble all requests from units for which they are responsible. Once we receive these, our task is to organize details, determine project feasibility, identify areas of greatest need, and obtain cost estimates from U-M Plant and other sources.
Your requests should consider the needs of students, faculty, and staff, while taking into account safety, maintenance, comfort, and aesthetic considerations. All University facilities should be:

free of hazards
accessible
able to provide a pleasant, clean appearance
comfortable
appropriate to the specific area's function
compatible with existing furnishings and structure
conducive to the preservation of the collections

The simple form below will guide you. Please submit all requests to the committee (facilities.committee@umich.edu) either in e-mail form or as attachments. Feel free to send any additional information—catalogs or other printed material—directly to me via campus mail. Specific cost estimates, while helpful to the committee, are not required.
If you are uncertain whether a particular project is a facilities request, as opposed to equipment, just submit the request to us. All requests deemed "equipment" or some other category will be referred accordingly, and we will notify you of the change.
Please have your requests to us as soon as possible but no later than Wednesday, September 27. This ensures that we will have sufficient time to gather information, obtain estimates, and organize our recommendations for Executive Council.
On behalf of the Facilities Committee,
Paul Barrow

This year's Facilities Committee is:
Paul Barrow, chair
Annette Haines
Stephen Hipkiss
Bill Kopinski
Jamie Morris


Here is the form:

Facilities Improvement Needs
FY 2006-2007

Requests:

1. Improvement requested:

a. Unit:

b. Specific location:

c. Why needed:

d. Contact person in the unit for this project:


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Paul J. Barrow email: pjbarrow@umich.edu
Circulation Services phone: (734) 936-2299
Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library fax: (734) 647-9557

Posted by jrodgers at September 11, 2006 04:27 PM

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