UH System Policies and Procedures
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- + 1. General Provisions
- + 2. Administration
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8. Business and Finance
- 025. Fiscal Responsibilities within the University
- 026. Appointment of Fiscal Administrators and Assistant Fiscal Administrators
- 200. Overview
- 215. Definitions
- 220. General Principles
- 225. Limitations in Purchasing
- 230. Contracting for Services
- 235. Competitive Sealed Bidding
- 240. Competitive Sealed Proposals
- 245. Professional Services Procurement
- 246. Professional Services Procurement for Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Landscape Architects
- 250. Small Purchases
- 255. Sole Source Procurement
- 260. Emergency Procurement
- 265. Specialized Purchasing
- 266. Purchasing Cards
- 270. Types of Contracts
- 275. Contract Formation and Administration
- 281. Construction and Professional Services in Support of Construction
- 285. Cost or Price Reasonableness
- 290. Requirements of Federally Funded Purchases
- 295. Small Business and Small Disadvantaged Business Programs
- 300. Interests in Real Property
- 305. Use of Non-University Space and Facilities
- 350. Concessions
- 375. Fund Raising by a Recognized University Affiliated Volunteer Group or Non-Profit Organization
- 400. Risk Management Guidelines and Procedures
- 450. Records Management Guidelines and Procedures
- 509. Property and Equipment Overview
- 510. Loaned Property, Personally Owned Property, and Collections
- 512. Identification of Property
- 516. Property and Equipment Valuation (formerly Valuation of University Equipment)
- 521. Property and Equipment Acquisition
- 523. Receiving Property and Equipment
- 524. Property and Equipment Maintenance
- 530. Property and Equipment Storage and Movement
- 536. Subcontract Control of Government Property
- 539. Property and Equipment Record Maintenance
- 540. Physical Inventory
- 541. Property and Equipment Management Reports
- 542. Property and Equipment Utilization
- 543. Property and Equipment Transfer and Retirement
- 550. Capitalization
- 555. Impairment of Capital Assets and Retirement of Real Property
- 560. Post-Issuance Tax Compliance Procedures for Tax-Exempt and Build America Bonds
- 561. Tax Treatment of Non-Service Financial Assistance for Individuals
- 571. Administrative Procedure AP 8.571, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Athletics Ticket Sales for Events that are not University of Hawai‘i Athletic Competitions and that Involve Payments to Non- University of Hawai‘i Entities
- 602. General Ledger
- 611. Account Code
- 612. Establishment and Maintenance of Account Codes
- 615. Object Codes
- 617. Revenue and Higher Education Function Codes
- 619. Fund Groups
- 620. Gifts
- 621. Delinquent Financial Obligation Tax Setoff Hearings
- 622. University Endowments
- 635. Accounting For Leases
- 636. Supply Inventory
- 641. Journal Entries
- 650. Continuation Accounts
- 651. Non-Student Accounts Receivable and Delinquent Financial Obligations
- 671. Year-End Accounting Data
- 685. Cancellation or Replacement of University of Hawaii General Account Checks
- 686. Terminal Vacation Payout
- 701. Receipting and Depositing of Funds Received by the University
- 702. Administrative Procedure AP 8.702, Establishment of Electronic Funds Transfer and Receipt of Funds
- 710. Administrative Procedure AP 8.710, Credit Card Program
- 711. Administrative Procedure AP 8.711, Electronic Payments via University Websites
- 731. Student Accounts Receivable and Delinquent Financial Obligations
- 740. Dishonored Checks
- 750. Establishment and Maintenance of Change Funds
- 760. IRS Compliance for Reporting Cash Payments Over $10,000
- 770. Student Refunds
- 806. Roles and Responsibilities for Payment Transaction Processing
- 808. Bank Wire Transfer
- 851. Employee Out-of-State and Intra-State Travel
- 852. Personal Automobile Mileage Voucher
- 863. Relocation Allowances
- 867. Information Reporting on 1099-MISC and Backup Withholding on Payments
- 868. Reporting and Withholding on Payments to Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Corporations
- 870. Pay Types and Pay Days
- 871. Distribution and Security of Paychecks
- 872. Emergency (Priority) Payroll
- 873. Payroll Processing Cycle Deadlines
- 876. Overtime Authorization and Compensation
- 877. Salary and Wage Overpayment Recovery
- 879. Post Death Payments
- 926. Administrative Procedure, AP 8.926 Administrative and Financial Management Requirements for Extramurally Financed Research and Training Programs/Activities of the University of Hawai`i (UH
- 927. Administrative Procedure, AP 8.927 Facilities & Administrative Cost Charges in Contracts and Grants
- 951. Accounting for Federally Matching Equipment Grants
- 956. Financial Conflicts of Interest (FCOI) for Public Health Services (PHS) Grants, Cooperative Agreements and Contract
- + 9. Personnel
- + 10. Land and Physical Facilities
- + 11. Miscellaneous
- + 12. Research
- Abolished Procedures (Post Oct. 2014)
- Archived AP
UH‐Related Laws and Rules
- Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes (HRS) 304A
- Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules (HAR) Title 20
Administrative Procedure 8.281 Administrative Procedure 8.281
TitleConstruction and Professional Services in Support of Construction
Administrative Procedure Chapter 8, Business and Finance
Administrative Procedure AP8.281, Construction and Professional Services in Support of Construction
Effective Date: January 2018
Prior Dates Amended: May 2017
Responsible Office: Office of the Vice President for Administration
Review Date: January 2021
Notes of Revision/Approval Form: May 2017 Notes, January 2018 Notes
I. Purpose and AuthorityThis Administrative Procedure sets forth the policy and procedures that govern University procurements of Construction and Professional Services in support of Construction. This includes delegation of authority, training requirements, methods of Construction and Professional Services procurement, contract administration and closeout. Under the authority of the President, this procedure outlines the management of Construction and Professional Services procurements through the Facilities and Contracts Office (FCO) which is a section of the Facilities Business Office (FBO) and the Office of Procurement and Real Property Management (OPRPM).
II. PolicyUniversity purchases of Construction and Professional Services in support of Construction shall ensure full and open competition and equitable treatment of potential sources in the procurement process by utilizing sound procurement procedures to ensure public funds are expended properly and in an ethical manner.
III. Executive SummaryThis procedure delegates authority and sets forth the process for procuring Construction and Professional Services in support of University capital programs and facilities projects in a manner compliant with law.
IV. Definitions3“Campus Facilities Office” means the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Facilities Planning and Construction Office; University of Hawai‘i, West O‘ahu Planning and Campus Operations Office; Community Colleges Facilities Planning and Construction Office; and the following University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Offices: Office of Campus Operations and Facilities or Office of Project Delivery (Mānoa Facilities Offices), Student Housing Facilities Office, or Campus Center Facilities Office.
“Chief Procurement Officer” means the central procurement officer responsible for procuring or supervising the procurement of all goods, services, and Construction for their respective jurisdiction. The Chief Procurement Officer for the University of Hawai‘i is the President; provided that, for contracts for Construction and Professional Services furnished by licensees under chapter 464, the Administrator of the State Procurement Office (SPO) shall serve as the Chief Procurement Officer.4 The SPO Administrator has delegated procurement authority to the University President.5
“Construction” means the process of building, altering, repairing, improving, or demolishing any public structure or building, or other public improvements of any kind to any public real property. The term includes the routine operation, routine repair, or routine maintenance of existing structures, buildings, or real property.
“Department” means the department representative responsible for the project procurement and coordinating with FCO and/or OPRPM concerning the procurement, awarded contract, and post-award contract administration.
“Departmental Facilities Office” means a facilities office at the University of Hawai‘i that is not a Campus Facilities Office.
“FBO” means the Facilities Business Office which reports directly to the Vice President for Administration. The FBO oversees the Facilities and Contracts Office (FCO).
“FCO” means the Facilities and Contracts Office which is overseen by the Facilities Business Office (FBO).
“KFS” means Kuali Financial System which is the University of Hawai‘i’s financial system of record.
“OPRPM” means the Office of Procurement and Real Property Management which is overseen by the Vice President for Administration.
“Professional Services” means those services within the scope of the practice of architecture, landscape architecture, professional engineering, land surveying, real property appraisal, law, medicine, accounting, dentistry, public finance bond underwriting, public finance bond investment banking, or any other practice defined as professional by the laws of this State or the professional and scientific occupation series contained in the United States Office of Personnel Management's Qualifications Standards Handbook.6
V. Delegation of AuthorityIn accordance with Executive Policy 8.105, the Vice President for Administration and his/her designees are delegated authority to carry out the responsibilities relating to the procurement of goods, services, and Construction for the University of Hawaii, consistent with applicable law and Board of Regents policies, and to execute contractual documents relating to such procurement actions.
The Vice President for Administration hereby delegates authority to the following designees to carry out responsibilities relating to the procurement of goods, services and Construction for the University of Hawaii and to execute contractual documents related to such procurement actions as indicated below:
FCO Facilities Contract Manager, OPRPM Director, and OPRPM Associate Director are hereby delegated authority, not to exceed one million dollars, relating to the procurement and execution of contractual documents for all University procurements of Construction and all Professional Services, and other contracts, in support of Construction.
VI. SPO Delegation and Training RequirementsPOLICY
Prior to conducting, approving, or participating in any procurement for Construction or Professional Services provided by licensees under HRS Chapter 464, University personnel shall have written delegated procurement authority and completed the applicable mandatory training for HRS Chapter 103D.
Form SP0-036UH shall be used for new delegations and for any changes to current personnel delegated procurement authority, and shall be submitted to FCO for signature by the University President for submittal to SPO. Personnel are required to retain all Procurement delegation submittal forms consisting of the Procurement Delegation Form SPO-036UH. Instructions regarding how to complete the Form SPO-036UH can be found in the Form SPO-36UH Instructions.
Procurement officers and personnel who conduct or participate in the procurement process are required to attend SPO training workshops applicable to the procurement method. Most of the training workshops are conveniently available online and “on-demand.” More information on training requirements can be found at State and County Personnel Training Information.7 Personnel shall maintain a record of their “Training Self-Certifications” for each completed training and forward a copy to FCO.
FCO will be the responsible agency for maintaining delegation and training records required by this procedure. Any questions concerning these requirements shall be directed to FCO.
VII. Facilities Office Assistance
VIII. Methods of ProcurementPOLICY
Professional Services in support of Construction shall be procured utilizing the procurement methods described in HRS §103D-304 or HRS §103D-307, if applicable.8
Construction shall be procured utilizing one of the six (6) procurement methods available under HRS §103D. The procurement methods are listed below along with their statutory reference:
IX. Contract Administration and CloseoutPolicy
After contract award, UH will administer purchases of Construction and Professional Services in a manner to ensure the contract is performed satisfactorily and in a timely manner while ensuring the financial interests of the University are protected.
Step 1: FCO shall be responsible for post-award contracting actions including, but not limited to, the actions listed below for contracts executed by FCO or any other project on a case by case basis. OPRPM shall be responsible for post-award contracting actions including, but not limited to, the actions listed below for contracts originally processed by OPRPM.
Step 2: Departments shall coordinate all post-award contracting actions with FCO by submitting the Form FCO-001, “Request for Procurement Services” and include documents relevant to the action required. Form FCO-001 is not required for change orders for projects managed in the University's Project Tracking System.
Departments may contact FCO at any time during the contract period of performance with any questions, concerns, or if other support is needed regarding the contract.
For contracting actions affecting cost and/or schedule, the Department will enter contract information into the University’s Project Tracking System, obtain approvals, and generate the CIP Contract Encumbrance and Payment Form. The Department will submit a copy of forms UH OPF-96 and OPRPM 95 (or similar documents) along with commitment approvals and submit to FCO.
Step 3. Upon receipt of the CIP Contract Encumbrance and Payment Form, FCO shall coordinate contract execution, encumber funds and distribute copies to the appropriate personnel.
Step 4. FCO shall record the contract modification or change order in KFS to create the Purchase Order Amendment (POA).
Step 5. FCO will record and upload pertinent contract information into the University’s Project Tracking System.
Step 6. Prior to contract close out, the Department shall complete and submit an evaluation of the Contractor or Consultant shall be completed and submitted to FCO. FCO and OPRPM will closely coordinate the maintenance and accessibility of vendor evaluations for use in future procurements.
Step 7. When contract performance is completed and accepted by UH, Fiscal Administrators shall close the contract file by:
VP for Admin
January 02, 2018
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