January 20-21, 2000

ITEM 106-2702-R0100 Authorization to Relocate the Childcare Center; Montana State University-Billings

THAT: Consistent with the Provisions of MCA 18-2-102 [A(c) the Regents of the Montana University System, with the consent of the Governor, may authorize the construction of a building that is financed wholly with federal or private money if the construction of the building will not result in any new programs.@], the Board of Regents of Higher Education authorizes Montana State University-Billings to relocate the Childcare Center. The estimated cost is $275,000.


1.) The scope of this project includes the renovation of an existing rental property to accommodate the displaced Preschool formerly located within the reconstructed Special Education Building.

2.) The project will be completed using private funds.

3.) Operations, maintenance, and replacement funds will be reestablished to provide ongoing support.

4.) The project will result in no new programs but will revitalize an existing program.

5.) The project requires the authorization of the Board of Regents and the consent of the Governor.