January 16-17, 2003


ITEM 118-1001-R0103��������������� Increase in Authorization for Improvement and Replacement of Parking Lot, Lommasson Center; The University of Montana-Missoula

THAT:�������������������������������������� Consistent with the provisions of MCA 18-2-102, the Board of Regents of Higher Education authorizes The University of Montana-Missoula to increase the project budget to improve and replace the parking lot at the Lommasson Center.� This original request for authority was in the amount of $175,000.� Due to unforeseen site conditions, it is necessary to increase the project authority to $205,000.�


EXPLANATION:����������������������� The project has gone over budget due to unforeseen site conditions.� Additional excavation was necessary to remove soils that were unsuitable for the construction of this lot, and improvements were made to adjacent concrete walks and curbs.