17-7-223. Major repair -- submission of list to legislature -- priorities. (1) By November 15 of the year preceding a regular legislative session, the division shall, on behalf of all state agencies, submit a list of anticipated major repair projects to the governor. The governor shall review the list of anticipated long-range building program-eligible major repair projects recommended by the division and submit it to the legislature.
(2) The division shall ensure that the list identifies:
(a) single projects that cost more than $150,000;
(b) multiple projects within a single building or facility that collectively cost more than $150,000; and
(c) single projects that will be constructed in phases with an aggregate cost of more than $150,000.
(3) Unless otherwise directed by the legislature, the division shall execute major repair projects from the prioritized list submitted to the legislature up to the level of appropriation made by the legislature.
(4) In prioritizing major repair projects, the division shall consider the results of the statewide facility inventory and condition assessment prepared pursuant to 17-7-202.
(5) In prioritizing major repair projects, the division shall allocate at least 80% of the funds that the legislature appropriates for major repair to:
(a) projects that address:
(i) any issue that impacts health and safety;
(ii) failing building envelopes;
(iii) structural deficiencies;
(iv) energy, utility, or water savings;
(b) projects that upgrade, repair, or replace:
(i) mechanical, plumbing, or control systems;
(ii) electrical systems;
(iii) fixed equipment;
(iv) an essential building component; or
(v) infrastructure, including a utility tunnel, water line, gas line, sewer line, roof, parking lot, or road; or
(c) projects that demolish and replace an existing building or facility that is in extensive disrepair and cannot be fixed by repair or maintenance.
(6) In prioritizing major repair projects, the division shall allocate no more than 20% of the funds that the legislature appropriates for major repair to:
(a) remodeling and aesthetic upgrades to meet programmatic needs; or
(b) construct an addition to an existing building or facility.