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File #: 31967    Version: 1 Name: Amending the 2013 Engineering-Other Capital Budget and Transferring $25,000 from the University Avenue Underpass Capital Project to allow for enhancements to the City’s CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) System environment.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/22/2013 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 12/3/2013 Final action: 12/3/2013
Enactment date: 12/5/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00870
Title: Amending the 2013 Engineering-Other Capital Budget and Transferring $25,000 from the University Avenue Underpass Capital Project to allow for enhancements to the City’s CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) System environment.
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore, David Ahrens
Fiscal Note
This resolution transfers $25,000 of available funds from the University Avenue Underpass Capital Project (810733) to the Engineering Design Software Capital Project (810547). It also establishes the requisite budget authority to spend the transferred funds for the Engineering Design Software project.

The Budget Amendment necessary is as follows:
CE53-54640-810547 $12,500
CE53-58015-810547 $12,500)
CE53-79444-810547 ($25,000)

The entry needed to transfer the funds is as follows:
CS53-57443-810733 $25,000
CE53-79444-810547 ($25,000)
Title
Amending the 2013 Engineering-Other Capital Budget and Transferring $25,000 from the University Avenue Underpass Capital Project to allow for enhancements to the City’s CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) System environment.
Body
WHEREAS, City Engineering led other City agencies in a comprehensive upgrade and transition of the CAD drafting software and design software, beginning in 2012; and

WHEREAS, the transition and implementation occurred in late 2012 and was used for all projects in 2013; and

WHEREAS, now the Engineering Division desires to step back and evaluate the transition and training that has occurred, to identify efficiencies that can yet be gained or have not yet been fully implemented; and

WHEREAS, the Engineering Division shall hire a consultant (approx cost $12,500) to evaluate implementation of new standards, workflows, custom programs and resource files; and

WHEREAS, the Consultant shall make recommendations on the development of additional tools, streamlining workflows, introducing greater functionality, and addressing user learning gaps and needs for further training; and

WHEREAS, the remainder of the funding (approx $12,500) shall be used for staff training to better implement the Consultant recommendations for increased efficiency and productivity.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the 2013 Engineering-Other Capital Budget is hereby amended to inc...

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