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BUSINESS SECTION Policy:

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SUPERVISION OF CONSTRUCTION

When construction is being performed on school property, there shall


be an individual known as the owner's representative (for alternately and
interchangeably, the construction representative, project inspector, or clerk
of the works) with duties to be commensurate with the magnitude of the
project. The School Board shall require this individual to be either employed
by and/or directly responsible to the school division or separately hired to
perform these duties.

Overall, the owner's representative, cooperating with the appropriate


engineering personnel, will be responsible for reviewing the architect's
activities in his/her supervision of building construction.

Specific duties will include:

1. Project surveillance of a frequency commensurate with the


magnitude of the project;

2. The preparation of a daily construction log outlining the various


disciplines of work being accomplished, weather conditions,
numbers and types of mechanics on the job, materials delivered,
and delaying factors if any, and estimated weekly percent of
completion, interpretation of plans and specifications and
interface with the architect/engineer and the project contractor.
Portions of the duties in this subparagraph may be performed by
the project manager as needed given the magnitude of the
project.

3. Reporting any and all matters requiring contract action, such as


change orders, to the Superintendent;

4. Reviewing all partial payments received from the

Adopted: 4/26/00
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architect/engineer and signing for payment; and

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5. Upon substantial completion, coordinating the punch list with


architect/engineer for transmittal to contractor;

6. Approval of final completion payment.

Assurance of this supervision will be furnished by the Board to the


Superintendent of Public Instruction prior to approval of plans and
specifications for construction.

Legal References: Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, Sections 22.1-138,


22.1-139. 22/1-140; Virginia State Department of Education, School Planning
Manual

Adopted: 4/26/00
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Falls Church City Public Schools
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