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Date Section/Page/Item Changed Change Details

6-17-15

Construction

On page 2: Prime Contractor Certification of Payments to Subcontractors, changed calculation field names from Subcontractor/Prime Contractor Percentage of Costs Incurred to Date to Subcontractor/Prime Contractor Percentage of Total Contract Price To Date:

6-15-15

Construction

New versions of:
  • DSC-SOP guideline (pdf): Standard Operating Procedure - Use of Contracting Officer's Directive (COD) in Construction Contracts
  • COD Letter template
  • Justification for Issuance of a COD: template & sample (pdf)

5-28-15

Design Standards

Referenced Chapters 6 & 7 in Reference Manual (RM) 58 Structural Fire Management:

5-22-15

Forms/Templates/Samples/Guidelines

Added Natural Hazard Checklist.
(Stop 1 Excerpt from Addressing Climate and Natural Hazards Handbook, January 2015)

5-15-15

Construction

Forms/Templates/Samples/Guidelines

Deleted Forms:
  • AS-4 Underground Piping Acceptance
  • AS-5 Above Ground Piping Acceptance
  • FA-2 Fire Alarm Record of Completion and Acceptance

These forms are obsolete. They were NPS versions of NFPA forms from NFPA 13 (AS-4 and AS-5) and NFPA 72 (FA-2). Use the form from the NFPA version referenced in the construction specifications.

4-10-15

Added Executive Order (EO) 13693 Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade (pdf).

  • Revokes and replaces EO 13423 Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Mangement.
  • Revokes and replaces EO 13514 Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance.
  • Revokes Presidential Memorandum dated December 5, 2013, Federal Leadership on Energy Management.
  • Updated corresponding areas on the NPS Project Sustainability Checklist.
4-7-15

Design

Design Deliverables

Workflows Definitions

  • Moved Basis of Design Report (BDR) to its own section for emphasis. (Previously within the Fully Developed Schematic Design Preferred Alternative section.)
  • Updated BDR definition.
  • Added Value Analysis Report definition.

3-25-15

Construction

Added information regarding the Protection of Personal Identifiable Information (PII)

3-17-15

Design Standards

Added new sections Architecture and Site Design and Accessibility Standards Supplemental Guidance.
3-9-15

Design

Design Deliverables

Forms/Templates/Samples/Guidelines

Updated the Scope & Cost Validation Report template.
3-9-15 Design Standards
 

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