|(a) Definition and categories of change.
(1) Changes--Any alteration, addition, relocation,
or other form of renovation to the Capitol building, Capitol extension
building, General Land Office building, and/or their grounds.
(2) Changes may be divided into three categories:
(A) construction, restoration, and repairs;
(B) relocations/additions of furnishings and artwork;
(C) maintenance and custodial.
(b) Construction, restoration, and repairs.
(1) All changes involving construction, restoration,
and repairs, as defined in this subsection, shall be approved in writing
by the office of the State Preservation Board before change may occur.
Changes include, but are not limited to:
(A) artwork (historical);
(B) built-in appliances;
(C) concrete work;
(E) earthwork and plantings;
(F) electrical work;
(H) floor coverings;
(I) furnishings (historical);
(N) masonry work;
(O) metalwork (including roofing);
(P) paint and other applied finishes (including color
and reflectance selection);
(Q) parking configuration;
(R) plaster work;
(T) removal of materials;
(U) telecommunications installation;
(V) window coverings;
(W) woodwork (including refinishing and bookshelves
built in or attached to the building in a manner that makes the bookshelves
(2) A status report listing all changes approved during
the previous period shall be provided by the executive director to
all State Preservation Board members at or before each board meeting.
(3) Any change approved by the office of the State
Preservation Board and of a dollar construction amount over $10,000
shall subsequently require final approval by the State Preservation
Board in open meeting.
(4) All changes, regardless of cost, that occur in
areas under the jurisdiction of the State Preservation Board and result
in a different room or area configuration from existing room or area
use, alter existing wall partition configurations, substantially affect
original materials, or that seek to restore the original appearance
of an area will require to be approved by the State Preservation Board
before change may occur.
(5) State agency directors, or their assignees, and
state legislators, upon denial of a change request by the office of
the State Preservation Board, may bring their request before the board
at the next open meeting for a final ruling.
(c) Furnishings and artwork.
(1) A change request form must be filled out if a change
(permanent additions, loans, location changes, and maintenance) related
to the state-owned objects of historical significance in the buildings
and on the grounds is sought.
(2) Changes to furnishings and artwork must be approved
by the curator of the Capitol.
(d) Maintenance and custodial.
(1) Usual maintenance is defined as any work necessary
for the continual upkeep of the grounds, building, and furnishings
therein. Usual maintenance includes changing of light bulbs, repainting
with identical color, texture, and reflectance value of paint; and
preventative and routine maintenance of heating, air conditioning,
or plumbing systems. The agency head, or assignee, is to make requests
for usual maintenance, of a value under $5,000, to the office of the
State Preservation Board.
(2) Custodial or regular cleaning shall be directed
by the occupying agency for their area. Public areas shall be maintained
at the direction of the office of the State Preservation Board.
(3) Major maintenance is defined as any non-emergency
upkeep of the buildings or grounds that exceeds the cost of $5,000,
such as repainting, baseboard replacement, wood refinishing, replacement
of ceiling tiles or panels, and replacement of light fixtures.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §111.16 adopted to be effective November 18, 1988, 13 TexReg 5555; amended to be effective November 12, 1991, 16 TexReg 6129; amended to be effective April 12, 1994, 19 TexReg 2197; amended to be effective April 30, 2000, 25 TexReg 3525; amended to be effective July 1, 2012, 37 TexReg 4891