LAO 2002-03 Budget Analysis: Capital Outlay Issue-By-Issue TOC Analysis of the 2002-03 Budget Bill
Capital Outlay Issue-By-Issue Contents


Spending by Department

Funding Sources for Capital Spending

Proposed Economic Stimulus Package

Bond Funding and Debt Service Payments

Debt Service Costs to Total $3.1 Billion

Debt Service Ratio Would Rise Modestly

Crosscutting Issues

California Infrastructure Plan

Why the Plan Is Important

What Should the Legislature Do?

Capital Outlay Project Management Fees

Concerns With DGS Project Management Fees

LAO Recommendation

Funding Higher Education Capital Outlay

Priorities and Criteria

Construction Cost Guidelines

Year-Round Operation

Utilization of Facilities

Departmental Issues

Department of Justice (0820)

No Justification for New DNA Laboratory

Department of General Services (1760)

State Building Seismic Retrofit Program

California Conservation Corps (3340)

Delta Service District Center Construction

Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (3540)

Projects Recommended for Approval

South Operations Area Headquarters Recommend Approval Contingent on Review of Preliminary Plans

Five Lease-Payment Bond Projects Are Proposed for Full Funding of All Project Phases

Department of Parks and Recreation (3790)

Projects Without Completed Preliminary Plans

No Preliminary Plans for Border Field State Park Project

DPR Support Budget Does Not Appear to Accurately Offset Capital Outlay Project Management Costs

Department of Developmental Services (4300)

Lanterman Security Improvement Project Behind Schedule and Not Complete

Department of Mental Health (4440)

Previously Funded Projects

New Proposals

Projects Recommended for Approval Contingent on Review of Preliminary Plans

Department of Corrections (5240)

Construction of the New California State Prison II at Delano on Hold

Department of the Youth Authority (5460)

Previously Funded Projects:

New Proposals:

Department Has Not Provided Mental HealthTreatment Program Implementation Plan Detail

University of California (6440)

UC Capital Outlay Plans Should Be Based on Full Implementation of Year-Round Operation

Garamendi Bonds Are an Option to Fund Research Facilities

Projects Recommended for Reduction

Irvine: Computer Science Unit 3

Los Angeles: Engineering 1 Seismic Mitigation

Santa Cruz, Humanities and Social Sciences Facility

California State University (6610)

Capital Outlay Plan Should Reflect Fuller Use of Year-Round Operation

Information on CSU's Utilization of Facilities Is Needed

Projects Recommended for Deletion

Los Angeles: Science Replacement Building

San Luis Obispo: Engineering and Architecture Renovation and Replacement, Phase II

Projects Recommended for Reduction

San Francisco: J. Paul Leonard Library, Addition and Renovation, Phases 1 and 2

San Marcos: Academic Hall II, Building 13

Stanislaus: Science II (Seismic)

California Community Colleges (6870)

Capital Outlay Plans Should Be Based on Year-Round Operation

Community Colleges Should Report Utilization

Military Department (8940)

Facility Survey and Master Plan Phase II Not Complete

Department of Veterans Affairs (8955-60)

Yountville: Needed Federal Matching Funds Currently Unavailable