Policy FEB Selection of Architect

File: FEB

Selection of Architect

The Board shall employ a licensed architect to design the plans of each proposed building, building addition or extensive renovation.

In selecting architects, the following criteria will be considered:

  1. Experience in school construction.

  1. In special situations, such as facilities for persons with disabilities, evidence of relevant experience.

  1. Creative design ability.

  1. Technical knowledge to control the design so that the best results are obtained for the least amount of money.

  1. Executive and business ability to oversee the proper performance of contracts.

  1. Proven ability in the major phases of planning and construction, pre-design planning, schematic design, design development, bidding and construction.

  1. Proven ability to work cooperatively with others; willingness to consult with staff on educational specifications.

  1. Extent and experience of architect staff in relation to the scope of the planned project.

The Board shall contact the district’s legal counsel prior to entering into a contract with the architect.

Adopted: date of manual adoption

Revised: March 12, 2002

Reviewed: August 9, 2005

Revised: September 23, 2014

LEGAL REF.: C.R.S. 12-25-301 et seq.

Huerfano School District Re-1, Walsenburg, Colorado