Rd instruction 1924-a table of Contents




Yüklə 1.23 Mb.
səhifə15/50
tarix17.04.2016
ölçüsü1.23 Mb.
1   ...   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   ...   50

40

(Revision 1)


RD Instruction 1924-A

§1924.13 (a) (Con.)

(1) Exception. Any request for National Office consent to an exception being made for complete architectural services should include the proposed drawings and specifications, method of providing specific services, the comments and recommendations of the Rural Development State Architect, and any other pertinent information. The State Director must determine that any services for which an exception is requested can be performed by qualified State or District Office staff members.
(2) Selecting the architect. The applicant is responsible for selecting the architect. The District Director with the advice of the State architect/engineer should discuss with the applicant the selection of the architect for the job as early as possible to assist in the site selection and participate in early consultations regarding project scope and design.
(3) Architectural fees. Fees for architectural services shall not exceed the fee ordinarily charged by the profession for similar work when Rural Development financing is not involved. The fee should cover only the architectural services rendered by the architect. The reduction or elimination of any services described in paragraph (a)(5) of this section shall be directly reflected in the fee. Fees for special services rendered by the architects, such as the packaging of the loan application or additional nonarchitectural services, will not be authorized to be paid with loan funds. (Revised 03-16-94, SPECIAL PN.)
(4) Agreement between borrower and architect. The borrower and architect will execute a written agreement. The agreement must provide:
(i) The services listed in paragraph (a)(5) of this section.
(ii) The amount of the fee and how it will be determined and paid.
(iii) that the agreement and any amendments to the agreement shall not be in full force and effect until concurred with in writing by the State Director or the State Director's delegate, and it will contain the following provision:

41

(Revision 1)


(05-12-87) SPECIAL PN

RD Instruction 1924-A

§1924.13 (a)(4)(iii) (Con.)

Rural Development, as potential lender or insurer of funds to defray the cost of this agreement and without liability for any payments thereunder, hereby concurs in the form, content and the execution of this agreement.

Date ___________ __________________________

Rural Development Approval Official


__________________________

Title
(5) Specific services. Architectural services will include six consecutive phases as follows:


(i) Schematic design phase. The architect will:
(A) Consult with the applicant to obtain available information pertinent to the project requirements.
(B) Consult with Rural Development State architect/engineer about Rural Development requirements and procedures.
(C) Assist in preparing the project design after analyzing engineering and survey data on the site selected by applicant.
(D) Prepare schematic design studies consisting of drawings and other documents illustrating the scale and relationship of project components for the applicant's approval.
(E) Submit estimates of current development costs based on current area, volume, or other unit costs.
(F) When the applicant and Rural Development have accepted the schematic design studies and estimated development costs, the project architect may be authorized to proceed with the next phase.

42

(Revision 1)


(05-12-87) SPECIAL PN

RD Instruction 1924-A

§1924.13 (a)(5) (Con.)

(ii) Design development phase. The architect will:


(A) Prepare the design development exhibits from the accepted schematic design studies for approval by the applicant. These exhibits should consist of drawings and other documents to fix and describe the size and character of the entire project as to structural, mechanical, and electrical systems, materials, and other essentials as appropriate.
(B) Submit a further statement of probable construction cost.

42A

(Added 03-16-94, SPECIAL PN)


(05-12-87) SPECIAL PN

RD Instruction 1924-A

§ 1924.13(a)(5)(ii) (Con.)
(C) Obtain applicant and Rural Development approval of drawings, specifications, and authorization to proceed with next phase.
(iii) Construction documents phase. The architect will:
(A) Prepare the working drawings and specifications from the approved design development drawings and set forth in detail the requirements for the construction of the entire project in accordance with applicable regulations and codes; for example, necessary bidding information, assistance in preparing bidding forms, conditions of the construction contract, and the form of agreement between applicant/owner and contractor.
(B) Submit a final and more comprehensive statement of probable development cost. It should show a breakdown of the estimated total development cost of the project and the various trades in enough detail for an adequate review.
(C) Obtain the acceptance of the applicant and Rural Development for contract documents, including approval of the final drawings and specifications and authorization to proceed.
(D) Discuss with the applicant various items as they develop.
(iv) Bidding or negotiation phase. The architect will, as appropriate, for a bidded or negotiated contract:
(A) Assist in review and selection of bidders and submission of contract documents to selected bidders.
(B) Assist in the interpretation of drawings and specifications, and other contract documents.
(C) Receive and tabulate all bids.
(D) Review the bids and the negotiated proposals and assist in the award and preparation of construction contracts.
(v) Construction phase. This phase includes the administration of the construction contract. It will commence with the award of the construction contract and end when the borrower makes final payment to the contractor. The architect will:

1   ...   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   ...   50


Verilənlər bazası müəlliflik hüququ ilə müdafiə olunur ©azrefs.org 2016
rəhbərliyinə müraciət

    Ana səhifə