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HCR044.....................................................by STATE AFFAIRS BORAH POST OFFICE - Stating findings of the Legislature and providing that the Department of Administration, upon appropriation of its budget request relating to the Borah Post Office, shall take necessary steps to facilitate and acquire the Borah Post Office in the name of the state and make it available for the use of the state. 02/12 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/13 Rpt prt - to St Aff 02/19 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/20 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 02/25 3rd rdg - ADOPTED - 51-19-0 Floor Sponsors - Wills & Miller Title apvd - To Senate 02/26 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff 03/11 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 10th Ord 03/15 10th Ord - ADOPTED - 29-1-5 AYES -- Andreason, Bailey, Brandt, Bunderson, Burkett, Burtenshaw, Calabretta, Compton, Darrington, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Ingram, Kennedy, Little, Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McKenzie, McWilliams, Noble, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner, Sweet, Werk NAYS -- Keough Absent and excused -- Cameron, Davis, Noh, Stennett, Williams Floor Sponsor - President Pro Tem Geddes Title apvd - to House 03/16 To enrol 03/17 Rpt enrol - Sp signed 03/18 Pres signed - To Secretary of State
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 44 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 2 STATING FINDINGS OF THE LEGISLATURE AND PROVIDING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF 3 ADMINISTRATION, UPON APPROPRIATION OF ITS BUDGET REQUEST RELATED TO THE 4 BORAH POST OFFICE, SHOULD TAKE THE NECESSARY STEPS TO FACILITATE AND COM- 5 PLETE THE ACQUISITION OF THE BORAH POST OFFICE IN THE NAME OF THE STATE OF 6 IDAHO AND MAKE IT AVAILABLE FOR THE USE OF THE STATE. 7 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 8 WHEREAS, real property located at 304 North 8th Street, and commonly known 9 as the Borah Post Office, is currently available to the state of Idaho, with- 10 out monetary consideration, through the United States as federal surplus prop- 11 erty for use pursuant to Section 203(k)(3) of the Federal Property and Admin- 12 istrative Services Act of 1949, as amended (40 U.S.C. 484(k)(3)), and in 13 accordance with the rules and regulations of the United States Department of 14 the Interior; and 15 WHEREAS, the property is comprised of approximately 1.40 acres with a 16 four-story building, plus basement, and consists of approximately 79,879 17 square feet (64,472 net rentable square feet) and 34 total parking spaces; and 18 WHEREAS, the Department of Administration has submitted the required 19 application papers to acquire the property and has specifically conditioned 20 such application on the approval of the Legislature of the acquisition, spe- 21 cifically the appropriation required for operation, maintenance and repair; 22 and 23 WHEREAS, if acquired, it is anticipated that the state could relocate 24 state agencies into the Borah Post Office, both in the currently available 25 space (approximately 26,400 square feet) and as current leases expire and 26 would eventually utilize most of the space in the Borah Post Office for the 27 functions of government and to meet the state's office space needs; and 28 WHEREAS, the state's long-term space needs would be efficiently and cost- 29 effectively served by the availability of the Borah Post Office. 30 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Second Regular Ses- 31 sion of the Fifty-seventh Idaho Legislature, the House of Representatives and 32 the Senate concurring therein, that the Department of Administration, upon 33 appropriation of its budget request related to the Borah Post Office, should 34 take the necessary steps to facilitate and complete the acquisition of the 35 Borah Post Office in the name of the state of Idaho and make it available for 36 the use of the state.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14004c1 This concurrent resolution approves of the Department of Administration taking necessary steps to finalize the acquisition of the Borah Post Office from the United States, pursuant to federal surplus property laws. It is contemplated that the Department of Administration would sublease available space directly to state entities. FISCAL IMPACT There is no cost of acquisition as the federal statutes allow for the conveyance without monetary consideration. The Department of Administration has requested spending authority of $650,000 for FY2005 to cover costs of operation, maintenance and repair. Operation, maintenance and repair costs are generated from tenant lease payments. CONTACT Name: Joanna L. Guilfoy, Deputy Attorney General Agency: Department of Administration Phone: 332-1832 Name: Tim Mason, Statewide Facilities Manager Agency: Division of Public Works Phone: 332-1930 Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Impact HCR 044