Upon recommendation of the
architect or engineer, the university may authorize or submit to the
Board Office for approval change orders to the construction contract.
All change orders shall be
submitted on standard change order forms and shall be accompanied by an
explanation of the reason for the change.
of change orders shall be as provided in Section 9.09B of this Manual.
orders approved by the university shall be reported to the Board Office.
Contract change orders
requiring approval of the Board Office shall not be signed by the chief
business officer until approved.
Retention from Payments on Contracts
Retention from payments to construction contractors
are governed by provisions of Iowa Code, including Chapter 262
Iowa Code provides for prompt payment by the
contractor to its subcontractors.
1. The services and materials furnished as part of Regent construction projects are generally exempt from state sales tax.
provides two options to deal with
universities may issue exemption certificates to contractors and
subcontractors allowing them to purchase, or withdraw from inventory,
building materials for the contract free from Iowa sales tax following
Department of Revenue procedures, or
c. The Conditions of the Contract for all Regent construction projects shall identify whether exemption certificates will be issued.