Office of Capital Programs

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What We Do

The Office of Capital Programs centrally manages construction, renovation, and preservation projects at 20 DSHS hospitals, residential habilitation centers, institutions, and community facilities. This activity is supported by the agency’s capital budget, totaling $25 million to $75 million each biennium.

Functions include:

  • Develop the Biennial Capital Budget and Ten-Year Capital Plan
  • Manage all design and construction aspects for funded capital projects including budget control and schedule compliance. This includes management of Public Works construction contracts as delegated by the Department of General Administration to the DES/DSHS Team.
  • Assess and monitor the condition of all facilities, building systems, and infrastructure systems and make recommendations for required maintenance, preservation, replacement or demolition.
  • Provide technical or engineering assistance and advice to the hospitals, residential habilitation centers, institutions, and community facilities for maintenance, environmental, code compliance, design, and construction issues.
  • Financial administration of the Capital Budget
  • Manage energy and resource conservation efforts in DSHS owned facilities and institutions.