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Publications iconKansas Register

Volume 41 - Issue 33 - August 18, 2022

State of Kansas

Department of Administration
Office of Facilities and Property Management

Notice of Requested Architectural Services

Notice is hereby given of the commencement of the selection process for architectural services for the complete renovation of the Bison Arena at the Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson. The building will be converted into an agriculture innovation center with mobile displays, a birthing center, sleeping rooms for on-site veterinarians during the fair, commercial kitchen, and the addition of a 50” diameter grain bin at the northwest corner of the building, and a connecting link to house observation and meeting rooms. The project will include renovation of the building’s exterior envelope, including tuckpointing the brick, new windows, new doors, new roof, gutters and downspouts, and new exterior paths and sidewalks. The project will also include renovation of the entire interior, including new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, new plumbing and restrooms, new interior spaces (reference program), new sprinkler system, new elevator, and a new commercial kitchen. The project construction budget is $16,000,000.

An architectural/engineering program is available at For more information contact Bryan Schulz at, phone 620-669-3625.

To be considered, one (1) PDF file of the following should be provided: State of Kansas Professional Qualifications DCC Forms 051-054, inclusive, and information regarding similar projects. These forms may be found at State of Kansas Professional Qualifications DCC Form 050 for each firm and consultant should be provided at the end of each proposal. Please include your firm name, agency abbreviation, and an abbreviated project name in the title of the PDF document. Proposals should be less than 5 Mb and follow the current State Building Advisory Commission guidelines which can be found in Part B –Chapter 2 of the Building Design and Construction Manual at Paper copies and flash drives containing copies of the proposals are not required.

Proposals should be sent to Proposals received after the date and time noted below will not be forwarded to the State Building Advisory Commission for review. If you have questions, call 785-296-0749. The PDF proposal submissions shall be delivered to the attention of Randy Riveland by 2:00 p.m. on or before September 2, 2022.

The State of Kansas, as a matter of public policy, encourages anyone doing business with the State of Kansas to take steps to discourage human trafficking. If prospective bidders/vendors/contractors have any policies or participate in any initiatives that discourage human trafficking, then the prospective bidder/vendor/contractor is encouraged to submit same as part of their bid response.

Frank Burnam, Director
Office of Facilities and Property Management

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