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Integration of Information Example 4 - Less Successful Example, Byway Facilities Category

Budget/Cost Breakdown:

# Description Total Cost Requested Match
1. Plumbing 36,000 28,800 7,200
2. Selective Demolition 20,000 16,000 4,000
3. Concrete 5,000 4,000 1,000
4. Floorplan/Finishes 45,000 36,000 9,000
5. Electrical/Lighting 40,000 32,000 8,000
6. Interpretation (professional fees and assembly) 15,000 12,000 3,000
7. Professional Fees (architectural/engineering) 14,600 11,680 2,920
Total $175,600 $140,480 $35,120

This example is less successful because it:

  • Highlights that interpretation is a relatively small percentage of the project budget and does not appear that the requested funding is proportionate to the benefit to byway travelers.
  • Includes prep and concrete work (i.e., demolition and underpinning the foundation) associated with the installation of an elevator (see Work Plan above). Again, the elevator is not included in the project nor is there any reference as to how this would benefit byway travelers so it is unclear why prep and concrete work associated with the installation would be included in the Budget
Updated: 9/3/2013
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