Statewide Capital Expenditure Planning Frequently Asked Questions
A: Yes. The following options should be selected when reporting these particular projects: Type of Financing Cash, Other; Specify Type: ARRA; Source of Funds: Federal Funds
A: Please coordinate your response with the CFO of the large university system. That person is welcome to send the Bond Review Board their form for no projects for the component agencies that do not have any planned expenditures.
A: The CEP is for capital expenditures that an agency or institution of higher education will own at the end of the financing period. Although, the legislature requested that the annual operating costs of the Data Center be placed in the capital rider section of the agency appropriations, because the costs are operational, they are not required to be reported in the CEP reports.
A: Article IX, Section 11.03(e) of the General Appropriations Act states that the THECB and Bond Review Board shall eliminate redundant reporting by consolidating the CEP and the THECB’s Master Plan report to the greatest extent possible.
A: We are requesting that participating agencies and institutions of higher education use the tax-exempt rate of 6.0%.
A: The CEP is for reporting capital expenditures that an agency or institution of higher education will own at the end of the financing period. Lease purchases that do not have an option to purchase (LWOP) should not be reported.
A: Per Sec. 11.03, an agency or institution of higher education appropriated funds by this (the General Appropriations) Act shall supply to the Bond Review Board capital planning information relating to projects subject to this section and financing options for the 2020-21 fiscal biennium in a format and according to guidelines developed by the Bond Review Board.
**Online Reporting System
A: Please send us an email requesting the username and password for your agency.
A: Yes your agency would be the reporting agency, because the project being completed with the grant funds is your agency’s project.
A : Just submit the form for no projects, as long as your agency does not have projects regarding:
(1) land acquisition;
(2) construction of building and other facilities;
(3) renovations of buildings and other facilities estimated to exceed $1 million in the aggregate for a single state agency or institution of higher education; or
(4) major information resources projects estimated to exceed $1 million.
A: Either signature is acceptable.