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State Designer Selection Board

Active dates:1974-
Function: The State Designer Selection Board (SDSB) selects the primary designer on building construction or remodeling projects as requested by state agencies (except CAAPB), the University of Minnesota, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities on all projects with an estimated cost greater than $2,000,000.00 or planning projects with estimated fees greater than $200,000.00. Selection for Primary Designer is based on qualifications.
Membership: As of 2013, 7 members.
Each of the following four organizations shall nominate one individual who shall be considered by the commissioner of administration: the Consulting Engineers Council, the AIA Minnesota, the Minnesota chapter of the Associated General Contractors, and the Minnesota Board of the Arts Council. The fifth member shall be a representative of the user agency, the University of Minnesota, or the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, designated by the user agency. Remaining two citizen members shall also be appointed by the commissioner. 4-year terms; per diem.; Formerly: appointed by governor (until what date?).

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Internet resource:
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1974-2001.
Record last updated: 09/08/2016

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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