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Annual Recurring Maintenance
Disposal of Solid Waste increased from $387,000 to $560,000........
This work is performed under contract, and involves the removal of solid waste from various buildings in the Capitol Complex. These include the Capitol, the House and Senate Office Buildings, the Botanic Garden and the Supreme Court Building, funding for which is provided in another appropriation. For fiscal year 1994, an increase of $173,000 is requested to cover the cost of these services. The District of Columbia increased disposal fees at the regional waste disposal site. Based on the present tonnage (approximately 4,000 tons) disposed annually, a total need of $173,000 is required. fraa"
NEW POSITIONS REQUESTED
3 WG-6 Gardeners.
Total 3 new positions @ annual cost of.
3- GARDENERS, WG-6: Three new positions and an amount of $108,000 are
These positions are required to maintain the additional workload
The current water truck, a 1966 Ford, is worn out and repairs are so costly and frequent that replacement is required. A truck equipped with a 300 gallon capacity water tank and hose is required for watering the annual flowers and evergreen plantings in the numerous security planters. Such a truck is also required for the planting and proper watering of individual trees and shrubs during their first few weeks of becoming established.
Annual Recurring Maintenance (continued)
Supplies and Materials increased from $120,000 to $123,000.
A $3,000 increase to Supplies and Materials is requested to provide
Total Annual Recurring Maintenance.
Replacement of Water Truck....
OTHER INCREASES - NONRECURRING ITEMS
Total Cyclical Maintenance.
Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements.
The main justification for this new program is found in the "Capitol Buildings" justifications on pages 5.27 5.31.
Priority work proposed for the Capitol Grounds during fiscal year
Thus an amount of $50,000 is requested on a "No Year" basis and it
This appropriation provides for the care of the Capitol Grounds as defined in the Act of July 31, 1946, as
For many years, the Capitol Grounds comprised only the area lying between Independence Avenue and Constitution
With the acquisition in recent years of the Hart Senate Office Building site and the streets added by Public
The Architect performs his duties under authority of the Acts of August 15, 1876 (19 Stat. 147), March 4, 1929
employees in care of the Grounds of House Office Buildings and Annexes, Capitol Power Plant and landscaped areas around and above underground garages, Southeast and Southwest Grounds.* employees in care of the Grounds of Senate Office Buildings, Northeast and Northwest Grounds.* employees in care of the Grounds in vicinity of Capitol Building.*
employees for tree surgery work.
employees on lawn irrigation systems.
employees for maintenance of motor and other mechanical equipment.
employees on sewer and concrete work.
employees for direction, supervision, and clerical work.
employees for direction and supervision of specialized planting, pruning, spraying, landscape work and gardening.
new gardener positions.*
Includes trimming, cultivating, weeding, planting, transplanting, spraying, pruning.
grass cutting, and other gardening functions.
During inclement weather, the Capitol grounds employees are used for such work as repair and sharpening of tools, repair of equipment, cleaning debris from the Capitol, and other miscellaneous cleaning work. They are also used for raking and removing leaves, snow removal, and assisting in preparing for functions, band concerts, parades, unveiling exercises and other Capitol ceremonies, Flag Day exercises, Inaugural Ceremonies, and the like.