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File #: 1470-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/11/2013 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/15/2013 Final action: 7/18/2013
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to execute a construction contract with Quandel Construction Group for the 910 Dublin Road Building Improvements Project; for the Division of Water; to authorize a transfer and expenditure up to $7,555,222.40 within the Water Works Enlargement Voted Bonds Fund; and to amend the 2013 Capital Improvements Budget. ($7,555,222.40)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1470-2013 Bid Tab, 2. ORD 1470-2013 QFF, 3. ORD 1470-2013 Information, 4. ORD 1470-2013 Sub ID, 5. ORD 1470-2013 Map
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Quandel Construction Group, in the amount of $7,555,222.40, for the 910 Dublin Road Building Improvements Project, Division of Water Contract Number 1145.

Work under this contract will include replacements and additions to the 910 Dublin Road facility, as described below.

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT: The 910 Dublin Road facility has not had any major improvements since an addition was added in 1988. Improvements include:

MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) upgrades; will significantly improve the efficiencies of the mechanical systems.

Roof and windows; current fixtures are a major source of air and water infiltration into the building - these replacements will aid in improving energy efficiencies and reducing damage to the building.

CNG (compressed natural gas) detection system; will allow the division to continue its green effort of purchasing and utilizing CNG powered vehicles and add the capability of our fleet maintenance group to work on these vehicles.

Halon fire suppression system; existing system is not in good working order and halon is no longer an acceptable dry agent; the replacement of these fire suppression systems will ensure the operation of our water control center and will utilize an acceptable dry agent.

PA system; will allow for mass notification to employees and the public that are in the facility in the event of an emergency.

ADA compliance; will also bring the building up to code by upgrading the elevator, restrooms, and egress pathways. These renovations will improve the accessibility of our facility for both our employees and our customers.

3. CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened four bids on June 5, 2013 from: Quandel Construction Group - $7,555,222.40; ...

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