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File #: 1961-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/2/2018 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 7/23/2018 Final action: 7/25/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of Recreation and Parks to modify the contract with OHM Advisors for additional design work associated with the Davis Center Renovation Project; to authorize the transfer of $50,000.00 between projects within the Recreation and Parks Bond Fund; to amend the 2018 Capital Improvements Budget; to authorize the expenditure of $50,000.00 from the Recreation and Parks Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($50,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Davis Center Modifications
Explanation

This ordinance is to authorize the Director of the Recreation and Parks Department to modify the contract with OHM for additional design work associated with the Davis Center Renovation Project.

Background: OHM Advisors entered into contract with the Department of Recreation and Parks to prepare construction documents for the renovations to the Davis Center. Those plans include exterior modifications and improvements as well as interior. Plans will include replacing electrical, HVAC, windows, reconfigure rooms, new floors, painting, upgrading plumbing, ADA upgrades and replacing the terraces on the front and back of the building. This modification includes $50,000.00 needed for completion of the necessary construction documents. This modification is necessary as a result of evaluation that was completed to determine the scope of the proposed renovations and to coordinate the improvements with the Franklin Conservatory.

There was no quorum during the July Recreation and Parks Commission Meeting. Per the present Commissioners this ordinance was requested to be sent thru the legislation approval process in order to avoid a delay with this project. There is August recess for Commission and Council.

Principal Parties:
OHM Advisors
580 North 4th Street, Suite 630
Columbus, OH 43215
Jim Houk, 614-474-1100
CCN: 38-1691323
January 2, 2020

Emergency Justification: An emergency is being requested so there will not be a stoppage in work which OHM is currently engaged. Approval will allow the Consultant to continue with their work and allow the Department to anticipate construction in 2019.

Benefits to the Public: By renovating the facility, it will enhance both the park and the facilities for the neighborhood as well as the regional community.

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