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File #: 3261-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/16/2018 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To amend the 2018 Capital Improvements Budget; to authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into a contract modification with Complete General Construction Company in connection with the Downtown Streetscape - Short North SID -- High Street Improvements Phase 2 project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $500,000.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($500,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 3261-2018 Short North SID const mod 1
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Service to modify and increase an existing construction contract with Complete General Construction Company for the Downtown Streetscape - Short North SID -- High Street Improvements Phase 2 project in an amount up to $500,000.00.
Ordinance 3086-2017 authorized the Director of Public Service to enter into a contract with Complete General Construction Company for the construction of the Downtown Streetscape - Short North SID -- High Street Improvements Phase 2 project and to provide for construction administration and inspection services.

The work performed to date for this project consists of underground vault work, resurfacing of N. Hight Street within the project limits, and the installation of curb and sidewalk. Ongoing work consists of installation of landscaping planters and surface elements.

Modification 1 will consist of replenishing the balance of the contingency, which may or may not be used. Unforeseen conditions depleted the original contingency amount established for this contract. It is necessary to re-establish a contingency amount in case other unforeseen circumstances are encountered so the current construction schedule will not be disrupted or delayed.

The original contract amount: $8,845,375.75 (PO096521, Ord. 3086-2017)
The total of Modification No. 1: $500,000.00 (This Ordinance)
The contract amount including all modifications: $9,345,375.75

Searches in the System for Award Management (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against Complete General Construction Company.

2. UNPLANNED MODIFICATION
This is an unplanned modification. The original contingency amount was used to address unanticipated issues (restoring the site for special events in the area, waterproofing basements, temporary pole removals, sidewalk installation at the convention center, and f...

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