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File #: 18-4818    Version: 1 Name: Stevens Creek Nature Preserve Building Project
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 6/26/2018 In control: Asset/Facility Management
On agenda: 7/10/2018 Final action:
Title: : Construction Contract - Stevens Creek Nature Preserve Visitors Center
Attachments: 1. SCNP-BIDTAB_Certified_051818.pdf
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Title:

Construction Contract - Stevens Creek Nature Preserve Visitors Center

 

Summary

ACTION:

Award a construction contract to J.M. Cope Construction, Inc. in the amount of $3,730,792

 

 

Staff Contact:                      Charles Snow, AIA, Project Manager, Asset & Facility Management Department

 

 

Presentation:                      No                                          

 

 

BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:

This contract is for construction of a new 11,250 sq. ft. building to be located at the Stevens Creek Nature Preserve (15700 Thompson Road, Mint Hill).  The new building will include spaces such as educational exhibits, classrooms, gift shop, warming kitchen, office space, conference room, and a research lab. The site will include parking, a maintenance building, outdoor classrooms, an accessible path to a new pedestrian bridge at Stevens Creek, and construction of a new entrance drive from Thompson Road to the visitors center.

 

 

PROCUREMENT BACKGROUND:

The project was advertised in the Charlotte Post on March 15, 2018, the Charlotte Observer on March 18, 2018, and the North Carolina Interactive Purchasing System on March 20, 2018. A Pre-Bid Meeting was held on March 28, 2018. At the Bid Opening on April 18, 2018 two bids were received. Because a minimum of three bids is required to open bids, bids were not opened. The project was re-advertised in the Charlotte Post on April 26, 2018, and the Charlotte Observer and the North Carolina Interactive Purchasing System on April 27, 2018. Seven bids were received and opened on May 17, 2018. Based on the lump sum base bid plus contingency allowance, the low bidder is J.M. Cope Construction, Inc. in the amount of $3,730,792.

 

Anticipated MWSBE Utilization:

 

Prime Contractor  MBE 0%  WBE 0%  SBE 0%

 

Sub-Contractors  MBE 18%  WBE 11%  SBE 1.5%

 

Attachment: Bid Tabulation

 

POLICY IMPACT:

N/A

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

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