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File #: ID 19-0319    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/24/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/21/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: Resolution Authorizing Professional Services Contract in the Amount of $1,259,500 between the City of Greensboro and Vines Architecture, Inc. in Association with EVOKE Studio for Design of Joint Use Facility to Combine the Windsor Community Recreation Center and Vance Chavis Library
Attachments: 1. 2019004_Windsor Community Recreation Center Vance Chavis Library Joint Use Facility_Advance Planning - 50% Schematic Design Phase Proposal_04242019_SUBMITTED.pdf, 2. MWBE Memo for Windsor Chavis Recreation Center and Library Joint-Use Facility.pdf, 3. Vines Architecture SOS.pdf, 4. 19-0319 Windor-Chavis Resolution.pdf
Title
Resolution Authorizing Professional Services Contract in the Amount of $1,259,500 between the City of Greensboro and Vines Architecture, Inc. in Association with EVOKE Studio for Design of Joint Use Facility to Combine the Windsor Community Recreation Center and Vance Chavis Library

Body
Department: Parks and Recreation
Council District: 2

Public Hearing: N/A
Advertising Date/By: N/A

Contact 1 and Phone: Nasha McCray, 433-7360
Contact 2 and Phone: Brigitte Blanton, 373-2716

PURPOSE:
In 2016, residents approved a bond referendum which included funding for the planning of a joint facility to combine Windsor Community Recreation Center and Vance Chavis Library. City Council is requested to approve the professional services contract between the City of Greensboro and Vines Architecture, Inc./EVOKE Studio for the development of the conceptual and schematic design for the Windsor-Chavis joint use facility project.

BACKGROUND:
In December 2018, a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) process was initiated by the City to solicit only professional architectural design services for initial planning of a joint use facility combining Windsor Community Recreation Center and Vance Chavis Library. The City received thirteen responses for professional design services and a stakeholder committee, comprised of key community members and partners, and City staff, completed a weighted review process of the proposals in January 2019. Five of the highest scored firms were selected for interviews, which were held in February 2019. Based on scoring from the proposal reviews and firm interviews, the committee recommended contract award to the architectural team of Vines Architecture, Inc. and EVOKE Studios, which are minority and minority-woman owned firms.

Design services to be completed by Vines Architecture, Inc./EVOKE Studios will include advancing planning services (existing condition analysis, information gathering and visioning, programming and planning, concept desig...

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