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File #: ID 19-0335    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/29/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/21/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: Resolution Approving Contract No. 2019-0330 with Samet Corporation in the Amount of $433,662 for Fire Station No. 7
Attachments: 1. 19-0335 Resolution CMAR Fire Station 7

Title
Resolution Approving Contract No. 2019-0330 with Samet Corporation in the Amount of $433,662 for Fire Station No. 7

Body
Department: Fire
Council District: 2

Public Hearing: NA
Advertising Date/By: NA

Contact 1 and Phone: Bobby Nugent , 373-2297
Contact 2 and Phone: Kenney McDowell, 373-2302

PURPOSE:
In order to utilize the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) project delivery method for the new Fire Station to replace Fire Station No. 7, City Council approval of the selected Construction Manager is requested. Authorization for the City of Greensboro Fire Chief (Chief Bobby Nugent) to negotiate and execute a preconstruction phase services contract with the Construction Manager for the purpose of developing a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) is requested as well.

BACKGROUND:
In order to better serve and meet the needs of fire protection coverage to the citizens of Greensboro, the Fire Department will be replacing the current fire station located at 1064 Gatewood Avenue. The new station will provide much needed upgrades and services not currently available at this aged station location. ADW Architects will provide the City with full design document services for this new permanent Fire Station.

On January 23, 2019, the Fire Department issued a Request for Qualification (RFQ) for Construction Manager at Risk Services for the construction of the new Fire Station No. 7 Project. The CMAR delivery method was selected because it provides the opportunity to engage the construction contractor during the design phase, who in turn, can provide value engineering and construction insight on complex portions of the proposed work. It also provides for a much more collaborative and open project delivery process with GMP development earlier in the project schedule. This added benefit allows the opportunity if necessary to adjust the project scope prior to completion of design to meet budget constraints.

Five firms submitted a Statement of Qualification (SOQ) by the...

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