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File #: 18-0077 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/9/2018 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 8/15/2018 Final action:
Title: REQUEST FOR BIDS - CRA OFFICE RENOVATIONS PROJECT (20 N. SWINTON AVENUE)
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A RFB 2018-04 - Legal Advertisement, 3. Exhibit B - Excerpt from Construction Documents
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Renée A. Jadusingh, CRA Assistant Director
THROUGH: Jeff Costello, CRA Executive Director
DATE: August 15, 2018

Title
REQUEST FOR BIDS - CRA OFFICE RENOVATIONS PROJECT (20 N. SWINTON AVENUE)
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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Authorize CRA Staff to issue the Request for Bids for the CRA Office Renovations Project (20 N. Swinton Avenue), subject to minor plan and/or bid modifications as may be appropriate prior to bid release date.

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Background:
At the May 7, 2018 CRA Board Meeting, the Board rejected all responses to the Request for Bids (“RFB”) 2018-01 for the CRA Office Expansion Project due to the project being over the CRA’s budgeted amount. CRA Staff also advised the Board that repairs to the existing structure were included in the project, and that a future RFB will be required to effect said repairs.

The repairs to the existing historically significant structure are necessary and include the following:
· Replacing the existing wooden deck at the north entrance, which is severely weathered;
· Replacing damaged decorative shutters;
· Replacing/repairing gutters and downspouts;
· Painting the exterior and interior of the structure;
· Repairing deteriorated wooden siding and structural components;
· Minor interior repairs/upgrades; and
· Other repairs to the structure as may be required.

The construction cost estimate for the project is estimated at approximately $150,000.00. The drawings and technical specifications for the project have been provided by Song + Associates, Inc. in anticipation of advertising the project. The plans are still being reviewed by CRA staff, therefore, it is anticipated that minor revisions to the bid documents will occur, which is anticipated to reduce the overall cost of the project. Copies of the complete bid documents, including drawings and specifications, are available upon request.

Key Dates:
Tentative Bid Advertisement Date Monday, September 10, 2018
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