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File #: 18-0078 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 - NORTHWEST/SOUTHWEST NEIGHBORHOOD IDENTIFICATION SIGNS
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A RFB 2018-05 - Legal Advertisement, 3. Exhibit B NW_SW Neighborhood sign locations, 4. Exhibit C Proposed sign, 5. Exhibit D Construction Document
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: DJ Lee, Property/ Project Manager
THROUGH: Jeff Costello, CRA Executive Director
DATE: August 15, 2018

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REQUEST FOR BIDS - NORTHWEST/SOUTHWEST NEIGHBORHOOD IDENTIFICATION SIGNS

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Authorize the CRA Staff to issue the Request for Bids for the installation of new neighborhood monument identification signs in the Northwest/Southwest neighborhoods.

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Background:
In the early 2000s, the City coordinated with the various neighborhood associations in the Northwest/Southwest (NW/SW) Neighborhoods to install free-standing neighborhood identification signs for each association, which typically corresponded with the associate subdivision plat of the area. Overtime, the existing signs have deteriorated, and they need to be replaced.

On November 28, 2016, the CRA Board directed CRA Staff to remove the existing severely damaged neighborhood signs. CRA Staff was also tasked with starting a dialogue with NW/SW Neighborhood block captains and community leaders for suggestions on whether to: replace the damaged/destroyed signs with the same design and material or provide an entirely different design.

After numerous community meetings to discuss the sign designs and presentation of various concepts, the consensus was that that the existing free-standing wood neighborhood signs should be replaced with simulated brick monument identification signs (“Monument Signs”).

Based on the community consensus, on June 5, 2018, the CRA entered a Work Assignment Currie, Sowards, Aguila Architects for the final design of the Monument Signs and bid specifications.

CRA Staff has been working with City staff, including the City Engineer, to conduct sight visibility analyses at the proposed locations for the Monument Signs to ensure there will be no safety issues. The CRA has entered into a work assignment with a land surveyor, Williams P.S.M, to provide the legal descriptions and general lay...

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