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File #: 17-1258    Version: 1 Name: 10/16/17 - Award Elevator Modernization to Schindler
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/16/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/16/2017 Final action: 10/16/2017
Enactment date: 10/16/2017 Enactment #: R-17-387
Title: Resolution to Approve a Contract with Schindler Elevator Corporation for the Modernization of Two Elevators ($379,910.00)
Attachments: 1. RFP_17-16_Document.pdf, 2. CA-7 REVISED contract.pdf, 3. Schindler Proposal 071917.pdf, 4. Schindler Revised Pricing.pdf, 5. Schindler Contract General Conditions Ann Arbor final.pdf, 6. Schindler Terms Conditions Ann Arbor final.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Contract with Schindler Elevator Corporation for the Modernization of Two Elevators ($379,910.00)
Memorandum
We recommend your approval of the attached resolution authorizing a contract in the amount of $379,910.00 with Schindler Elevator Corporation for the modernization of two elevators in City facilities. The project involves the removal of the existing elevator machine room components, control system, cab interior and other components from the traction style, freight elevator in the rear of the Larcom City Hall. The project also includes the removal of the hydraulic system, control system, cab interior and other components from the hydraulic elevator located in Fire Station #1. New equipment would replace the obsolete equipment and many other components would be either reused or refurbished based on the elevator study completed earlier this year by an outside consulting firm.

The rear freight elevator is original to City Hall and is 55 years old. The unit has never been modernized or upgraded and is unreliable. Parts are very difficult to obtain and frequently require using salvaged parts to keep the unit operable. As the unit is the only elevator that accesses the 7th floor (mechanical penthouse), keeping it in service is important.

The hydraulic elevator is also original to Fire Station #1 and is 40 years old. The unit has never been modernized or upgraded and is prone to breakdowns. Parts are difficult to obtain and used parts have been necessary in the recent past. This is the only elevator in Fire Station #1 and provides the required ADA access to the third floor dispatch center and their 24/7 operations.

Complete replacement of these elevators would require significant and costly changes to both buildings. A modernization project upgrades the necessary equipment to extend the lifecycle of the units while triggering a lower level of building modifications under the State codes. Anticipated building modificatio...

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