Resolution to Approve Contract with Beckett and Raeder, Incorporated for $192,032.00 to Implement Construction Phase of West Park Construction Improvement Project
Attached for your review and action is a resolution to approve a professional services contract in the amount of $192,032.00 with Beckett and Raeder, Incorporated, to oversee the implementation of the construction project (R-09-468, Resolution to Award a Conditional Contract to Site Development, Inc. in the Amount of $1,374,082.00) at West Park.
Beckett and Raeder Inc. was initially under contract to design a storm water master plan for West Park, to oversee geotechnical investigation and surveying, and to produce construction documents. This work was completed under an existing general professional services contract which enabled pre-qualified consultants to perform work related to park projects (R-08-239).
As Beckett and Raeder, Inc. has performed the work on the West Park project thus far, they are the most qualified to continue work on this project. The construction oversight includes daily field inspection for approximately 30 weeks, as well as providing the documentation necessary to fulfill the funding requirements, overseeing the field testing and providing construction reports, providing the permit documents required by the City, and answering questions of the contractor and other testing agencies.
Beckett and Raeder, Inc. was the most qualified consultant chosen to perform the work on the West Park project. It is standard practice for the same consultant to perform design work and construction oversight as they have the most knowledge about the project and a stake in the successful outcome of the construction, both from a liability standpoint, and for the reputation of the firm.
The project features the implementation of a stormwater master plan as well as pathway enhancements, stair replacement, seating built into the hillside at the historic bandshell, a boardwalk an...Click here for full text