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File #: 19-0005    Version: 2 Name: 1/22/19 - ITB 4553 WTP 2018 Architectural and Structural Repairs
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/22/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/22/2019 Final action: 1/22/2019
Enactment date: 1/22/2019 Enactment #: R-19-028
Title: Resolution to Award Contract for the Water Treatment Plant Architectural and Structural Repairs - ITB No. 4553 ($2,156,037.65) to RAM Construction Services of Michigan, Inc.
Attachments: 1. ITB_4553_BidTab.pdf, 2. Contract_ITB 4553_WTP 2018 ArchStruct Repairs.pdf, 3. ITB 4553_Addendum 1_12.6.2018.pdf
Title
Resolution to Award Contract for the Water Treatment Plant Architectural and Structural Repairs - ITB No. 4553 ($2,156,037.65) to RAM Construction Services of Michigan, Inc.
Memorandum
This memorandum and resolution requests approval to award a contract to RAM Construction Services of Michigan, Inc. (RAM) for the Architectural and Structural Repairs - ITB No. 4553 ($2,156,037.65).

The Water Treatment Services Unit (WTSU) maintains approximately 20 building envelopes and roofing systems throughout the City including the Water Treatment Plant (WTP), two hydroelectric dam powerhouses, and five remote pump stations. These envelopes and systems are different ages. The WTP buildings, for example, are comprised of original 1938 construction and various expansions completed in 1949, 1965, 1974, 1996, 2008 and 2014.

Based on roofing and building envelope (masonry) evaluations completed in 2017, several of the buildings, pump stations and hydroelectric dam powerhouses were found to exist in various conditions ranging from very poor to just satisfactory.

The roofing evaluation found that many of the roof systems have exceeded their service life and show signs of deteriorated sealant, deteriorated flashing and failed insulation, and experience leaks that have resulted in water damage. The masonry evaluation found major masonry distress and delamination, with widespread areas of cracked masonry units and deteriorated mortar joints on some of the older wall systems that date back to 1938. Roofs should not be replaced prior to addressing any building envelope (masonry) repairs.

The scope of the project for this contract includes masonry restoration and roofing repairs and replacement in accordance with prioritized recommendations from the study and design phases. The goal of the repairs is to restore the WTP facilities to structural soundness and prolong useful life while maintaining overall general appearances (color, style, details, materials, etc.). Due t...

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