It is requested that Council authorize the execution of a construction contract with Earth-Scapes, Inc. (Phenix City, AL), in the amount of $1,024,202.65, for the Riverwalk Plaza located on 14th Street between Broadway and the 14th Street Bridge.
The work primarily involves demolition of existing street pavement and concrete curb and gutters, and construction of a vehicular and pedestrian friendly Plaza area at grade, with landscaping and site furnishings.
On August 14, 2014, bid postcard invitations were mailed to ninety vendors and bid specifications were posted on the web pages of the Purchasing Division and Georgia Procurement Registry. Three bids were received on October 24, 2014. This bid has been advertised, opened and reviewed. The bidders were:
Funds are budgeted in the FY15 Budget: Paving Fund Supported Capital Projects – General Construction – 14th Street Pedestrian Plaza; 0508-660-3000-CPPF-7661-21056-20110. This project is funded 80% by Georgia Department of Transportation per Resolution #411-10, amended by Resolution #43-13.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute Change Order 1 with River City Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $34,145.55 for the Metro Police Building project. Funds are budgeted in the FY15 Budget: General Fund Supported Capital Projects – Building Improvement – CPD Building 10th Avenue; 0508-660-1000-CPGF-7663-22935-20140.