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File #: 15-881    Name: Design Contract for Fire Station #9
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Items
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 9/15/2015 Final action:
Title: Consider/Discuss/Act on a Resolution Authorizing the Interim City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Contract with Conduit A+D of McKinney, Texas for Architectural and Engineering Services Related to the Design and Construction of Fire Station # 9
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Conduit A+D Proposal, 3. FS9 Location Map
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Consider/Discuss/Act on a Resolution Authorizing the Interim City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Contract with Conduit A+D of McKinney, Texas for Architectural and Engineering Services Related to the Design and Construction of Fire Station # 9

 

Summary

 

MEETING DATE:                     September 15, 2015

 

DEPARTMENT:                      Development Services / Fire Department

 

CONTACT:                       Patricia L. Jackson, P.E., Facilities Construction Manager

                     Danny Kistner, Fire Chief

 

 

RECOMMENDED CITY COUNCIL ACTION:                     

                     Approval of the Resolution.

 

ITEM SUMMARY: 

                     This Resolution authorizes a professional services contract to provide architectural and engineering services related to the design and construction of Fire Station # 9 located on the east side of Lake Forest Drive between University Drive and Wilmeth Road.

                     The selected consultant team, Conduit A+D, in association with Architects Phelps / Wood, submitted a proposal to provide professional architectural and engineering services for Fire Station # 9 which will be based upon the original design of existing Fire Station #7.

                     Conduit A+D has submitted a proposal to provide complete professional architectural and engineering services related to the design and construction of Fire Station # 9 in an amount of $360,000.

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION: 

                     Conduit A+D is a professional architectural consulting firm based in McKinney, Texas. The studio's services include residential, commercial, and civic architectural design.

                     Architects Phelps / Wood is a professional architectural consulting firm based in Frisco and McKinney, Texas specializing in municipal facilities, fire stations, senior centers, civic centers, community centers and maintenance facilities.

                     Architects Phelps / Wood provided complete architectural and engineering design services on Fire Station # 5, Fire Station # 6, Fire Station # 7 and Fire Station # 8. The design of Wysong Central Fire Station was a collaborative effort between the principals of Conduit A+D and Architects Phelps / Wood.

                     In developing the best procurement method for this project, an independent review of potential firms for this type of work was considered, and the team of Conduit A+D and Architects Phelps / Wood are the best qualified firms to provide the required professional services for this project. 

 

FINANCIAL SUMMARY: 

                     Fire Station # 9 (FI3244) is a FY14-15 Capital Improvements Program funded by general obligation funds and funds approved in the 2006 and 2010 bond elections.

                     The Resolution authorizes a professional services contract for architectural and engineering services, including potential changes to the scope of services, with Conduit A+D for an amount not to exceed $390,000.

 

BOARD OR COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION:

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