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File #: 15-9373    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/4/2018 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 2/11/2019 Final action: 2/11/2019
Title: Construction Manager at Risk Services for the Innovation Barn Renovations
Attachments: 1. Location Map - Construction Manager at Risk Services for the Innovation Barn Renovations Project
Title
Construction Manager at Risk Services for the Innovation Barn Renovations
Action
Action
Authorize the City Manager to negotiate and approve a Construction Manager at Risk contract in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 with J.E. Dunn Construction Company for the Innovation Barn Renovation project.

Body
Staff Resource(s):
Mike Davis, Engineering and Property Management
William Haas, Engineering and Property Management

Explanation
* This project is the result of a public-private partnership between the City of Charlotte and Envision Charlotte to implement and promote a circular economy. This project includes the renovation of a City-owned facility at a reduced cost through use of donated materials.
* Envision Charlotte will use the 36,000-square-foot facility for community space to provide programs specializing in the circular economy.
* This initiative will divert trash from the landfill, create jobs, drive innovation and economic development and will lead the City's transformation into this new economy.
* On May 14, 2018, City Council approved a $500,000 grant and a five-year lease agreement with Envision Charlotte to lease a vacant City building at 932 Seigle Avenue in Council District 1.
* As part of the FY 2019 budget, Council approved funding for the renovation of 932 Seigle Avenue as part of the agreement with Envision Charlotte.
* Envision Charlotte and its design team will develop the plans to support the circular economy concept, submit the drawings for a building permit, and provide drawings appropriate for bidding to the City and J.E. Dunn.
* The City has selected the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) project delivery method to provide more effective coordination, more certainty with project costs and fast track schedule, and to better mitigate risks during construction.
* On July 20, 2018, the City issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ); six proposals were received.
* J.E. Dunn Construction Company is the firm best qualified to me...

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