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File #: 15-19648    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/25/2023 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 2/27/2023 Final action: 2/27/2023
Title: Architectural Services for Firehouse #11 Replacement
Attachments: 1. Map_Architectural Services for Firehouse #11 Replacement.pdf
Architectural Services for Firehouse #11 Replacement

A. Approve a contract in the amount of $534,140 with Boomerang Design, PA for architectural services for the Firehouse #11 Replacement project, and

B. Authorize the City Manager to amend the contract consistent with the purpose for which the contract was approved.

Staff Resource(s):
Phil Reiger, General Services
Jennifer Smith, General Services
Kathleen Cishek, General Services
Reginald Johnson, Fire

* Firehouse #11 was one of three firehouses identified in the Construct Fire Facilities Program approved in the FY 2022 budget. The existing firehouse was built in 1958.
* The replacement project will be constructed on the existing site, 620 West 28th Street, in Council District 1. The project includes demolition of the existing facility.
* The new firehouse will include two stories, four bays and approximately 17,000 square feet. The facility will include an additional bay for Fire's Technical Rescue Company.
* On September 18, 2019, the city issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ); 22 submissions across four categories of work were received. Boomerang Design, PA is one of four firms selected for new firehouses.
* Boomerang Design, PA is the best qualified firm to meet the city's needs on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualification of professional services in response to the RFQ requirements for this firehouse.
* City Council will be asked to approve a separate construction contract at a future meeting.

Charlotte Business INClusion
The city negotiated subcontracting participation after the proposal selection process (Part C: 2.1 (h) of the Charlotte Business INClusion Policy). Boomerang Design, PA has committed 23.66% ($126,395) of the total contract amount to the following certified firms:
* Stewart Engineering, Inc. (MBE) (civil and structural engineering)
* Paraclete, Inc. (MBE, SBE) (estimating)

Fiscal Note
Funding: General Capital Investm...

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