Staff recommends approval of Change Order #3 with Wagner Construction Company, LLC.
The original bids for the Air Traffic Control Tower were greater than the amount budgeted and the amount of the FDOT Grant. The entire project was Value Engineered to reduce costs to meet budget. Staff decided to eliminate painting the outside of the tower and leave the look “concrete0.” Staff now proposes to paint the tower the same color as the Line Service Building for two reasons:
1. It will aesthetically improve the appearance of the structure.
2. Staff determined the porosity of the concrete is such that the tower should be sealed/painted to prevent possible moisture seepage.
When the tower was designed, Dura–Stress was requested to include an opening for an escape ladder that could be attached to allow escape if a fire occurred in one of the lower floors or tower cab. Staff proposes to build and install a metal safety ladder that can be accessed from the catwalk. An escape door already exists that leads from the tower cab to the catwalk around the tower. This is strictly a safety feature.
Cost of Painting: $31,240.00
Cost of Safety Ladder: $13,760.00
Total cost of Change Order No.3: $45,000.00.
1. Approve Change Order #3 with Wagner Construction Company, LLC
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
The total cost of Change Order #3 is $45,000.00. Approval of this change order will require a budget amendment. Funds are available in account number 001-1821-542-6310, which will not be needed due to changes in anticipated FDOT funding. The taxiway and ramp space to Cracker Barrel will not be funded by FDOT, but they will fund the 2nd phase of FBO ramp space. Since the FBO ramp space will cost less than the Cracker Barrel project, general fund proceeds will be available for this change order.
Prepared by: ____Charlie Weller_______
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Attorney Review : Yes___ No ____
Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________
Finance Dept. __________________
Deputy C.M. ___________________
City Manager ___________________
Account No. __031-1821-542-6210_
Project No. ____Project 310018___
WF No. ________65407_________
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE CHANGE ORDER #3 WITH WAGNER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, LLC TO PAINT THE TOWER EXTERIOR AND INSTALL AN EXTERIOR LADDER FOR THE AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER PROJECT AT LEESBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute Change Order #3 with Wagner Construction Company, LLC whose address is 1903 Greenleaf Lane, Leesburg, Florida 34748 to paint the Tower exterior and install an exterior ladder for the Air Traffic Control Tower project at Leesburg International Airport.
THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the __13th___ day of __November_______ 2006.