CONSENT CALENDAR

 

3.

CONSIDER EXPENDITURE OF BUDGETED FUNDS TO INSTALL WINDOW IN THE DISTRICTíS OFFICE BUILDING

 

Meeting Date:

July 16, 2007

Budgeted:

Yes

 

From:

David A. Berger,

Program/

Capital Assets

 

General Manager

Line Item No.:†††Account No. 99-02-9180

 

Prepared By:

Rick Dickhaut

Cost Estimate:

$16,700

 

General Counsel Approval:N/A

Committee Recommendation:The Administrative Committee reviewed this item on July 10, 2007 and recommended approval.

CEQA Compliance:N/A

 

SUMMARY:The budget for Fiscal Year 2007-08 includes $18,000 for installation of a window in the Accountantís Office at 5 Harris Court Building G.District staff has obtained three quotes for purchase and installation of the window as follows:

 

Contractor

Amount

DMC Construction, Inc.

$12,006

Bethel Construction

$12,075

Wustrack Construction, Inc.

$14,283

 

A shown in the table, the low bidder for purchase and installation of the window was DMC Construction, Inc. with a bid of $12,006.This bid amount, plus costs for architectural services, permitting, other miscellaneous fees and a ten percent contingency brings the total cost of the project to approximately $16,700.

 

RECOMMENDATION:District staff recommends that the Board authorize the General Manager to expend budgeted funds of $16,700 to install a window in the Accountantís office in the Districtís office building at 5 Harris Court, Building G. ††

 

BACKGROUND:The Accountantís office in the Districtís office building at 5 Harris Court, Building G, is the only enclosed office in the building that is occupied by a staff member full-time, and does not have an exterior window.The Districtís 2006-07 budget included the amount of $5,000 for installation of a window in the that office, however, upon receiving a preliminary construction quote it was found that the total cost including permits, architectural fees, construction costs, etc. could be up to $18,000.During the 2007-08 budget process, the Board approved inclusion of $18,000 in the budget for this purpose and directed staff to get additional quotes for installation of the window.

 

EXHIBITS:None

 

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