Agenda Item No. V. A. 3.

Washburn University Board of Regents



SUBJECT: Change Order - Transitional Housing Project



DESCRIPTION:



The information below is to assist in the explanation and recommended approval of Change Order No. 4 for the Transitional Housing Project.



ITEM #1

PR #3 - PROVISION OF OVERFLOW DRAINS FOR THE COMMONS BUILDING ROOF:

City of Topeka plan review resulted in the City requiring a roof overflow drainage system on the Common building. The drain will have 2" dams and the 4" common pipe that will extend to the east wall and terminate with a downspout nozzle 8" from grade. Total cost:

Contract Add: $4,172.00

Schedule Implications: No Impact



ITEM #2

MEP CHANGES REQUIRED TO ACCOMMODATE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING WITH BASEMENT & CITY OF TOPEKA REVIEW COMMENTS:

The telecommunications project was designed and bid to contractors utilizing the base bid design of the Housing complex. When the alternate including the basement was accepted, changes to the location and placement of the Telecom Closet, ducting, additional air conditioning and other minor alterations were necessary.



When final review comments were received from the City of Topeka, there were several changes required including:

relocation of exhaust fans,

fire-stopping added at sill plates,

relocation of electrical panel,

re-feeding of under-counter lighting,

testing and balancing of rooftop HVAC units,

provide additional air chamber at W/D units.

Total cost:

Contract Add: $ 3,926.00

Schedule Implications: No Impact



FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS:



The total Contract Revision proposed by CO-04 to date is as follows:



Construction Cost Increase - $8,098.00

Construction Schedule Increase - NO IMPACT

Original construction contingency: $350,892. The total commitment from contingency, including this change order is, $34,394, leaving a $316,498 contingency balance.



RECOMMENDATION:



President Farley recommends the Board of Regents approve Change Order #04 as detailed above.



___________________ ___________________________

Date Jerry B. Farley, President


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