Agenda Item No. _______________

Washburn University Board of Regents

SUBJECT: Change Orders Living Learning Center Project





DESCRIPTION:





The following change orders, which modify the contracts of the three prime contractors, are recommended.





General Contract McPherson Contractors, Inc.



1. Revisions and additions to stone shop drawings for buildings No. 2 & 3. Net increase: $7,871.00.

2.Addition of card readers to Rooms No. 247 (exercise room) and 248 (laundry room). Net increase: $1,952.00.

3.Four additional beams to structural steel shop drawings in building No. 3. Net increase: $786.00.

4.Modifications to concrete foundations. Net increase: $1,962.00.

5.Revisions to doors, frames and door/frame fire ratings. Net decrease: ($4,468.35).

6.Reimbursement for City of Topeka's plan review fee. Net increase: $3,107.00.

7.Delete sign package from contract. Net decrease: ($41,000.00).

8.Provide clock at building No. 3 tower as specified (originally part of sign package deleted in No. 7). Net increase: $4,888.00.

9.Add four (4) working days to contract for inclement weather days for December 2000. (Changes contract completion date from June 20, 2001 to June 26, 2001.)

Net contract change: Decrease: ($24,902.35)

New contract completion date - June 26, 2001



Electrical Contract Torgeson Electric

1. Provide labor and material to install door access control system supplied by general prime contractor. Net increase: $21,310.69.

2.Provide rough-in conduits for future access points (exterior door locations). Net increase: $12,715.18.

3.Provide rough-in conduits and boxes for future security cameras (10 total). Net increase: $14,080.46.

4.Add five (5) working days to contract for items 1-3.

5.Add four (4) working days to contract for inclement weather for December 2000.

6.Revisions/additions required per City of Topeka's plan review comments. Net increase: $819.64.

7.Provide conduit and boxes for Stauffer Commons sound system. Net increase: $1,260.07.

8.Provide high voltage termination for the load side of the meter cabinet as requested by KPL. Net increase: $1,145.24.

Net contract change: Add: $51,331.28

New contract completion date June 18, 2001





Mechanical Contract Piping Contractors

1. Provide offset in 16" boiler flue. Maintain 10' distance from vertical walls (code requirement) and penetrate roof on south side of ridge line. Net increase: $1,247.00.

2.Add four (4) working days to contract for inclement weather days for December 2000.

3.Core drilling floors for waste line at handicapped showers. Net increase: $565.00.

4.Add additional 1,500 gallon grease trap per City of Topeka's plan review comments. Add two (2) working days to contract to complete work. Net increase: $5,352.00.

5.Provide clean-outs in the grease ducts at each change of direction per City of Topeka's plan review comments. Net increase: $1,830.00.

Net contract change: Add: $8,994.00

New contract completion date - June 20, 2001

FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS:



Net increase in project cost of $35,422.93. Total commitment from contingency including this request is $257,299, leaving a $265,496 contingency balance.



RECOMMENDATION:



Due to construction time constraints, these change orders were approved by the Board Chair and Vice-Chair on February 22nd and 23rd, respectively. President Farley recommends ratification of the change orders by the Board of Regents.





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Date Jerry B. Farley, President


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