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. Steel stud framing to compensate for additional structural depth (from 2 " to 5") at barjoist top-cord extensions, Bldgs. 1 and 2. Net increase: $1,513.00.

2.Additional 12" wide soffits at upper floors of Bldg. 1. Net increase: $8,500.00.

3.Delete 1-hr. shaft liner wall at flue at Bldg. 2 from second floor to bottom of roof structure. Net decrease: $1,125.00.

4.Charges for additional overage required by manufacturer for color change M.V.T. flooring (approx. 1600 sq.ft.). Net increase: $6,305.00.

5.Additional food service/kitchen equipment requested by owner. (Hose and hose reel at dishwashing.) Revisions to finish of FS Equipment #112. Net increase: $3,722.00.

6.Change floor designations for the elevator in Bldg. 3 to match the floor designations in the Memorial Union. Net Increase: $281.00.

7.Provide one layer of " drywall to provide back-up material where wood panels are back cut at curved wall. Net Increase: $657.00.

8.Provide 6" PVC piping to tie-in downspouts on north side of Bldg. 1 directly into storm sewer, per geotechnical engineers recommendations. Net Increase: $1,740.00.

9.Remove existing tree at north circle drive, not included in original demolition package. Remove three evergreen trees north of International House that have died or are dying. Net Increase: $2,560.00.

10. Reimburse (by deduct Change Order from other Prime Contractors) for daily clean up expenses for period 03-30-01 thru 05-11-01. Total to be split in thirds. Total increase: $12,002.32.

11. Additional wood panels at stair in Bldg. 2 due to layout changes in stair per field conditions. Net increase: $626.00.

12. Add one (1) working day to contract completion date for Bldgs. 1 and 2 for inclement weather during month of February.

Net contract change: Increase: $36,781.32

Add one (1) working day to contract

completion date for Bldgs. 1 and 2- June 27, 2001

No change contract completion date

For Bldg. 3 - July 11, 2001



Electrical Contract Torgeson Electric

1. Reimburse for 1/3 daily clean up expenses, provided thru McPherson Contractors for the period 03-30-01 thru 05-11-01. Net decrease: $6,001.16.

2.Relocate cable tray on three floors of Bldg. 1 per owner's instruction. Net increase: $736.06.

3.Relocate data and power lines for ATM location in Bldg. 3 (Stauffer Commons) per owner's request. Net increase: $873.03.

Net contract change: Decrease: $4,392.07

No change contract completion date

for Bldgs. 1 and 2 June 21, 2001

No change contract completion date

For Bldg. 3 - July 5, 2001



Mechanical Contract Piping Contractors

1. Reimburse for 1/3 daily clean up expenses, provided thru McPherson Contractors for the period 03-30-01 thru 05-11-01. Net decrease: $6,001.16.

2.Provide rated insulating blanket at boiler flue pipe from second floor at bottom of metal roof deck. (Deduct for 1-hr shaft liner included in CO#G-12.) Net increase: $3,021.00.

3.Change fire protection heads from semi-recessed to flush heads at portals where 7' ceiling height occurs. (CO approved in CO M-8, work already part of contract.) Net decrease: $2,636.00.

Net contract change: Decrease: $5,616.16

No change contract completion date

For Bldgs. 1 and 2 -June 21, 2001

No change contract completion date

For Bldg. 3 - July 5, 2001

FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS:



Net increase in project cost of $26,773.09. Total commitment from contingency including this request is $323,043, leaving a $199,752 contingency balance.



RECOMMENDATION:



President Farley recommends approval of the change orders by the Board of Regents.





______________________ _____________________________________

Date Jerry B. Farley, President


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