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. Deduct for revisions to comply with plan review ($6,605.50)

2. Deduct for savings in equal but less costly roof deck ($10,000.00)

3. Add for removal of Carruth piers (approved by Board chair) $2,222.00

4. Add for change in wall construction of tower $4,887.25

Net Contract Change Deduct ($9,496.25)

No change in contract time Completion Date June 6, 2001



Mechanical Contract Piping Contractors

1. Add for revisions to comply with plan review $16,715.49

2. Deduct for dampers not required in review ($4,000.00)

3. Deduct for controls not required ($1,457.00)

4. Deduct for change in pipe sizing ($997.00)

Net Contract Change Add $10,261.49

Two days added to contract time Completion Date June 7, 2000



Electrical Contract Torgeson Electric

1. Add for revisions to comply with plan review $9,187.02

2. Deduct for damper controls not required in review ($1,200.00)

3. Add for grounding conductor required by code $2,711.73

Net Contract Change Add $10,698.75

No change in contract time Completion Date June 5, 2000





FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS: Net increase in project cost of $11,463.99. Total commitment from contingency including this request is $68,451, leaving a $454,344 contingency balance.





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

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(date) Jerry B. Farley, President


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