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. Provide curtail wall corner framing and insulated panels in lieu of steel stud framing and break aluminum corners. Net increase: $19,798.00

2.Provide 1-hr. shaft liner construction at the corridor side/front wall of the fan coil unit closets (104 locations). Net increase: $14,160.00

3.Provide 12" x 48" area at suspended ceiling (upper floor both west and south wings of building 1) to accommodate mechanical ductwork. Net increase: $4,519.00

4.Provide 1" insulated glass units with pattern #62 on #3 surface in lieu of " spandrel glass units. Delete the batt insulation at the spandrel glass locations. Net increase: $2,890.00

5.Change fire extinguishers from 5 lb. To 10 lb. units, and modify F.E. cabinets as required. Net increase: $1,540.00

Net contract change: Increase: $42,907.00

No change in contract time - Completion date June 20, 2001.





FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS:



Net increase in project cost of $42,907. Total commitment from contingency including this request is $187,905, leaving a $334,890 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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