By Vicky O. Misa | Shawnee News-Star | United states of america Right now Community
The long-awaited 45th Road Transportation Venture (from Leo to Bryan) is slated to get some confront time with Shawnee town commissioners as Statements of Qualification (SOQ) for experienced solutions will be regarded Tuesday.
This week’s Shawnee Metropolis Commission meeting is a working day afterwards due to the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day vacation Monday. Commissioners will meet up with at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Bertha Ann Younger Metropolis Fee Chambers at Metropolis Corridor, at 16 W. 9th St.
In September a request for qualifications (RFQ) was despatched out for the 45th Road challenge and responding firms have been to file their SOQ submissions by Oct. 30.
There ended up 14 experienced SOQs submitted, the agenda memo from Town Engineer Seth Barkhimer reads.
• Cowan Team Engineering
• Freese and Nichols
• MacArthur Involved Consultants
• Meshek and Associates, LLC
• Olsson, Inc.
• Park Hill / Cardinal Engineering
• Poe and Associates, Inc.
• Smith Roberts Baldischwiler, LLC
• TEIM Style and design
• Walter P Moore
“Staff reviewed the SOQ’s, shortlisted, and interviewed 4 respondents who experienced the highest rated SOQs,” Barkhimer mentioned.
The four were being CEC, Freese and Nichols, Olsson and Poe and Associates, Inc.
“Staff is inquiring for authorization to start off negotiations with CEC, to acquire a scope/price deal for skilled style and design solutions that will be brought again just before commission for acceptance,” he mentioned.
In other business, commissioners will decide regardless of whether to amend town code establishing a payment-in-lieu of providing detention facilities for drinking water runoff.
“If it is decided pursuant to the City Code, the Subdivision Restrictions as adopted and included within the City Code, or the Metropolis Engineer that detention services are essential for the growth of assets, the developer may perhaps spend a fee-in-lieu of supplying claimed detention services to the Town of Shawnee if it is decided by the Town Engineer that the runoff from the growth of land will not adversely effect or elevate h2o area elevations to properties adjacent to or downstream from the advancement,” the proposition reads. “Said rate-in-lieu ought to be paid in comprehensive just before the City Engineer, the City Planner, or any other City employee, official, agent, or designee approves the commencement of mentioned progress.”
According to the agenda, the proposed payment would be 15 cents per sq. foot.
Also, as bidding closes Tuesday on the Shawnee Splash Waterpark Pool Paint Challenge, which is envisioned to charge about $100,000, a deal for the winning bidder is before long to be resolved.
Because the opening of the facility on June 20, 2015, staff members has experienced to do small repairs to the paint this kind of as repainting the black lines for safety.
In 2019 the metropolis acquired quotations to start off scheduling the repainting of a person pool a year and did retain the services of a contractor to repaint 1 of the swimming pools, Director of Functions James Bryce stated.
“Staff speedily found out for the duration of that period that the paint did not very last and ended up going to need to have to do some thing various,” he claimed. “Staff contacted a organization that paints business pools and labored with that company to produce a very good scope and specs to make certain that the next time the pools have been painted they have been heading to final.”
This will be a servicing merchandise that each individual 4 to five several years will be repeated to retain the facility in superior maintenance and open, he explained.
“On Dec. 22 staff members went out for bid on the Shawnee Waterpark Pool Portray Project together with an add alternate to glance at re-coating some of the floors in just the pool household,” the agenda memo from Bryce reads.
Metropolis employees is recommending deferment of an award this 7 days to let time to assess the submitted bids.
The venture would be funded out of the facility fix part of the half-cent short term income tax, Bryce reported.
On the Shawnee Municipal Authority agenda, commissioners may vote to take Advance Metering Infrastructure (AMI) community advancements and spot a routine maintenance bond into impact.
Also, many rezone and plat requests are slated for dialogue and/or motion. To study extra about these, study the tale on-line at news-star.com.
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