Tompkins County
New York

Resolution
7429
Recommended
Nov 14, 2017 3:00 PM

Authorization to Execute an Agreement with Tetra Tech Architects & Engineers for Architectural and Engineering Design Services - Tompkins Center for History and Culture Code and Building Systems Improvements Project

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Department:Facilities DepartmentSponsors:
Category:Buildings and Facilities

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Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, Resolution No. 157 of 2017 approved the acquisition and improvement of the Tompkins Trust Building at 106-112 North Tioga Street on the Ithaca Commons to serve as the home for the Tompkins Center for History and Culture and amended the 2017-2021 Capital Improvement Program to incorporate the Tompkins Trust Building acquisition and improvement project, and

 

WHEREAS, by Resolution 2016-232, the Legislature authorized the County Administrator to undertake an engineering assessment of the Building’s structural and mechanical systems and any code-related improvements that may be required to accommodate re-use of the Building, and

 

WHEREAS, the engineering assessment of the Building identified approximately $900,000 in improvements needed to make the Building code-compliant and ready for tenant renovations, and

 

WHEREAS, the Facilities Department solicited proposals for architectural and engineering design services for the needed code and building systems improvements, and

 

Whereas, two (2) proposals were received from Tetra Tech Architects & Engineers, 10 Brown Road, Ithaca, New York, and Labella Associates, D.P.C., 105 N. Tioga Street, Suite 200, Ithaca, New York, on October 27, 2017, and

 

Whereas, the Facilities Department has evaluated and reviewed the proposals taking into consideration the most beneficial combination of qualifications, services, and cost, and recommends Tetra Tech Architects & Engineers as the best qualified consultant to provide architectural and engineering design services for the project, now therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Facilities and Infrastructure Committee, That the County Administrator or his designee be and hereby is authorized to execute an Agreement with Tetra Tech Architects & Engineers of 10 Brown Road, Ithaca, New York, for Architectural and Engineering Design Services in connection with the Tompkins Center for History and Culture Code and Building Systems Improvements Project for an amount not to exceed $115,000 (this amount is included in the $900,000 budget),

 

RESOLVED, further, That the Facilities Department be authorized to execute supplemental agreements on behalf of the County with cumulative value not to exceed ten percent of the aforementioned contract amount, funds being available in Capital Account No. HB 1617.59239 16.17.

SEQR ACTION: TYPE II-21

 

 

Meeting History

Nov 14, 2017 3:00 PM  Facilities and Infrastructure Committee Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:RECOMMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Michael Sigler, Member
SECONDER:Daniel Klein, Member
AYES:David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler, Daniel Klein