On February 25, 2013, Council approved a construction contract for $6,926,124.05 with Gibbs and Register for the Church St. Streetscape, East Phase, project. The approved contingency in this contract was 10% of the total or $692,612.41. Subsequently, on December 15, 2014, Council approved additional contingency in the amount of $1,449,800.00 for impacts related to rerouting of drainage piping, fill dirt and retention pond modifications which were necessary to modify the north side of the Parramore pond site. Staff is now requesting additional funding in the amount of $952,700.00 to relocate an AT&T underground communications duct bank.
Gibbs & Register has committed to providing 3.2% DBE participation for this contract.