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Updated 9/9/16 - updated information shown in red

Bakersfield Bridge repair and bank stabilization

This project includes repairs, due to the 2015 flooding, to the eroded east bank of the bridge across Baker's Branch of Denton Creek that connects Bakersfield park and Heritage Park, and the installation of a gabion wall system around the bridge to protect it from further erosion. The professional services agreement with Kimley Horn and Associates, Inc. for design, construction documents and bidding phase services in the amount of $38,000 was approved at the January 21, 2016 Town Council meeting. Design is complete. The construction award to Humphrey & Morgan Construction Co., in the amount of $252,492, was approved at the June 20 Town Council meeting. The notice to proceed was issued on July 7.  Final cleanup and establishment of grass is ongoing. Anticipate trail reopening late September.

Anticipated completion: September 2016 

Cortadera Park Pond Project 

This project is for mapping, design and dredging of the existing park pond. The project is currently under design. Staff anticipates the award of the construction project at the November 3, 2014 Town Council meeting. The pond mapping and construction quantities are complete. A bid opening was held on November 21, 2014 and the one bid received was over budget. The redesign of the project is complete. A second bid opening was held on May 6, 2015. Unfortunately no bids were received for the project. With no responses received after two bid openings (possibly due to the size of the project), the project is being added to the Rheudasil/Wilkerson ponds dredging project. The professional services agreement for the design and bidding phases services for the dredging with Garver, LLC. in the amount of $6,200 was approved through a Manager Communication. Date for project kick-off meeting with the consultant is yet to be determined. The completion of the plans and award of the construction contract will match up with the Rheudasil/Wilkerson ponds project.

Heritage Park – Phase II

This phase of the project includes additional parking and sidewalks, a pond, picnic stations, and a sculpture.  A PSA with Schrickel, Rollins, and Associates was approved by the Town Council at the Feb. 16, 2015 meeting. It is anticipated it will take 12 months to complete the project. The construction agreement with Northstar Construction, LLC, in the amount of $1,345,745 and selected bid options of $123,340 for a not to exceed amount of $1,469,085 was approved by Town Council on November 16. The notice to proceed date was January 19, 2016.  Ongoing work/installations:

  • Pond Aquatic plants (complete)
  • Hydro-mulch

Anticipated completion: September 2016

Heritage Park – Phase III

This phase of the project includes an approximate 3000 sq. ft. interactive play splash pad, a bio-swale and landscaping. Additional amenities include: a rustic pavilion/outdoor classroom, a small restroom, 40 additional parking spaces and connecting trails. The restroom will provide facilities for the rustic pavilion, future disc golf course and dog park users. A professional services agreement with Schrickel, Rollins and Associates, Inc., to provide master planning and construction documents in the amount of $139,750 was approved by Town Council on June 6, 2016. Kick off meeting was held July 7. 30% complete plans were presented to PALS in September. Design is expected to be complete in October and the project under construction by December.

Rheudasil/Wilkerson Ponds

This project if for the pond dredging and bank stabilization for Rheudasil and Wilkerson ponds. A PSA to prepare the FEMA LOMR application and a T&ES study in the amount of $11,000 was approved by Town Council on August 3, 2015. On September 8, Town Council approved the funding of the project as well as adding the Wilkerson ponds to the project. Design Amendment No. 1 to provide additional services related to a FEMA Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) application and a T&ES Study in the amount of $11,000 was approved by Manager Communication. It is anticipated that the submittal of the LOMR, review by FEMA and the approval of the LOMR will take up to 6 months. The PSA for the design of the dredging and bank stabilization of the ponds with Garver, LLC was approved by Town Council on December 7. The estimated time frame to obtain the USACE 404 permit is 6 months. It is anticipated the permit should be issued in June 2016. The overall schedule will time the award of the construction contract with the issuance of the permit. Design is ongoing. Preparation of the USACE 404 permit application is ongoing. 


Twin Coves Park Improvements
 

This project (phase 1A) consists of preparation of a master plan to include RV sites, roads and parking, pavilions, primitive camp sites, cabins, restroom/shower facilities, kayak/boat launch, trails, and other recreational facilities. The design contract with MHS Planning and Design Inc., in the amount of $274,000 was awarded at the October 20, 2014 Town Council Meeting. The award of the CMAR Agreement to Dean Electric, Inc., dba Dean Construction was approved by Town Council on March 16, 2015. The construction manager at risk award for phase 1A to Dean Electric Inc., in the amount of $2,880,871.97, was approved by Town Council on November 2. The PSA for the design and bidding phase service for phase 1B with MHS Planning and Design for $65,250 was approved by Town Council on November 2. The notice to proceed was issued with an effective start date of November 23. Site grading began this week.  Ongoing work/installations:

  • Site grading
  • Street paving - stabilization of the sub base

Anticipated completion: April 2017

          


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