City of Worthington Administrator Steve Robinson said Tri-State has solicited bids from subcontractors to do specific work in 13 areas of specialty construction. The total bid for the base project was $ 1,793,663.30, an amount that included an addition of 4,000 square feet of office space, site improvements and parking for the Second Avenue building, located at the bottom of the street. Worthington Fire Station Hill.
An offer for alternative work – a mezzanine inside the pavilion – was $ 313,384.70, for a new total of $ 2,107,048.
“We are delighted to report that this amount was in line with our estimate,” said Robinson, adding that city staff will be looking for additional furniture for the project, including the turf field, netting, security system, signage and office furniture.
Mike Pigman, director of construction and design at Tri-State Construction, was in attendance Monday and was asked about the project’s schedule by board member Alaina Kolpin.
âWe’re shooting for the first of the year,â Pigman replied. âWe have a few things we need to check with regards to delivery times, but we’ll get started right away. Speaking with Steve (Robinson), that’s also kind of the purpose of the board – to open it up ASAP. “
In the other item on the agenda, council members approved a change order for the Glenwood Heights project which allows for site grading and utility works as part of the construction of nine additional lots at develop in the neighborhood. The mitigation of a wetland made it possible to complete the construction of Campbell Boulevard, resulting in an increase from 28 to 37 new lots. It is expected that the new lots will be available for home construction by mid-summer.
Project engineers Bolton and Menk have reviewed the additional work that is now needed to complete and have prepared a change order for site grading and utilities in the amount of $ 158,448.30. The additional engineering costs are estimated at $ 45,000, Robinson said.
In an unrelated case, Robinson said a tour of the trail system through Olson Park was scheduled to take place later in the afternoon with a representative from engineering firm Short Elliot Hendrickson. The trail needs improvement and could be reconfigured, but Robinson said it will not be removed from the park.