WEEKLY STATUS UPDATE FOR OCTOBER 5, 2017

PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING


Aquatic and Cultural Center Master Planning:

Staff received 11 Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) on Thursday, September 14, 2017. The Selection Committee members have reviewed the SOQs. Staff has tallied the review scores and recommended a shortlist of four consultants for interviews. Letters were sent out on Wednesday this week notifying all consultants of the shortlist and notifying the four shortlisted firms of their scheduled interview time.

The selected consultant will be tasked with soliciting public input, touring other similar sized community facilities, preparing a budget and preparing and presenting the master plan. Once approved the master plan will be used to guide the design of the new facility.

Boulder City Parkway Complete Street Improvements:

Staff and the CA Group conducted an open house meeting on October 3, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the Elaine K. Smith Center at 700 Wyoming Street. The meeting was well attended with 37 attendees listed on the sign-in sheet. City and consultant staff were on hand with the design exhibits so the public had the opportunity to view the exhibits and ask questions.

The CA Group has also started scheduling and holding meetings with adjacent property owners who would like to meet to go over the plans.

Gingerwood Phase I Electrical Service Replacement:

Staff has reduced the scope of the project and obtained quotes for connecting six mobile homes. Work in the field will be scheduled to begin once all of the equipment has been delivered and staff has received the formal approval from the Gingerwood Mobile Home Park owner for the meter pedestals that will be used for the work.

Fire Department Remodel:

SH Architecture performed field verifications and measurements at the Fire Station this week.

Lakeview Park Improvements:

The Lakeview Park Improvements project was advertised for bids on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Bids are due on October 26, 2017. A pre-bid conference has been scheduled for October 17, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the project site. Addendum No. 1 was issued last week verifying the pre-bid conference time, date and location.

This project is a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funded project for improvements to Lakeview Park. Improvements will include a new irrigation system, sod, gazebo, park furniture, drinking fountain, park sign, backboards for the basketball court, etc.

Public Works Permit Processing:

The Public Works Department Engineering Division processed 26 private project reviews and permits in the month of September as follows:

13 – Building Department Reviews
00 – Excavation Permits
06 – Traffic Control Plan Reviews
04 – Obstruction Permits
01 – Electric Service
01 – Deviation from Standards
01 – Utility Investigation

Private Projects Update:


1. Subdivision 112 – The Cottages – 1501 Nevada Highway
  • Work on the perimeter wall is ongoing.
  • The contractor also started work installing the new storm drain. 
2. Subdivision 113 – Tract 349
  • StoryBook Homes’ variances and private street requests will be presented to the City Council at the October 10, 2017 meeting. 
3. Techren
  • The reclaimed water agreement has been reviewed and staff has scheduled the agreement for approval by the City Council at the October 10, 2017 meeting.
  • Public Works staff attended a site visit at the wastewater treatment facility this week with the developer’s engineers to go over how they will be connecting to the reclaimed water line to convey it to their leased property.