Staff advertised the Request for Statements of Qualifications (RFQ) on Thursday, August 17, 2017. Statements of Qualifications are due on Thursday, September 14, 2017. This RFQ is for the selection of a consulting firm to prepare the master plan. The 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.
BC Tap Transformer and Circuit Breaker Replacements:
Staff and our design engineer, TOR Engineering, have been having phone conferences with WAPA staff regarding the improvements at the BC Tap. There are several improvements that will involve WAPA staff and we are working with them to coordinate our efforts. TOR has also been in contact with Virginia Transformer Company (VTC) regarding the plans for the new transformer. TOR received the most recent submittal for review from VTC this week. If all comments have been addressed the new transformer plans will be released for manufacturing. TOR will use the approved transformer plans to complete the design of the concrete foundation for the transformer.
US93 Conduit Repairs Phase II:
King Communications continued work trenching and installing conduit on the north side of US93. The work installing conduit on the south side of US93 is complete. King is scheduled to asphalt patch their trenches on the south side this week and begin work on landscape restoration. This project is the next phase of utility conduits, vaults and equipment pads to replace failed facilities along US93. Work on the south side is between Juniper Way and Madrone Street. Work on the north side is from Yucca Street to Marshall Plaza.
King Communication is working nights from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Sunday night through Thursday mornings to reduce the impacts of construction to the traveling public and the adjacent businesses.
Gingerwood Phase I Electrical Service Replacement:
This project was advertised for bids on July 13, 2017. Bids are due on Thursday, August 17, 2017. This project is the first phase of connecting the existing services in the Gingerwood Mobile Home Park to the new electrical system installed over the past several years.
Fifth Street Reconstruction:
The contractor, Foxy Construction, has completed all work.
Fire Department Remodel:
Staff conducted a scoping meeting with SH Architecture last week. SH is working on preparing a draft scope of work and fee for the architectural services.
Private Projects Update:
1. Subdivision 112 – The Cottages – 1501 Nevada Highway
The improvement plans have been reviewed and approved by City staff and an approval letter was mailed to the developer.
The developer needs to pay the inspection and plan review fees for this project and post the bond for the public improvements. Once these items are complete, the developer’s contractor may apply for permits to construct the improvements and staff can sign the final map.
2. Subdivision 113 – Tract 349
Staff has been in contact with the developer, Story Book Homes, regarding their upcoming deadlines for submittal of the Tentative Map.