On October 23, 2020, a key milestone was reached on the Community Civic Campus Project with the completion of design and bidding for the new Library, Parks & Recreation and Community Theater/Council Chamber (LPR). Following the submittal of the project for a building permit on April 10, 2020, the bid package was completed and advertised on September 4, 2020.

City Staff staff received and publicly opened (via teleconference due to San Mateo County Covid-19 protocols) four responsive bids from Hensel Phelps Construction Co., Skanska USA Building Inc., Swinerton Builders, and Webcor Construction LP dba Webcor. After further review of all the bids, city staff determined the lowest responsible bidder was Swinerton Builders of San Francisco, California.

At the November 9, 2020 City Council meeting, city staff recommended to City Council acceptance of Swinerton Builders base bid of $75,608,971.00 and all Additive Alternates (alternates 1-5) that total $5,764,000.00. City will hold $10,000,000.00 for construction related contingency and thus a total hard (construction) cost of $91,372,971.00

Presentation to City Council on November 9, 2020 with LPR project updates and other details. 

Additive Alternates Include:

  1. Playground (excluding exterior toilet room)
  2. Exterior Toilet Room
  3. Two new Streetlights along Antoinette Lane at Police Operations & 911 Dispatch Center
  4. Sidewalk Extension at El Camino Real Frontage
  5. Portion of Centennial Trail at Proposed Oak Avenue Intersection (PUC/Oak Ave)

Project cost includes approximately $9.6M for soft costs. Soft cost include:

  1. Permit and fees (for various agencies such as Caltrans & BART)
  2. Special inspection and material testing services
  3. Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment (FF&E)
  4. Other costs as a result of construction  

At the time of construction contract award, city staff presented an updated total project budget of $101,000,000.00 which includes both the Hard and Soft costs (total project construction cost).

With the construction contract award, SmithGroup the architect of record will conclude the design phase and shift into the Construction Administration phase. In this phase, the architect will oversee project construction, review the project for conformance to design, and clarify design details to facilitate construction. 

Project is currently on track to start construction in January 2021 with an anticipated construction duration of (28) months.

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