The purpose of Change Order No. 10 is to finalize the contract amount, pay for utilities from the time of substantial completion to the time the City took over the utility accounts, and to add an electrical outlet for a welder in the fleet building. Change Order No. 10 adds $13,324.42 to the contract.
On July 21, 2015, the City Council authorized execution of a Construction Manager-At-Risk Contract with the Ridgemont Company d/b/a Ridgemont Commercial Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $25,462,398.00 for the North Service Center, Phases I and II, Field Operations Services Center. Change Order No. 10 adds $13,324.42 to the contract. Change Order Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 increased the contract amount by $1,108,240.00. Including Change Order No. 10, the combined increase to the contract is $1,121,564.42 or 4.4 percent.
The combined value of Change Orders No. 1 through No. 4 exceeded $100,000.00; therefore, Change Order No. 4 required City Council approval (M&C C-28102, February 7, 2017). The combined value of Change Orders No. 5, 6 and 7 exceeded $100,000.00; therefore, Change Order No. 7 required City Council approval (M&C C-28508, December 12, 2017). The combined value of Change Orders 8, 9, and 10 will exceed $100,000.00; therefore, Change Order No. 10 will require City Council approval.
A portion of this project will include 2014 Bond Funds. Available resources within the General Fund will be used to provide interim financing for these expenses until debt is issued. Once debt associated with this project is sold, bond proceeds will reimburse the General Fund in accordance with the statement expressing official intent to reimburse, that was adopted as part of the ordinance canvassing the bond election (Ordinance No. 21241-05-2014) and subsequent actions.
M/WBE OFFICE - Ridgemont Commercial Construction, Inc., is in compliance with the City's BDE Ordinance by committing to an overall 30 percent MBE participation on the CMAR project inclusive of this Change Order No. 10. The City's MBE goal on this CMAR is 30 percent.
The construction started in December 2015 and was completed in April 2018.
The project is physically located in COUNCIL DISTRICT 7, and serves all Fort Worth residents in ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS.