Specifications include, but are not limited to: A. Phase I – Preliminary Design
1. Identify and define programming and space requirements for the new facility.
This will be accomplished with input from designated personnel of the Parks and
2. Develop a site plan that addresses traffic flow, space needs for personnel and
equipment, utilities placement, parking, landscaping, security, property
boundaries, topographic surveys, grading, storm sewer, storm water detention
and/or treatment as required, sanitary sewer, water, electrical, site lighting, and
3. Perform all required geotechnical services required to design the proposed
building and parking areas. These services shall consist of obtaining
geotechnical data, analysis of data and recommendations for the design of
footings, piers, and other pertinent design considerations.
4. Develop costs associated with construction and furnishings.
5. Prepare estimates of all facility maintenance costs, including utilities and
6. Prepare separate cost estimates for Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III of the
7. Develop design schematics appropriate for an open bidding process to seek a
construction contractor to build the facilities as approved by the City Council.
The design of the facilities should pay close attention to utilizing the highest ideal
of efficiency, customer service and employee safety/security. The firm should be
prepared to make a public presentation to the City Council at each major phase
of the design process to provide information and take input and guidance.
B. Phase II - Design
Provide complete architectural and engineering design services, preparation of
construction plans and specifications including construction documents, and provide
administration of bid process to include at a minimum:
a. Schematic design
b. Design development
c. Construction documents
d. Bidding administration
e. Construction administration
Construction design shall be in accordance with law, including the Americans with
Disabilities Act and local zoning and building code requirements.
C. Phase III - Construction
1. Act on behalf of the City during the construction phase to interface between the
City or its designee and the construction contractor, ensuring that the facility is
built to the highest quality standards and in the most cost effective manner. The
Construction Administrator will be responsible for minimizing change orders and
managing the construction schedule to avoid cost and time overruns to the best
2. Provide construction contract administration and inspection services through
completion of the project.