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January 14, 2021 City Council Meeting
31. Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Construction Contract for the Renovation of Sanitation Interim Headquarters with F.H. Paschen Inc. in the Amount of $1,147,248 (Event No. 8271)
Strategic Priority
Good Government

Recommend approval to award a contract for the renovation of the Sanitation Interim Headquarters facility at 8900 Hwy 80 to F. H. Paschen Inc. in the amount of $1,147,248.

The City of Savannah purchased the previous Waste Management facility, located at 1809 Hwy 80 West in Garden City, in 2019.  This facility, originally constructed in 1996, is planned to be renovated and serve as the City of Savannah’s Sanitation Interim Headquarters.  The planned renovation will consist of demolition of existing restrooms and expansion into two separate larger locker rooms/restrooms for both male and female employees.  The existing floor plan will be adjusted to better accommodate the needs of the City.  All flooring throughout the office area will be removed and replaced, wall finishes will be removed and all walls repainted and ceiling tiles will be replaced as needed.  The HVAC system will be repaired and/or replaced as needed.  Security assess will be placed on all exterior doors.  Existing fluorescent lighting will be replaced with comparable LED lighting in both the office area as well as the maintenance bays.  Overhead doors in maintenance bay will be repaired and/or replaced as needed. Electrical overhead bay door openers will be replaced as well as overhead unit heaters and exhaust fans. Existing roof guttering and down spouts will be replaced. The project shall meet all federal, state and local codes and ordinances. 

The State of Georgia’s job order contractor will be used to perform this project to meet time constraints and City ordinance requirements. The State of Georgia’s job order contract is available for use by all State, City and County public entities. The purpose of this contract is to provide multi-traded general construction services to accomplish small to medium-sized projects for repair, alteration, modernization, rehabilitation, renovation and minor new construction to infrastructure, buildings, structures, or other real property. The State of Georgia used a competitive bidding procedure to select F. H. Paschen to serve as the sole provider of these services for this project.

The State contractor, F. H. Paschen has committed to meet the 20% DBE goal and will utlize the following Local DBE businesses to achieve 15.8% of the established DBE goal.

Ivy League Maintenance Services, LLC (A)        (Savannah,GA)       5.14%

BLA International dba Cyntechs, Inc.(A)                (Savannah, GA)      1.36%

B&B Demolition(A)                                              (Savannah,GA)       6.37%

Economy Masonry(A)                                          (Savannah,GA)      1.20%

Cox Creative Product and Construction, Inc.(A)  (Savannah,GA)       1.76%


F.H Paschen will also contract with the following local Non-DBE vendors totalling and additional 20% of local Savannah business participation:

Kitchen and Floors Inc.(B)      (Savannah, GA)      5%

McCarthy Doors(B)                 (Savannah, GA)      4%

Boaen Mechanical(B)             (Savannah, GA)      9%

Coastal Interiors(B)                 (Savannah, GA)     2%



S.S.         F. H. Paschen (Atlanta, GA)(D)      $1,147,248

(A) Indicates Local DBE owned business, (B) Indicates local, Non DBE business (D) Indicates Non loca, Non DBE business 



Cristy Lawrence, Director of Capital Projects Management
Financial Impact
Expenditure of $1,147,248 from the Capital Improvement Fund
Review Comments
Exhibit 1: Purchasing Summary - Sanitation HQ Renovations.docx
Exhibit 2: Funding Verification - Sanitation Headquarters Renovations.pdf
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