Sharon Standing Building Committee
June 28, 2005
Members Present: Gordon Gladstone, Joel Wolk, Dave Belton, Fred Clay, Debbie Benjamin, Colleen Tuck, Steve Lesco, Rob Maidman, Rick Rice
Members Absent: Greg Waugh, Bill Croteau, Rich Slater
Guests Present: Norma Fitzgerald, Dave Clifton
Middle School HVAC Project:
Moving Services: The committee reviewed the proposal that was received from First Choice for moving services for the Middle School HVAC project.
MOTION: To accept the proposal for moving services from First Choice. (Wolk/Belton - unanimous)
Member Wolk abstained from conversations and discussions regarding the project coordinator. The members of the committee received a proposal from CMS for the services of Project Coordinator for the Middle School HVAC project.
MOTION: To authorize the chairman or vice-chairman to execute a contract not to exceed $160,000 for project coordinator services with the firm CMS. (Belton/ Tuck - 5-0-1 Wolk abstains)
Designer Services - Community Center Project - Interviews
The committee interviewed had selected three firms to interview; Bargmann Hendrie Archetype (BH+A), Graham/Meus and Kaestle Boos Associates. Graham/Meus sent an email stating that they were unable to make the interview. Each of the selected firms was asked a series of questions. The interview process will consist of a 25-minute presentation, formal questions and member questions. The following questions were asked of each of the firms.
For KBA - Are you going to base your design on the results of the BH +A feasibility study or will you conduct your own interviews?
Construction Administration questions:
7:00 PM - BH+A
Mr. Tom Scarlotta gave an overview of the firm of Bargmann Hendrie and Archetype. The project team was introduced and spoke on their individual disciplines. Ed Damphousse - Cost Analysis, Joel Bargmann - Principal - Design, Chuck Steinman - Interior Designs
Tom Scarlata - Principal - Project Manager , John Warthne- Structural Engineer, Pat Curran - RES - MEP Engineering
Each of the members of the committee was given an opportunity to ask their own questions.
8:00 PM - Kaestle Boos Associates, Inc.
Mr. Michael McKeon gave an overview of the firm of Kaestle Boos. The project team was introduced: Chuck Boos - founder of KBA, Michael McKeon - Principal ,Dan Warlthe - MEP - RDK, Bonne Desousa - Project Manager, David McKinley - Landscape Architect, Joe Milaney - Project Architect
Mr. Michael McKeon gave stated that the philosophy of KBA is to respect how a building was built. They are the lovers of old buildings. The project team was introduced. He felt the site should be developed to enhance the building. Each of the members was given an opportunity to ask their own questions.
The members of the committee discussed the pros and cons of both firms.
MOTION: Move to Select BH +A (Clay/Lesco unanimous)
The meeting adjourned at 10:45pm.
Maureen R. Doherty
Signature of Chair Date of Acceptance