Sharon Standing Building Committee
February 21, 2006
Members Present: Gordon Gladstone, Bill Croteau, Colleen Tuck, Fred Clay,
Greg Waugh, Dave Belton, Deb Benjamin, Joel Wolk
Members Absent: Rich Slater
Associate Members: Steve Lesco, Rick Rice, Michael Baskin
Mr. Tom Scarlata was present and reviewed the bid schedule. The project will be advertised in the Central Register on March 8, 2006. April 20th will be bid date for General Contractor. The filed sub-bids are due on April 6th.
Review of the members’ comments on plans and specifications: There was discussion on the members’ comments that were submitted. The site lighting was discussed. Most of the light will be mounted on the building with spot lights for parking lot lighting. The existing poles will remain in place. The light from the poles will be shining into the site and not on the lake. The view from the lights will be similar as they are now.
Project Schedule: The committee discussed the differences between the Critical Path Method (CPM) Schedule and Gant Chart. The committee feels that they would like a beginning schedule and an update each month.
Project Sign: The committee approved the project sign. This sign will include the appropriate titles associated with each person.
Cottage and East Elementary School
Punch List: Friedehorn Home Improvement was unable to start work today due to some contractual issues that came up.
Legal correspondence: The Committee reviewed the letters that were sent out by construction counsel for the Cottage and East School open issues.
Middle School Roof:
Bonne DeSousa was present to discuss the Middle School Projects.
Pre-bid Meeting: The pre-bid meeting at the Middle School as held today with approximately 6 contractors attending the meeting, several more contractors have picked up plans and specifications.
The members of the committee reviewed the language from the architect for the data wiring that is attached to the underside of the roof decking. There was discussion regarding the various approaches the contractor could take to review the building to determine the location of the data cabling.
Middle School HVAC Project:
The contractor is installing equipment and is progressing ahead of schedule.
MOTION: To authorize the chairman or vice chairman to execute Change Order # 9 for the changes to the Domestic Hot Water Supply. (Wolk/Tuck - unanimous)
The committee reviewed the letter from the Michael McKeon regarding the additional piping at the boiler room. The members of the committee discussed the costs of the construction administration for KBA. There was frustration expressed over the fact that that the Town is responsible to pay for the administration of design errors.
MOTION: To approve Middle School Invoices for the KBA’s consultants and reimbursable expenses. (Wolk/ Croteau – unanimous)
MOTION: To approve the monthly expense for CMS for project clerk services. (Wolk/Croteau – unanimous)
MOTION: To approve the Cottage Street School Invoices. (Wolk/Croteau – unanimous)
STV has been on site with Smith & Wessell - to re-evaluate the site conditions for asbestos on the roof. Concern was raised regarding the deterioration of the masonry and walls and the removal of the parapet walls. The removal of the cap stones could have caused further deterioration to the building. The STV will be preparing the final report for the committee review next week.
The meeting adjourned at 8:55pm.
Maureen R. Doherty – Project Manager
Signature of Chair Date of Acceptance