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File #: RES 19-1291    Version: 1 Name: Parks Construction Project PLA Recommendations
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/14/2019
Title: Approving the use or non-use of a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) on Department of Parks and Recreation construction projects for the second half of 2019.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Project Labor Agreement (PLA)
Title
Approving the use or non-use of a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) on Department of Parks and Recreation construction projects for the second half of 2019.

Body
WHEREAS, the Saint Paul City Council adopted Council File #09-584 on the use of Project Labor agreements (“PLA”) for projects involving $250,000 or more of city money; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation is undertaking the following projects with budget totals over $250,000:

Conway Park Athletic Fields Project - Project to include four (4) artificial turf athletic fields with perimeter fencing, sitework to improve pedestrian circulation and available shade. Project will also include a supplementary (permanent) building for seasonal dome. Building will operate year-round. Estimated Cost: $3,500,000. Estimated Start Date: November/December 2019 (bid), April 2020 Construction (120 days)

Eastview Recreation Center Play Area Improvements - Proposed work includes removal and replacement of existing play equipment and surfacing along with other enhancements such as new walks, site furnishings, signage, and landscaping. Estimated Cost: $250,000. Estimated Start Date: August 2019 (2 months)

Lower Landing Entryway Plaza Renovation - Renovation of Entryway Plaza at Lower Landing Park. The construction work includes: concrete work, saw cut concrete for tree pits, customized weathering steel planting edgers, landscaping, furnishing installation, water fountain and mister pole installation. Estimated Cost: TBD, up to $250,000. Estimated Start Date: September 2019 (3 months); and

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation sent a written “Notice and Request for Recommendation on the Use of a PLA” to interested parties on July 2, 2019 with one response received; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Building and Construction Trades Council recommended a PLA for the Conway Park Athletic Fields Project listing the length of project and value of project as reasons they recommend a PLA for t...

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