File #: ID#24-0612    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 5/15/2024 In control: General Services
On agenda: 6/6/2024 Final action: 6/6/2024
Title: Authorize a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) to Certus Builders, Inc., for the installation of roof top solar panels at the General Services Complex and Morningside Recreation Center in the cumulative amount of $1,113,944.00 pursuant to RFQ 40-20, Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) Continuing Contracts and authorize the appropriate officials to execute same. (consent)
Attachments: 1. CircuitEnergySolutions-MorningsideRecreationalComplex-4-29-24.pdf, 2. CircuitEnergySolutions-CityOfClearwaterFleetMaintenance-4-29-24.pdf, 3. SOW - Clearwater - Morningside Recreation - 5-17-24.pdf, 4. SOW - Clearwater - General Services - 5-17-24.pdf, 5. Solar Morningside Rec Complex Complex Bid Tabs 5 17 2024 no contingency.pdf, 6. Solar General Services 5 17 2024 no contingency.pdf

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Authorize a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) to Certus Builders, Inc., for the installation of roof top solar panels at the General Services Complex and Morningside Recreation Center in the cumulative amount of $1,113,944.00 pursuant to RFQ 40-20, Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) Continuing Contracts and authorize the appropriate officials to execute same. (consent)

 

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SUMMARY: 

On August 4, 2022, Council approved the allocation of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to a variety of city projects, which included $2,000,000 towards solar projects on City facilities. ARPA funds must be committed/encumbered by December 31, 2024 and fully expended by December 31, 2026 per Department of Treasury requirements.

 

The city’s sustainability plan, Greenprint 2.0, includes reductions goals on greenhouse gas emissions.  In 2022 McKim & Creed was hired by the city to provide a comprehensive solar feasibility study and cost benefit analysis of 41 city facilities.  The three key assessment factors used in prioritizing city solar projects were: Levelized Cost of Energy, Internal Rate of Return, and Construction Costs, based on projected energy production rates and system size.

 

Two of the facilities identified that closely align which each assessment factor are the General Services Complex and Morningside Recreational Complex. The target values and projected facility values are as followed: