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Project Name: FCM: Gainesville Fire & Rescue Station # 4
Project Type: Renovation / Addition
Project Description: The Gainesville Station was built in 1990 and is located at 14450 John Marshall Highway in Gainesville. The station is a one story building with four double drive-through bays and is approximately 13,500 square feet. The site is a 3.88 acre rectangular shaped parcel. This project will renovate the existing space and may construct additional space if an architectural review finds more space is needed to efficiently operate this station. The project also includes reorganizing the interior of the building so that it is more efficient and increase the size of the living quarters, office space and operational space. Site work will include renovations to the paved surfaces including; drive and travel ways, access road, bay aprons, and site lighting.
Project Manager: John W. Mitchell     send an email
Alternate Manager:     
Agency Name: Public Works/Facilities Construction Mgt. QPR?: Yes
Magisterial District: Gainesville
Original Budget: $5,251,220.00

Revised Budget:

Original Start Date: 4/26/2013

Revised Start Date:

Original End Date: 10/28/2015

Revised End Date:

Last Updated On: 2/15/2018 Maps  Pictures  Documents

Funding Source    


Budget Amount
Budget Amount
Funding Date

1. Budget and Appropriatiion

$4,367,757.00 $1,483,463.00 9/6/2016

2. transfer from fire levy

$883,463.00 $600,000.00 9/6/2016
Total Amount: $5,251,220.00 $2,083,463.00

Tasks/Milestones     Show GANTT Chart
Task/MileStone Start Date
Original Revised
End Date
Original Revised
1. Award contract for A&E Services 7/1/2013 9/24/2013 10/15/2013    
2. Plans for approved for Building Permits. 1/11/2016 4/26/2013 2/14/2017    
3. IFB advertised on 2/24/2016 2/24/2016 3/29/2016    
4. Bids Received for IFB1600315 3/5/2016 3/5/2016 3/12/2016    
5. Contract Award to Sorenson Gross Resolution # 16-692 3/12/2016 7/12/2016 9/6/2016    
6. Notice to Proceed issued 10/3/2016 9/13/2016 9/14/2016 10/3/2016    
7. Construction progress meeting #1 held. 11/2/2016 11/2/2016    
8. Phase 1 completion 12/1/2016 12/1/2016    
9. Phase 2 completion 12/1/2016 6/30/2017 12/1/2017    
10. Phase & 4 11/30/2017 5/7/2018    

Comments/Issues     Show All Issues

1. Service/Policy Issues   




2. Schedule/Timing Issues     



2/15/2018Contractor provided The County with a schedule update showing substantial completion date for all construction date of 5/7/2018.
2/15/2018The overall project schedule is approximately 120 days behind schedule for substantial completion. This is the result of time owed the GC due to changes in the work and the GC's failure to complete work in accordance with the schedule. Liquidated damages will be assessed and evaluated at the end of the project.
1/30/2018Phase 2 - Residential wing expansion was completed and Fire & Rescue staff have moved into the new area. Work is currently ongoing in phases 3 and 4 which includes reconstructing the locker/shower/toilet rooms.

3. Fiscal/Resource Issues     



2/15/2018Change orders issued to date are 2.37% ($93,624) of the original contract amount.

4. Impact on Other Projects