WEEKLY STATUS UPDATE FOR JANUARY 18, 2018

PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING


Aquatic and Cultural Center Master Planning:

Staff and SH Architecture conducted several meetings this week to solicit input on the aquatic and cultural center. Meetings were held with the club and high school swim team coaches, water aerobics group and lap swim group. A public meeting was also conducted on Tuesday evening January 16th at the Smith Center. We received many great suggestions.

Public comment cards and collection boxes have been placed at City Hall near the Utility Office, in the Recreation Center and at the Pool office.

A survey website has also been set up at bouldercityaquatics.mindmixer.com where the public can submit their suggestions and comments.

Boulder City Parkway Complete Street Improvements:

Staff is working on reviewing the 60% plans.

Gingerwood Phase I Electrical Service Replacement:

The contractor, Mountain Pine, completed work installing 6 of the 230 service pedestals and panels this week. Electric Divisions staff began work connecting the 6 service pedestals this week. Staff is working with the electrician to schedule the work to switch over the units from the old system to the new system.

Fire Department Remodel:

SH Architecture is working on addressing staff comments on the design plans for the remodel.

Lakeview Park Improvements:

The contractor, CG&B, installed the new water main this week. They worked on completing the remaining removal items. They also worked on grading the park.

Boulder City Tap Transformer and Breaker Replacements:

The Notice to Proceed was January 16, 2018 for the Below Grade Construction – Foundations & Conduits portion of the work. Staff has received and is reviewing submittals from the contractor, ESS. ESS is scheduled to mobilize to the site next Monday.

The new transformer witness testing scheduled for January 18, 2018 at the manufacturer’s plant was canceled by the manufacturer. Staff and our consultant TOR Engineering are waiting to hear from the manufacturer for a new date.

Elm Street Retaining Wall:

Staff and the contractor, CG&B, conducted the pre-construction conference last week.

This project is the construction of a retaining wall in the unimproved alley between the 7-11 Store on Nevada Way and the Moore’s Mobile Home Park on Elm Street. This is a Community Development Block Grant funded project.

Historic Wall Preservation Police Station – City Municipal Building:

This project was advertised for bids on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Bids are due on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. This project is the demolition of the old Annex Building behind the Police Station that was damaged by fire. Part of the project is to preserve the south wall of the building for aesthetic purposes. The removed building area will be backfilled and fenced in to be used as part of the Police Department rear parking area.

Municipal Court Addition – 2016:

This project was advertised for bids on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Bids are due on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. The mandatory pre-bid meeting was conducted on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. The meeting was attended by 13 interested contractors and subcontractors.

This project is the addition of approximately 500 square feet of office space on the front of the municipal court.

Private Projects Update:


1. Subdivision 112 – The Cottages
  • Public improvements are continuing to be installed.
2. Subdivision 113 – Boulder Hills Estates
  • Public Works reviewed Tentative Map revision this week and had no comments.
  • The Drainage Study is being reviewed by our consultant and should have comments back this week.
  • The Traffic Study was submitted this week for review.
3. 15103 Highway US 95 South – Dry Lake Bed West – Techren
  • No update.

Public Works Customer Service:

The Public Works Department Engineering Division received 0 requests for services last week as follows:

00 – Building Department Reviews
00 – Excavation Permits
00 – Traffic Control Plan Reviews
00 – Obstruction Permits
00 – Electric Service
00 – Deviation from Standards
00 – Utility Investigation
00 – Water Waste Investigation
00 – Electric Rebate Program