WOODSFIELD – Plans to start building on the brand new Monroe County Ohio State College Extension constructing are shifting ahead now that the mission tender has been awarded.
Mary Jo Westfall, an affiliate with the OSU Workplace of Extension, gave her building provide suggestion throughout the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners assembly on Monday. Commissioners really useful by Westfall settle for the bottom provide of $ 898,475 from PSC & Construct LLC of Cleveland.
Officers acquired a complete of six gives starting from $ 898,475 to $ 1.four million throughout the February eight assembly. All however one bids had been under the mission’s estimated $ 1.three million.
Westfall stated that after discussing the matter with the mission architect and talking with building corporations, officers selected to go together with the bottom bidder. He stated PCS & Construct has assured mission officers that it doesn’t anticipate any modifications and that it is going to be in a position to carry out the work for the quantity acknowledged in its provide.
“They appear to be assured that they will do it for that quantity,” she stated.
Commissioners Mick Schumacher, Diane Burkhart and Invoice Bolon accepted Westfall’s suggestion and awarded the mission to PCS & Construct.
Westfall stated the mission’s begin date has but to be decided; nevertheless, officers plan to carry a pre-construction assembly subsequent month.
“Building will begin this yr”, she stated. “They haven’t but indicated after they plan to begin building.”
The brand new 6,400-square-foot facility can be constructed on the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Woodsfield. It’s funded by means of the Extension Levy Fund, which at present comprises about $ 700,000 and can comprise extra after spring property taxes are collected this yr.
Westfall stated the mission completion date is about for August, though it’s keen to increase the date if vital.