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File #: 19-1241    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/9/2019 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 1/7/2020 Final action: 1/7/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the Architectural and Engineering agreement with Studio Gang for the County Office Building 3 project, increasing the amount by $1,346,985 above prior authority for a new not to exceed amount of $11,546,928.
Attachments: 1. 20200107_r_Studio Gang Amendment, 2. 20200107_a_Studio Gang Fully Executed Agreement.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors

From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Adam Ely, Director of Project Development Unit

Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with Studio Gang

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the Architectural and Engineering agreement with Studio Gang for the County Office Building 3 project, increasing the amount by $1,346,985 above prior authority for a new not to exceed amount of $11,546,928.

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BACKGROUND:
In March 2017, this Board held a Study Session to consider recommendations for capital improvements made in Feasibility and Master Plan Studies to efficiently and responsibly address: (1) the County's reliance on increasingly aged and outdated facilities and associated elevated maintenance and operational costs; (2) the County's substantial reliance on leased space subject to market-based cost growth; (3) upcoming deferred maintenance costs including for mandatory seismic compliance; (4) anticipated staff growth and staff relocations; (5) rising environmental standards; and (6) locational, service, and programming improvements necessary to better serve residents.

At the end of the Study Session, this Board directed staff to pursue several projects, including the County Office Building 3 Project (COB3). The COB3 project consists of construction of a more than 150,000 square foot office building containing multiple levels of offices, workspaces, conference rooms, and shared amenities. The design is for an elevated structure with a ground level public plaza, public promenade, and multi-function board chambers for public meetings and events.

Consistent with the County Green Building Policy, COB3 will be designed to operate at Zero Net Energy (ZNE) in collaboration with Parking Structure 2. It is also designed to achieve certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

On November 21, 2017, this Board...

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