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File #: 2021-1103   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 7/20/2021
Title: Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Award a Contract to G & G Builders, Inc. for Godfrey Park Recreation Building Renovations, No. P.W. 02-21-08, in an Amount Not to Exceed $420,077. (Public Works 603C5280)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Contract
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Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Award a Contract to G & G Builders, Inc. for Godfrey Park Recreation Building Renovations, No. P.W. 02-21-08, in an Amount Not to Exceed $420,077. (Public Works 603C5280)

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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The recreation building at Godfrey Park was designed and constructed in 1963. Since then, the building has seen routine maintenance and upkeep by the City of Alameda (City). It has not been remodeled or renovated in over fifty years. The Alameda Recreation and Parks Department (ARPD) utilizes this facility for Tiny Tots programs, summer camp programs and facility rentals. The interior spaces (administrative office, kitchenette, and community room) are adequate for ARPD activities and will get new paint, some new flooring, and new casework. The existing two restrooms serve the program participants as well as park users. These restrooms are in need of more extensive work to bring them to current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards and overall usability. This project will fully replace the existing restrooms with three new single user restrooms to serve the park and recreation facility users.

BACKGROUND

The two existing restrooms in the recreation building at Godfrey Park now require much more than just routine maintenance and upkeep. Having served the public for over 58 years in their current 1963 condition, they need to be completely replaced to bring them up to current code-compliant facility standards, including ADA accessibility. The addition of a third restroom better meets the needs of the park and the recreation facility users.

Staff conducted a feasibility study, which included two options. The first option was to turn the existing restrooms into much needed storage space and install a pre-engineered modular restroom building directly adjacent to the existing recreation building. The second option was to completely renovate and expa...

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