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File #: 21-3957   
Type: Capital Improvements
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 6/17/2021
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a task order to a Job Order Contract to Jamail & Smith Construction, LP for the construction of Dan Markson Park located in Council District 8 in an amount not to exceed $900,000.00. Funding in the amount of $224,701.56 will come from the 2017 Bond, $605,298.44 from the Parks Development and Expansion – 2015 Venue Projects Fund, and $70,000.00 will be appropriated from the FY 2021 Parks and Recreation Department General Fund Adopted Budget and this amends the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program. [David W. McCary, CPM, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks and Recreation]
Attachments: 1. Contracts Disclosure Form from Greg Smith for Jamail and Smith, 2. Site Map for Dan Markson Park, 3. Task Order Proposal by Jamail and Smith - for Dan Markson Park Improvements, 4. Draft Ordinance
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DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Homer Garcia III


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Council District 8


SUBJECT:

Task Order for Dan Markson Park


SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes a task order to a Job Order Contract to Jamail & Smith Construction, LP for the construction of Dan Markson Park located in Council District 8 in an amount not to exceed $900,000.00. Funding in the amount of $224,701.56 will come from the 2017 Bond, $605,298.44 from the Parks Development and Expansion - 2015 Venue Projects Fund, and $70,000.00 will be appropriated from the FY 2021 Parks and Recreation Department General Fund Adopted Budget and this action amends the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Dan Markson Park located at Babcock and Hausman Road, was deeded to the City in 2018 by the Maverick Creek Homeowners Association. The Maverick Creek Greenway has been constructed on part of the property and was opened to the public in early 2021. The Parks and Recreation Department has worked with the community to complete a design for an inclusive playground and park which will be completed in 2022.

Dan Markson Park was designed to be an inclusive park for people of all abilities. The playground will accommodate mobility assistance devices such as wheelchairs, panels which promote sensory stimulation such as hearing and touch, and shade & gathering areas for all to enjoy. Park development includes a restroom building with an adult changing station and lighting with a connection to the Maverick Creek Greenway. Planned exercise stations will complement the greenway trail and seating areas will provide a respite from activity while presenting opportunities to enjoy a butterfly pollinator wildscape.

This is a task order utilizing Job Order Contracting (JOC), an alternative project delivery method in which ten contractors were approved through Ordinance 2019-02-21-0134 by City Council on February 21, 2019. The use of...

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