04-0057R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH KRECH-OJARD & ASSOCIATES, P.A., FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN DESIGN SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE ALTERATIONS TO AND RECONSTRUCTION OF THE MAIN LIBRARY EXTERIOR STAIRS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $8,000.

BY COUNCILOR REINERT:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to enter into a consultant agreement with Krech-Ojard & Associates, P.A., for the sum of not to exceed $8,000, from Fund 100 Agency 700, Organization 2725, Object I314, for providing certain design services to the city of Duluth in connection with alterations to and reconstruction of the main library exterior stairs, said services and payment therefore to be substantially as outlined in the agreement on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _____________.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution would authorize a consultant agreement with Krech-Ojard & Associates, P.A., for architectural and engineering services related to the alterations and reconstruction of the main library stairs. These stairs have deteriorated over the past years and do not meet today's code standards. Krech & Ojard's professional fees are in an amount of $8,000, paid from C.I.P. funds.