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Record #: SO2019-1154   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/23/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 3/13/2019
Title: Design-build agreement with AECOM Constructors Chicago Joint Venture for Joint Public Safety Training Campus project at 4301 W Chicago Ave
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Mitts, Emma
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Miscellaneous
Attachments: 1. SO2019-1154.pdf, 2. O2019-1154.pdf


WHEREAS, The Chicago Department of Fleet and Facility Management ("2FM", the "Department") wishes to retain an entity for the purposes of designing and building a Joint Public Safety Training Campus ("JPSTC"), and other improvements, to be located at 4301 West Chicago Avenue; and
WHEREAS, The JPSTC is intended to provide combined indoor and outdoor training spaces that both improve upon the current Chicago Police Department ("CPD") and Chicago Fire Department ("CFD") training capabilities as well as offer modern facilities with joint-training opportunities; and
WHEREAS, The design-build project is further anticipated to catalyze investment in the West Garfield Park community by leveraging the City of Chicago's ("City") strategy of public infrastructure modernization as a means to provide economic stimulus; and
WHEREAS, The project, accordingly, will also include, in addition to the design-build of the JPSTC, site preparation for two future structures intended for commercial development; and
WHEREAS, The Chicago Infrastructure Trust ("CIT"), on behalf of the City, led the procurement for the design-build of JPSTC in coordination with the City and the Department; and
WHEREAS, CIT, on behalf of the City, issued a Request for Qualifications ("RFQ") for the design-build of the JPSTC on October 11, 2017, and issued a Request for Proposals ("RFP") to short-listed, qualified entities on May 31, 2018; and
WHEREAS, AECOM Constructors Chicago ("AECOM"), a joint venture, identifying AECOM Services of Illinois, Inc. as the Lead Engineering Firm, and Hunt Construction Group, Inc., as the Lead Contractor, was evaluated as qualified pursuant to the RFQ, and submitted a proposal in response to the RFP; and
WHEREAS, An evaluation committee, which included members from CPD, CFD, 2FM, the Department of Water Management, and the Department of Transportation, and CIT, with expertise in design and construction, reviewed the credentials, expertise, and capacity of t...

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