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March 14, 2013

Council approves FY13-14 budget


Major provisions of Change Order No. 1 include the following:

-Provide and install monitor modules at each of the 14 engines and connect two pressure sensors and one temperature sensor.

-Mount sensors and install tubing and conduit as required.

-Program modules and train staff on programming and stored data.

This resolution approves Change Order No. 1 with CSE Enterprises, LLC in the amount of $51,200. in addition, Change Order No. 1 extends the substantial completion date from March 29, 2013 to April 26, 2013, and final completion date from April 26, 3012 to May 17, 2013.

Council also approved a resolution accepting public improvements for the WesleyLife Pella Campus.

Hearthstone is planning to construct a senior retirement community consisting of 64 nursing beds and up to 34 one and two bedroom assisted living units. The proposed site is located on 50 acres directly north of the Pella Country Club at 1620 Main Street.

As part of the development. Hearthstone constructed the following public improvements:

-Extension of the public sewer line from Hearthstone’s property northeast to the City’s sanitary trunk sewer, which is approximately 4,000 feet in length.

-Extension of the public water main along the east side of Main Street from the north side of Fountain View Drive to Hearthstone’s property line, which is 645 feet in length.

Civil Design Advantage (CDA) has certified the public improvements are substantially complete and comply with the City’s standards for public infrastructure. The developer has provided a maintenance bond for the public improvements.

This resolution adds the following improvements to the City’s infrastructure assets:

-1,117 LF of 10” sanitary sewer, 2,900 LF of 8” sanitary sewer, 13 manholes and seals

-645 LF of 12” water main, 2 - 12” gate valves, and 2 fire hydrants

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