City of Chino

Staff Report

Accept the Senior Center Restroom Renovation Project constructed by R. Dependable as complete, file the Notice of Completion, and release the retention funds.


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Revenue: Expenditure: 6508310-48025-PF151 Transfer In: Transfer Out:



On November 17, 2015, City Council awarded a construction contract to R. Dependable Construction, Inc., San Bernardino, CA in the amount of $302,000 to remodel and expand the public restrooms at the Senior Center.  At that time, City Council also approved the expenditures of up to $30,200 for construction contingencies. The restroom renovations included the demolition of the existing restrooms and the expansion of the restroom facilities.  The new restrooms were re-constructed to meet all current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, including the replacement and upgrade of all restroom fixtures.



During the course of construction, a number of unforeseen items were identified in the field, and addressed as modifications to the project.  These modifications included the following items:


·         Replacement of the existing galvanized pipe with copper pipe for both the restrooms and drinking fountain.

·         Installation of two (2) water hammer arrestors.

·         Re-construction of water damaged interior wall.

·         Replacement of the fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) paneling in the multipurpose room.

·         Additional lease costs incurred for the use of the portable restroom building utilized by the public during construction.

·         Modifications of privacy partition panel in men’s restroom.


All additional work was completed by the general contractor within the original construction timeline and budget.


The following is a summary of final accounting costs for the project:


              R. Dependable Construction Inc. - Purchase Order Amount                                      $302,000

              Change Order Amount (3.9% of Total Contract Amount)                                              $12,743

              Final Contract Amount                                                                                                            $314,743


R. Dependable Construction, Inc. has satisfactorily completed all work within the project budget, and has complied with the terms of the contract.  The Senior Center restrooms have been inspected by the Building Department and Building Official and found to be in compliance with all current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) access requirements. The required manufacturers and installation warranties are currently on file with the City. A Notice of Completion has also been prepared for filing with the San Bernardino County Recorder’s Office.





Meeting History

May 17, 2016 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
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MOVER:Tom Haughey, Council Member
SECONDER:Glenn Duncan, Council Member
AYES:Dennis R. Yates, Eunice M. Ulloa, Glenn Duncan, Earl C. Elrod, Tom Haughey