Supervisors Move Forward On Law Enforcement Center

Meeting Oct. 1, the Antelope County Board of Supervisors voted 4 to 3 to accept the ‘Base Bid Construction Cost’ in the amount of $5,026,724.57 with the addition of three alternate projects making a total construction cost of $5,075,148. Voting to accept the bid were Supervisors’ Charlie Henery, LeRoy Kerkman, Larry Baker and Chairman Jerald Schwager. Voting ‘no’ were Supervisors’ Merlin Bolling, Harlan Brandt and Neil Williby.
The three ‘Alternate Projects’ approved were:
• A full build-out of storage/future dormitories 149 and 150 ($28,946.80)
• Laminate epoxy floor system to rooms noted on plan ($42,386.57)
• Clad new entrance canopy with vestibule #100 “cloud” assembly with specified metal plate panel system in lieu of aluminum composite panel (ACM) deduct (-$22,909.66)
Present to discuss the construction costs were Prochaska & Associaties representatives Steve Riley and Curt Fields along with RaDec representatives Kelly Lehr, Doug Moser and Ed Bottolfsen.
On Sept. 19, RaDec Construction accepted bids on behalf of Antelope County for the new law enforcement facility.
The ‘base bid’ of $5,026,724.57 broke down this way:
• Bid Package ‘B’ $4,343,255.10
• Amendment #1 (Earthwork & Rebar) $121,798.61
• Amendment #2 (Flat and Structural Concrete) $361,670.86
Supervisors approved construction of a new law enforcement center last fall.