CORRECT LIFE SAFETY VICIATINS AND RI VATE EAST WING
Government House, St. Augustine, Florida
Project Number DOS-8449-A
to be constructed for
MEE HISTORIC ST. AUGUSTINE PRESERVATION BOARD
State of Florida
DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES
DIVISION OF BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
June 27, 1988
Shepard Associates Architects & Planners Inc.
2111 Corporate Square Boulevard
Jacksonville, Florida 32216 (904) 721-2111
Sections 10 14
I. BIDDING CONDITIONS
II. CONTRACTURAL CONDITIONS
Base Bid, Allowances, and Alternates
Temporary Construction and Facilities
Demolition & Salvage
and Sheet Metal
Glass and Glazing
Portland Cement Plaster (Stucco)
Mechanical (see drawings)
Electrical (see drawings)
01015 BASE BID, ALLOWANCES, & ALTERNATES PAGE 1
01015-1.GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK
A. PROJECT SITE:
The project site is located at 49 King Street, St. Augustine, Florida,
as indicated on the drawings.
The Contractor will be allotted space for a work area located on the
southeast corner of the site within the existing enclosed courtyard. The
Contractor is responsible for providing off-site parking required for
construction. The Contractor shall make arrangements as necessary with
the City for loading and unloading. The Contractor shall provide any
fencing he might require for the exterior work area and shall remove
fence and evidence of same at the completion of construction or need for
use of this area. The location of the work area, fencing, and gates
shall be acceptable to the Owner and the City. All damage caused by the
use of this area shall be repaired by the Contractor at no cost to the
B. WORK INCLUDED:
Provide new handicapped ramp to the southernmost entry to
the Main Lobby from the east.
Relocate one existing condensing unit and provide one new
condensing unit, respectively (and as described below), on the flat roof
above the HSAPB offices.
First Floor East Wing Multipurpose Room:
Provide new veneer plaster at existing interior walls and
interior columns, new portions of suspended ceilings, on certain walls
of the vault converted to Staff Room, and new partition under stair.
Repair existing and provide new ornamental plaster. In-
stall existing ornamental plaster brackets.
Provide new fire-retardant treated wood floor over new and
existing tunnels. Provide new tunnel below floor connecting new HVAC
equipment with existing tunnel. Provide new CMU partition with access
door at tunnel.
Provide new landing and labelled doors at steps from Main
Lobby into East Wing. Relocate existing steps. Provide new handrails.
Provide new surface-mounted vertical rod exit devices, new
thresholds, and new coordinators on south doors of East Wing. Install
existing historic hardware lever handles in fixed position for use as
pulls on the exterior of these doors. Provide new door at new equipment
area below stairs. If possible utilize historic hardware lever handles
on these doors also. Coordinate keying of new hardware with the Owner.
01015 BASE BID, ALLOWANCES, & ALTERNATES PAGE 2
Provide reconstructed baseboards and other millwork as
Provide new sheet vinyl flooring in Staff Room. See Alternate
for carpet in Multipurpose Room.
Paint existing and new surfaces not otherwise finished.
Provide a new 5-ton HVAC unit to serve the East Wing through
existing tunnels and a new tunnel below the floor. The air handler shall
be located in a 2 hour rated space below the stair to the second floor.
The supply side shall be ducted to floor registers located above
existing tunnel branches on the north side of the room The return side
shall use the existing tunnel as a plenum; return air registers shall be
located above existing tunnel branches on the south side of the room.
The new condensing section shall be located on the flat roof above the
HSAPB offices. The existing condensing section serving the second floor
of the East Wing shall be relocated adjacent to the new unit on the flat
Provide a new 150-amp panel served from the existing main
panel located in the basement. Locate the panel in the new HVAC space
below the stair to the second floor. Provide new power circuits to
convenience outlets in the Multipurpose Room and Staff Room and to the
new HVAC equipment. Provide a new weatherproof disconnect at the new
condensing unit on the roof. Provide new lighting circuits to the Staff
Room and Multipurpose Room, including circuits for future track lighting
in the ceiling. Provide new light fixture in the Staff Room. Reuse
existing light fixtures in the Multipurpose Room; existing fixtures
shall be on dimmers.
Provide exit signs, smoke detectors, and an intrusion alarm
system coordinated with existing systems as necessary.
First Floor Auditorium Area:
As described in detail below, provide a continuous 2 hour
separation between the Main and South Lobbies and the Auditorium.
Remove the existing partition on east side of Audito-
rium and replace with a 2 hour rated partition. Remove, store, and
reinstall acoustical curtain. Provide new fire-rated doors in the new
east partition, including doors providing access to the rear of each
display case. Provide new support channels in the east partition for new
portable display cases provided under this contract. Existing display
windows and ticket window shall remain. Provide fire-rated rolling fire
shutter above ticket window; remove and reinstall cabinets and
countertop at ticket window. If possible, reinstall existing marble on
Lobby side of existing partition where marble was replaced by later
On the east and south sides of the Stage provide a new 2
hour partition located 4'-0" away from the existing partition, thus
forming a corridor providing rear access to existing display areas.
01015 BASE BID, ALLOWANCES, & ALTERNATES PAGE 3
Remove existing stage floor in the area of the new corridor. Remove the
existing glass and plywood fronts of the large display cases and
reconstruct the fronts to the full area available. Provide new large and
small display cases. Provide access to the rear of new cases provided
under this contract.
Existing ductwork above the new east partition shall be
removed and replaced with new ductwork shaped to be located entirely to
the east of the new rated partition. Existing diffusers serving the Main
Lobby shall remain, but diffusers with fire dampers shall be provided to
serve the Auditorium west of the partition. Existing ductwork above the
new corridor at the east and south of the Stage shall remain, but
diffusers serving the Stage shall be fire-dampered. New flex duct shall
be provided at the new and existing ductwork to serve all display cases
and new corridor areas; return air shall pass through new grilles into
New convenience outlets shall be located adjacent to each
display case for power and for lighting.
Second Floor Corridor and East Wing Office Area:
Drop condensate line through floor at existing air handler
in East Wing offices and run above new ceiling in first floor Multipur-
pose Room to closest hub in an existing sanitary drain. Line shall be
The existing circuit from the existing second floor panel
serving the existing HVAC condensing unit located on the balcony shall
be rerouted to the same unit after it is relocated on the flat roof
above the HSAPB offices. Relocate the disconnect serving the unit.
01015-2 EXISTING STRUCTURE
Before submitting a proposal, each contractor shall thoroughly review
all drawings and shall visit the site to acquaint himself with all
conditions relevant to the work, including the general conditions of the
existing structures and improvements.
No consideration will be given at a later date for alleged misunderstan-
dings as to the requirements of demolition, public protection or
The submission of a bid will be considered an acknowledgment on the part
of the Contractor of his review of the drawings and visitation of the
01015-3 BASE BID
Each bidder shall state in his Base Bid his proposal for performing all
work shown or specified, including allowances as indicated, excepting
only the work specifically shown or noted as not in contract or as work
under an additive alternate.
01015 BASE BID, ALLOWANCES, & ALTERNATES PAGE 4
ALLOWANCE "A": Under the Base Bid provide an allowance of $10,000.00
for the reconstruction and restoration of certain existing finish
hardware and for the provision of new hardware selected by the
Owner at certain existing doors and at all new doors. Installation
cost and General Contractor's profit and overhead shall be included
in Base Bid. Allowance shall include subcontractor's overhead,
profit, material, labor, delivery, and unloading at the site.
ALLOWANCE "B": Under Alternate No. 1 provide an allowance of $10,000.00
for new carpeting in the Multipurpose Room in the East Wing. Carpet
shall be selected by the Owner. Allowance shall include all costs,
including overhead, profit, installation, material, labor,
delivery, and storage (if required).
01015-5 ALTERNATE BIDS
The Contractor shall further state in his bid his proposal for each of
the additive Alternates listed below. Bid price for each alternate shall
include adjustments in the work af all trades which will be affected by
the work of the Alternate, and all Allowances included in each
ALTERNATE NO. 1: Provide Allowance "B".
01015-6 HISTORIC VALUE
This site is of historic value and is listed on the National Register of
Historic Places. All historic materials and artifacts discovered at the
site shall remain the property of the Owner and shall be immediately
turned over to the Owner's representative.
END OF SECTION 01015