Pittsfield Town Hall Building Committee Meeting Minutes
May 23, 2022
Minutes Approval: April 18, 2022
- Emergency Shelter Bids Update
- Phase Two Bids
- Next Steps
Next Meeting Date: TBD
Herb called the meeting to order at 5:08 pm. Glenn seconded. All in Favor.
Herb Kuendig, Mike Moran, Glenn Reinauer present with Henry Haefner attending remotely. Carl Oertel submitted a verbal resignation from the committee which was accepted. Glenn was thanked for his many contributions.
Minutes Approval: April 18, 2022- Mike moved that the meeting minutes be accepted. Glenn seconded. All in favor.
- Emergency Shelter Bids-Committee discussed and compared competing bids for the following:
J-5 Electric $26,921
Mike moved to recommend Brookfield to the Pittsfield Rescue Plan Committee. Herb seconded. All in Favor. Both detailed bids will be forwarded to the PRPC. CV Oil estimate to connect generator to the 1,000UG tank outside Town Office will be included. $1,950 for work does include $850. for trenching which is included in the Brookfield bid, so CV Oil bid may be lower.
Insta Hot Water Heater: Paquette $4,482.75
Mini-split heat pump heat/cool: Paquette $8,767.40 includes rebates
Glenn moved to defer deciding on both bids until the committee gets at least another quote for comparison. Herb seconded. All in favor.
New Basement Electrical: J-5 Electric $16,442 (does not include fixtures)
VT Electrical $4,912* (no fixtures)
*Craig Peterson says his bid from last year may be a little higher
Glenn moved that the committee hire VT Electrical if after another walk-through review of the lighting plan his bid does not exceed 25% of the original bid. Mike seconded. All in favor. Herb will contact Craig when he returns after Memorial Day and get him scheduled ASAP.
Media Blasting of wood timbers and steel beams V-Blasting $8,519.07
Mike moved to hire V-Blasting to begin work as soon after electrical demolition as possible. Her seconded. All in favor. Herb will reach out to Cal Poulin to schedule. Town will have to contract for a dumpster. Herb will get details on size.
Seal wood timber and paint steel beams Don Marshall $2,700
Mike moved to hire Don Marshall. Herb seconded. Ann will reach out to Don to get scheduled after media blasting is completed.
Frame walls/replace basement windows
Henry will reach out to Denny Veilleux to see if he is interested. Herb will order hopper windows. Members will continue to solicit other contractors.
Install drywall, mud and finish Cal’s Custom Drywall $5,361.12
Glenn moved to hire Cal Poulin. Herb seconded. All in favor. Herb will also try to schedule this project.
2. Phase Two Bids committee agreed to continue looking for contractors to bid for this project
- Next Steps: committee will forward to the Pittsfield Rescue Plan Committee bids that will come in and try to schedule all contractors to complete electrical, ceiling and walls in basement.
Next Meeting Date: TBD
There being no further business of the committee, Mike moved to adjourn the meeting at 5:55pm. Herb seconded. All in favor.
Approved: August 11, 2022