On August 1st, the Salina County Commission held a meeting concerning a roof leak at the former Juvenile Detention Facility, which has been transformed to house the county’s Human Resources, GIS, and Planning & Zoning operations since its refurbishment in 2022. Following a comprehensive evaluation of the site, the Commission authorized the staff to prepare invitations for bids to handle the necessary repairs. The bidding process, which took place on September 13th, yielded four proposals from local roofing companies. Diamond Roofing was the priciest bid with a projected cost of $58,470, with a project completion date by year-end, and a 15-year warranty with an additional 2 years for workmanship. Danker Roofing proposed a far less costly solution at $50,997, and a quicker completion by November 21, 2023, but only offering a 10-year warranty. Ryan Roofing submitted two bid offers with a standard bid of $57,564 and an alternative bid of $39,852 that proposes using a flat, non-tapered roofing system. This prospective roofing contractor would start work 30 days after award and to finish within a 14-day span, extending a 15-year warranty. Lastly, Meridian Roofing priced its bid at $64,521 but provided a less expensive alternative of $36,259, which only covered tearing off and repairing the sections damaged by dampness. Meridian offers a project completion timeline that closes off the year and a 10-year warranty. The cost of the roofing repairs will be reimbursed from the County CIP. The CIP currently holds $3,913,957, enough to cover the cost for this project regardless of the successful bidder’s price. The motion to award the alternate bid to Ryan Roofing for a flat, non tapered roof in the amount of $39,852 was unanimously approved with a 5-0 vote.
Saline County Commissioners Approve Roof Repairs for Juvenile Facility
Oct 8, 2023 — 1 min read