Government

City Approves Contracts for City Annex Project

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Board of Control this morning approved the settlement reached with the municipal court judges last week, and awarded two contracts for the conversion of space in the City Hall Annex to accommodate the courts.

City Council approved the settlement with the judges last week.

Olsavcky Jaminet Architects Inc., Youngstown, was awarded a $595,000 contract to provide architectural services for the $7.75 million project, which will involve renovating space for the municipal courts and the clerk of courts’ offices.

The board, which consists of Mayor John McNally, Law Director Marty Hume and Finance Director David Bozanich, also approved a professional services agreement with local architect Paul Ricciuti to serve as the city’s project representative. Ricciuti will be paid up to $49,500 for his services.

Ricciuti will serve as an “overseer” for the project on the city’s behalf, Hume said. Having both Ricciuti and Olsavsky Jaminet will help the city to make sure “the way we do our construction bids that we’re getting the best value for our dollars.”

Additionally, the board approved entering into a professional services agreement with CT Consultants Inc. for engineering design services, construction administration and inspection services for the Wick Avenue rehabilitation project. Under the contract, the cost for services and expenses will not exceed $480,000.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.