02/16/11 Members of the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission opened Requests for Proposals for right-of-way acquisition services for the South Gateway Improvement project during their meeting Tuesday night. Five companies from Fort Wayne and Indianapolis presented information on their individual companies.
1. The Worden Group, Inc. , Fort Wayne, IN
2. Jackie A. Wright , Indianapolis, IN
3. O. R. Colan Associates, Indianapolis, IN
4. Misner & Associates, Inc., Fort Wayne, IN
5. Beam, Longest and Neff, L.L.C., Indianapolis, IN
The Redevelopment Commission also opened Requests for Proposals for preliminary design for the new downtown park. Ten companies from Indiana and Illinois presented packets with information on similar projects their companies have worked on.
1. Hitchcock Design Group, Naperville, IL
In Association with Bollinger, Lach & Associates, Inc., South Bend, IN
2. Nancy Chess Felde, Plymouth, IN
3. Lehman & Lehman, Inc., Mishawaka, IN
4. The Lakota Group, Chicago, IL
5. Browning, Day, Mullins, Dierdorf Architects, Indianapolis, IN
6. Hannum, Wagle & Cline Engineering, Indianapolis, IN
7. The Arsh Group, Inc., Merrillville, IN
8. Ratio Architects, Indianapolis, IN
9. GAI Consultants, Inc., Valparaiso, IN
10. The Troyer Group, Mishawaka, IN
The Redevelopment Commission took both sets of requests for proposals under-advisement. They also approved a review committee to look over the RFP’s. Committee members will be Mayor Mark Senter, Dave Morrow Bob Beiter representing the Park Board, Dr. Tom Pedivoli representing the Redevelopment Commission and Brent Martin representing the Plymouth Economic Development Corporation. They hope to report back to the Commission with their recommendations during the next meeting scheduled for March 15th.
City Engineer Rick Gaul updated Commission members on the Oak Drive widening and enhancement project. A pre-construction meeting is scheduled for March 7 and the mobile office trailer will be moved in on site mid March with work starting the first week of April. Gaul said the city and Cripe Architects and Engineering are still working on issues with Bob Evans.