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MCABI Okays Lease For Medical Center

Issue Date: September 13, 2017

Plans are nearing completion for Bellin Medical Center's Oconto Hospital and Medical Center, Inc. division to become the first occupant of the Wisconsin Maritime Center of Excellence building being constructed in Marinette under the auspices of Marinette County Association for Business and Industry.

The project is funded by a $5 million grant awarded in 2013 by the Wisconsin Building Commission, and a $500,000 Brownfields Grant to help clean up the site on former Tyco property at the corners of Main, Ludington and Stanton streets in Marinette.

The building includes space for rent to four clients like Bellin, incubator facilities for fledgling businesses, "maker space," and offices for Naval officers working on the ship building program with Marinette Marine.

NWTC has been contacted to manage the incubator/office space portion of the facility, and has hired Mary Paitrick to handle that job on a half time basis. NWTC is expected to eventually offer training there for workers in businesses connected with the maritime industry.

At a meeting in Crivitz on Friday, Sept. 8, MCABI Executive Director Ann Hartnell informed the Building Committee that Smet Construction Services is to start the six-week "buildout" for the hospital in about 10 days, and completion is expected by the end of November. Hartnell said Bellin will pay the first half of their lease when the building is ready for occupancy, after they are satisfied that the buildout is what they have specified.

The meeting included approval of a contract change order with Smet that increases cost of the buildout from the initially approved $129,413 to what appears to be a final price - $468,855.31. A change order for $72,722.31 was approved previously, bringing the contract amount to $202,135.31.

The change order approved on Friday totals $266,750. Of this, $41,750 is for exterior masonry, exterior storefront glass and HVAC unit with installation, and $225,000 is for the balance of the buildout requested by Bellin. It includes basics like interior walls and ceilings, plumbing including toilet fixtures and sinks, cabinets, entry doors, windows, etc. as well as electrical components including a specification for 35 lights with drop in 3-bulb fluorescent light fixtures.

There had apparently been a competing bid or quote from Moyle Construction previously, and Director John Deschane commented their proposal in June was for $261,000, which is almost identical to the Smet price.

Hartnell said Bellin had added some things, including wider entry doors. She said Moyle would have to rebid with the addition work specified, and in any case, Bellin is asking to have Smet do the work.

Director Fred Meintz commented that Smet is the construction overseer, and if Moyle were hired for this job they would need to pay Smet more for supervising. Commenting, "We might as well make the lessee happy if it's a contractor we can live with," he moved to add the $266,000 to the Smet contract as proposed. The motion passed without dissent after a bit more discussion and a provision that there should be LED lights rather than fluorescent as specified. It was noted that savings in operating costs would pay for LED fixtures in a very short time. Meintz wondered if Smet could do the LED lights for the price quoted for fluorescent fixtures, but no answer was provided and there was no action taken on that issue.

Furnishings are part of the agreement, and Hartnell said she continues to seek them. NWTC has given them some surplus furnishings and equipment from its Marinette and Green Bay campuses. Hartnell said she is still looking for furniture for the conference room.

Board Chair George Bousley asked who is handling security for the Navy side of the Building. Hartnell said the Navy does need additional security, but they want to handle it themselves, with nobody else involved.

Decision was postponed on bids for monitoring wells and closing out the Brownfields Grant. Proposals but apparently not full bids had been submitted by GEI Consultants and Stantec. The price quoted by GEI totaled $9,900. Hartnell said GEI did not do a full bid but did provide pricing. She said they had spoken with the DNR so they knew what is expected of them. Information on the Stantec quote was not provided to the public at the meeting, and discussion indicated their full price quote was not in.

Hartnell spoke in favor of the Stanetc proposal. "Stantec has done a good job for us through the whole project," she declared. "They carried us without interest until the grant funds were released, and Lynelle (Caine) has done a lot for us that she didn't charge for"we need to consider that."

Meintz asked if there was any urgency in approving a contract, and Hartnell said there was not. Vote was unanimous to delay a decision until they have full proposals from both firms.

An agreement to pay $250 per year for a firm to monitor fire security systems in both buildings and send information to the fire department if needed was unanimously approved.

At the start of the meeting, with a quorum present but before the meeting was called to order, Hartnell reported briefly on an offer from "Insight" economic development magazine to publish half page ads in two issues, including the special NEW North Summit publication, for a total of $1,300, which she felt was a very good price.

Meintz and Bousley both felt the proposal should go to the full board for a decision. Hartnell said by the time of the board meeting it will be too late to accept the offer, and they do have the money in the marketing budget. The deadline is Thursday, Sept. 21.

Meintz agreed the money is there, "but you can't just spend it." He said at least committee approval should be obtained.

Bousley expressed doubt about the value of that advertising, and suggested should check circulation figures. He too said he is uncomfortable about going ahead without at least committee action, "and this is not the right committee."

That discussion ended when Bousley called the Building Committee meeting to order and they proceeded with items on the agenda, starting with approval of the lease contract with Oconto Hospital and Medical Center, Inc.


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