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MEETING MINUTES

Ithaca Commons Repair & Upgrade Project


Date
05/13/2014

Start
10:00 AM

Purpose
2014 Construction Meeting #7
Distribution/Attendance:
City of Ithaca
Downtown Ithaca Alliance
Sasaki Associates
Labella Associates
Vacri Construction / ACP
Power & Construction Group
Verizon
NYSEG Gas
DDS
NYSEG Electric

End
11:00 AM

C#2 Utilities, C#3A Surface, C#3B Electric


Next Date
05/20/2014

Next Time
10:00 AM

Prepared By
Jessica Buckley

Location
Commons Project Office 215 East State St Ithaca, NY
(Present at meeting unless noted: A absent)
Michael Kuo, Jessica Buckley, Nicole Mason
Tammy Baker
Susannah Ross (A), Eamonn Hutton (A)
Dan Walker, James Matzat (A)
Ralph Avery, Andy Breznay, Matt Thomas(A), Roberto DeVincentis (A),
Bob Belavigna - ACP
Lou Zupan, Bill Planert, Brian Planert
James Edwards, Dave Comer (A)
Doug Stafford (A), Jack Barker, Dawn Stillwell (A)
Jeff Bubb (A)
Jack Czapranski, Dennis Kuhn (A)

Item / Description
1. RFIs
1.1. Any open RFIs at this time
2. SUBMITTALS
2.1. Vacri report on: TTC alley HH (needed this
week); WF vault; Granite & steel shop
drawings; BM Pavilion shop drawings

2.2. P&CG report on: Stage lighting; Kiosks

3. OPEN DESIGN ITEMS


3.1. Water Feature Design pending approval
of health department
4. SCHEDULE
4.1. P&CG to schedule 1-2 additional crews
05/12: Start NW & SW end of E State;
Working w/ NYSEG Electric at N Tioga &
NE side of E State St

Notes

Gateway anchors submitted; granite


submittals to be sent to architect; Sasaki /
EP to issue revised footer for BMP; Sasaki
to issue sketch of WF footprint; Home
Dairy storm structure CB 2.T is submittal
#30 R3 (lead time = 1.5-2 wks)
HH to be submitted this week; Concrete
HH available through Oldcastle; Lighting
package to be submitted this week;
WF vault sanitary lateral is on hold
pending Ithaca water treatment facility /
health department approval
P&CG to work in Bank Alley; Vacri plans to
remove wall around yellow woods;

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Due

05/19 06/16: Complete N Tioga


4.2. NYSEG Electric to complete relocation of
secondary to Aurora St by 05/16
4.3. Vacri / AC&P
May: Complete utilities; Verizon MH entry
June: Site demo; Pour foundations /
footers; Site grading, curbs, expansion
joints
July: Prep & pour slab N Tioga; Paving
program
4.4. NYSEG Gas Priorities:
A. Make connection at Aurora St
B. Test, charge main and run service to
bldg north branch between Aurora &
Trolley Circle
C. Provide new service to 215 E State St
prior to July
5. UTILITIES COORDINATION
5.1. Verizon / Gas Conflicts E State St: P&CG
to report on # of Verizon conflicts with
cat. poles
5.2. Water Feature Rough In: Verizon
scheduled to start work lowering DB
05/19; Vacri to submit on WF vault as
specd
5.3. TTC Alley/Telecom: 05/12: EE Root is to
expose TTC conduits to allow for the
installation of the TTC HH and storm
lateral by Vacri; Verizon is to be
scheduled to expose cables in alley to
allow installation of storm lateral
5.4. Telecom Entry to Verizon MHs: Vacri
finished Cayuga St; Aurora & Seneca St to
be scheduled
5.5. Asphalt Restoration: Vacri, NYSEG Gas &
Signals project (PC&G) to coordinate in
intersections
6. VAULTS
6.1. Vault Infill 208/210 to be filled by 8 AM
05/13; 123 infill to be complete by 05/21;
Other possible vault infills at 118, 119,
135,137,139; Vacri to submit price
estimate on infill at 126 & 208/210
7. ELECTRIC
7.1. Grading plan available for surveyor

NYSEFG Electric crew only scheduled for 1


week
C#2 work remaining: Storm for Alleys & at
Seneca St; DW to review bump out at
Seneca St

Cap midpoint of gas main at North side


Trolley Circle; Valve boxes are to
straightened; NYSEG is to use item 4 to
restore sidewalk;

P&CG to submit lighting package to drive


retirement of gas main; BP to report on
light pole/ Verizon DB conflicts , City to
respond
Revised price estimate pending revised
submittal; City & Engineer to review knock
out vault submittal
TTC HH to arrive on site 05/20; Verizon to
be scheduled for end of this week, early
next week; EE Root to be scheduled 05/21
to finish alley and connection to E state St;
Schedule switch over for TTC 05/02.
Seneca St entry pending 05/20, Vacri to
schedule w/ Verizon & City; AB to submit
Seneca St plan, MK to confirm schedule of
05/19 with city
Trolley circle & bank alley to temp asphalt
to be done 05/16

Vacris cost breakdown pending material


invoice; 126 to be backfilled 05/14; 119 &
118 pending, not likely

Vacri & P&CG surveyors to coordinate

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grading plan
7.2. Electric feed from panel west HH exposed
on fence hook east of 158 E State St
8. TELECOM DUCT BANK
8.1. Bank Alley west walkway to be closed
week of 05/12; TTC east entrance to
remain open until 05/14
9. M&PTP: MAINTENANCE & PROTECTION
OF TRAFFIC & PEDESTRIANS
9.1. All trenches need to be prepared for
graduation weekend; Gas At least item
4; Vacri asphalt; PC&G Beautiful
concrete / plate combo
9.2. Vacri is to power off the electric during
the day, and on at the end of the day; Any
variation is to be communicated to
JB/MK, AB, LZ, Andy (Gas)
9.3. PERSONAL VEHICLES ARE PROHIBITED
FROM PARKING ON SITE
9.4. Flaggers are required to bring trucks on &
off site, especially when backing up
9.5. Pedestrian walkways are to be reinstated
at the end of each day; Only one crossing
may be closed at a time; If more than one
is to be closed a temporary crossing is to
be opened
9.6. The mural fence may be disassembled to
allow work, however must be reinstated
at the end of each day
9.7. Vacri to propose sidewalk demo plan

DDS to confirm use of item 4 in trenches

Lock out tag out procedures are to be put


in place on electric panel; DDS is to have
electrician disconnect / reconnect at end
of day;

DATES TO REMEMBER

May 16 to May 18 Ithaca College Graduation, no work on weekend


May 23 to May 25 Cornell Graduation, no work on weekend
May 30 to June 1 Ithacafest, Cayuga St entrance closed

ADDITIONAL NOTES

City to request waterproofing detail from Architect / Engineer for #158 & #202; ACP to submit
cost breakdown
Vacri critical path item: Sasaki to issue WF rough in, needed for SD / TD Slot

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