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Project Information

The City Yards is a 14.7-acre site located at 2500 Michigan Avenue that serves as the base for the City's maintenance operations, storage facilities, & other industrial uses. This project encompasses design and construction of the first phase of the build-out of the City Yards Master Plan, which would include site demolition and preparation, soil and structural remediation of landfill areas, construction of new operational and administrative buildings, & fueling stations.

Project Budget Details:

Project Cost- $114,621,195

Microgrid Study- $ 372,857

Percent for Art- $ 1,140,000

Total Budget- $116,134,052

Budget Total


Current Phase


Phase History
Planning2016 Q32017 Q4
Design2017 Q42020 Q1
Construction2019 Q32024 Q1

Other Resources

City Council Action History

DateAction TypeOutcome
12/10/2019Contract ModificationAuthorization of Second Modification to Guaranteed Maximum Price Contract with Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company for the City Yards Modernization Project
6/11/2019Contract ModificationFirst Modification with Hathaway Dinwiddie, for construction services for the City Yards Modernization Project
7/12/2016 Review and approve the feasibility analysis, concept design and financial options for the City Yards Modernization project. 2. Authorize the City Manager to negotiate a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) with design-build contractor HDCC for design services (including schematic design, design development and construction documents) to build the proposed City Yards Modernization Project in accordance to the proposed Zipper Plan and Phasing Package A. 3. Authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a second modification to Professional Services Agreement No. 10145 in the amount of $468,000 (includes a 10% contingency) with Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company (HDCC), a California-based company, to provide additional conceptual design scope of work related to the Olympic Treatment Plant, Water Resources, Gandara Park and Public Landscape, Phasing Package C.1. This will result in an amended agreement with a new total amount not to exceed $970,200, with future year funding contingent on Council budget approval. 4. Authorize the Director of Public Works to issue any necessary change orders to complete additional work within budget authority. 5. Authorize the City Manager to register the City Yards as an eco-district with EcoDistricts Protocol. 6. Authorize the budget changes as outlined in the Financial Impacts and Budget Actions section of this report.
1/26/2016Contract Modification 
7/28/2015Award Contract 

Additional Information

City Yards Project Environmental Impact Report To review the City Yards Project EIR, please visit this page.
City Yards Modernization Website For additional information and to sign up for notifications, please visit the City Yards Modernization project page.




Project Contacts

Sebastian Felbeck


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