Frequently Asked Questions
To address the questions regarding the Replacement Medical Center Facility, Eastern Colorado Health Care System, we have developed this FAQs page. We will compile questions and answers and add to this page routinely. Thank you for your support and interest in this project.
What is the percentage of contracts that will be awarded to socio-economic groups (i.e. SDVOSB, VOSB, WOSB, HUBZone, etc)?
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs established acceptable socio-economic subcontracting goals for this project as:
- Small Business – 17.7%
- Small Disadvantaged Businesses – 5%
- Women Owned Small Businesses – 5%
- HUBZone Businesses –3%
- Veteran Owned Small Businesses – 5%
- Service Disable Small Businesses – 3%
Kiewit-Turner is actively working to exceed all of these goals.
What was the date of Kiewit-Turner’s contract award?
The Original Award date for Preconstruction Services was August 31st, 2010. A contract option for the renovation of the Clinic Building South structure as well as the demolition of other existing structures was issued on April 8, 2011. The balance of the project was awarded as a contract option on Veteran’s Day, November 11th, 2011.
What is going to be done to contractors if they miss classify workers in their craft?
This project is subject to the Davis-Bacon Act, and as per Federal Regulations, compliance with the applicable wage classifications and rates is mandatory. Any wage rate or classification errors discovered in certified payrolls will be corrected in accordance with 40 U.S.C. 3141.
What tracking will be done to track how many veterans will actually be employed working on the hospital?
Pursuant to 41 CFR 61-250 and 61-300, disclosure of an employee’s veteran status is voluntary. Kiewit-Turner strongly supports the utilization of veterans in the project’s workforce and encourages any employee with veteran status to disclose this information.
How does my company go about getting a sub-contractor list?
Awarded subcontracts for the project to-date may be found by going to the project website: http://www.denvervahospital.com/awards/.