The County wanted to develop a new facility to house four departments of the Park & Trails into one building and include a shop and maintenance area for their vehicles. The County engaged a design firm to generate a preliminary design and estimate but the estimate came in well over budget. Plus, now they had little time to have the facility completed by the end of the calendar year.
The local Butler Builder, Brentwood Builders, had briefed the county previously on utilizing the Sourcewell purchasing cooperative to design and build new facilities without going through the traditional design-bid-build process. The County reached out to Brentwood and BlueScope Construction, the Sourcewell construction supplier contract holder.
After completing its due diligence, the County determined that building through the Sourcewell contract would give the quality building they desired faster and within their budget.
Following the completion of the project, a Greene County official listed several benefits of the Sourcewell solution: