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Starnberg – Culture in Landratsamt even more expensive – Starnberg

Soil problems and price increases on the building are the cause. Initially, there was talk of seven million euros.

The cost of public construction projects often skyrockets. So it was learned last Monday that the price of Starnberger Landratsamt 's crop is expected to increase further by four million, reaching a total of about 22.5 million euros. Landratsamt spokeswoman Barbara Beck explained in a conversation yesterday with SZ the context of the further increase in costs.

The price increase is due to the current market situation, Beck said. "Fewer and fewer businesses are bidding" because they are currently busier. This meant that the selection of bidders was obviously very limited in this case, which reduced competition and raised prices. The result: about 1.5 million euros of additional costs. Finally, 35 jobs had to be done for the construction project.

When district councilor Karl Roth, architect Dominik Fahr and treasurer Stefan Pilgram (from left to right) laid the foundation stone of the Landratsamt extension, it was still a question of costs. amounting to 18.5 million euros. Today, they are already 22.5 million euros.

(Photo: Georgine Treybal)

But that was not the only problem: even the ground near the lake was much worse than expected, said the official spokeswoman. For this reason, the length of the cast iron piles, which were to be sunk in abundance in the ground, had to increase to 60 meters and increase their number. The additional costs for this amount to 1.4 million euros. Speaking of basement: In the course of the construction work, Beck also found that the excavated soil was more contaminated than would be expected from the results of the preliminary investigations. In the samples, the experts discovered polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in groundwater. Too high poison values ​​indicate that the asphalt was buried in the ground. Various reconstructions were then necessary. Another consequence was that the soil had to be classified in a higher class of pollutants, which resulted in an increase in landfill costs of 545,000 euros.

New expensive technology

The sound system and all the media technology in the conference rooms of the Starnberger Landratsamt are so obsolete that annoying disturbances are occurring, but there is even some risk to security. "It would not be really difficult to listen here or even to pick up the signals," said Thomas Eberhard, a member of the district committee, who is responsible as the PDE team leader within the organization. # 39; authority. Until now, the signals are transmitted analogically and unencrypted.

At present, the district wants to invest one million euros in the modernization of the facilities. Despite the high amount, the committee agreed. Work should be done during the summer of next year. The technology installed in the construction of the district administration office in the mid-80s was last renovated in 2006. Only the technical equipment was renewed, but not the wiring. As Eberhard explained, the system uses WLAN frequencies, so even a cell phone or tablet can suffice to disrupt the speaker system.

Politicians and auditors have experienced it on the occasion. The plugs and connections often do not fit properly. The acoustics leave something to be desired. This was also noted by the director of the hospital, Thomas Weiler, who initially followed the proceedings by listening to the forums and, by his own admission, sometimes had difficulty keeping up with the contributions. This should now be improved by a complex conversion. Among other things, cables and cables placed in the ground are renewed. The sound technology is being modernized so that the room is illuminated uniformly in speeches and discussions on the podium with speakers hanging from the ceiling of the Great Hall. In addition, a new projector will be installed on a screen for projection. The microphones are renewed, the lighting is modernized. The cost calculation took into account a regional factor that further increases spending. Experience has shown that this work in the district is particularly expensive. LANs

Another 195,000 euros cost him, the photovoltaic system installed on the roofs of the existing district offices also extending to the new building. And another 40,000 euros are due, as connecting the new building to the existing building will cost more, Beck said.

District Administrator Karl Roth (CSU) informed county councils of the increased costs at the last non-public meeting of the district committee and the construction committee. Among other things, the conference awarded contracts for the project. Oswald Gasser, spokesman for the FDP County Council faction, has now released this figure as part of what he called "budget clarity and financial transparency".

The end of infinite history

After years of discussion, district administrator Karl Roth lays foundation stone for Landratsamt extensionBy Astrid Becker