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File #: 19-0333    Version: 1 Name: 040119 - Construction Contract for LIOAA Watermain Project
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/1/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/1/2019 Final action: 4/1/2019
Enactment date: 4/1/2019 Enactment #: R-19-127
Title: Resolution to Award a Construction Contract to Fonson Company, Inc. for the Longshore, Indianola, Ottawa, Argo, Amherst Water Main Replacement Project ($2,465,644.50)
Attachments: 1. Bid Summary for LIOAA Watermain.pdf, 2. Longshore Water Main Location Map.pdf, 3. Fonson ITB 4565 Documents.pdf
Title
Resolution to Award a Construction Contract to Fonson Company, Inc. for the Longshore, Indianola, Ottawa, Argo, Amherst Water Main Replacement Project ($2,465,644.50)
Memorandum
Attached for your approval is a resolution to award a construction contract to Fonson Company, Inc. in the amount of $2,465,644.50 for the Longshore, Indianola, Ottawa, Argo, Amherst Water Main Replacement Project ("Project").

Project Description
The Project will replace and upsize water mains at:
* Longshore Drive from Argo Drive to 2000 Longshore Drive;
* Indianola Drive between Longshore Drive and Pontiac Street;
* Ottawa Road between Argo Drive and Indianola Drive;
* Argo Drive between Longshore Drive and Pontiac Street; and,
* Amherst Avenue between Longshore Drive and Pontiac Street.

This Project also includes geometric changes to intersections, new accessible sidewalk ramps, curb and gutter replacements, drainage structure replacements, and street resurfacing.

Project plans and specifications were distributed through the City's procurement website. Six bids were received and opened on February 19, 2019. Fonson Company, Inc., of Brighton, MI, was the lowest responsible bidder with a bid amount of $2,465,644.50, which is 6.31% higher than the Engineer's Estimate of $2,307,850.34. Attached is a summary of the bids received.

Fonson Company, Inc., has successfully completed similar work in the City and is able to meet the Project requirements. Fonson Company, Inc., has submitted all required Non-Discrimination, Prevailing Wage, Living Wage, and Conflict of Interest Disclosure forms and complies with the requirements of the City's Non-Discrimination and Living Wage ordinances.

A contingency amount of $246,564.50 is requested to cover changes orders approved by the City Administrator.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: The current Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) includes the Project (UT-WS-16-09). Funding for the project is included in the approved capital budgets of the Wat...

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