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File #: 19-0575    Version: 1 Name: 5/6/19 Geddes Dam Recoating
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/6/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/6/2019 Final action: 5/6/2019
Enactment date: 5/6/2019 Enactment #: R-19-195
Title: Resolution to Award Construction Contract for the Geddes Dam Gate Recoating and Repairs Project to Gerace Construction Company, Inc. ($828,000), to Appropriate Funds, and to Amend the Project Budget (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. Contract (Gerace)_ITB_4564_GeddesGates_2019.pdf
Title
Resolution to Award Construction Contract for the Geddes Dam Gate Recoating and Repairs Project to Gerace Construction Company, Inc. ($828,000), to Appropriate Funds, and to Amend the Project Budget (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
This memo and resolution seeks approval to award a construction contract to Gerace Construction Company, Inc. (Gerace) for the Geddes Dam Gate Recoating and Repairs Project ($828,000), as well as to appropriate funds, and amend the Project budget.

Geddes Dam was constructed in 1920 on the Huron River and is operated and maintained by the City's Water Treatment Services Unit. The dam creates the Gallup impoundment, which sets the layout of Gallup Park and generates revenue for the City through "pond paddles," a boating activity in an impoundment area.

After a 2016 inspection, the State recommended the City rehabilitate spillway gate nos. 1, 2 and 3 (gate No. 4 was replaced in 2015), because their coating, shafts and supports are beyond their expected service life and have developed corrosion. The resulting Project will include removal of the existing coating, reapplication of the coating, steel repairs, and seal replacement.

This Project is in the approved CIP for FY20 and meets sustainability goals, including a safe community and active living and learning. The Park Advisory Commission recommended approval on April 16, 2019.

On February 26, 2019, the City received the following bids for the Project:

Bidder Base Bid Alternates 1-5 Total Bid
Gerace $636,000 $192,000 $ 828,000
Alltech $1,034,020 $356,800 $1,390,820
Abhe&Svoboda $955,440 $525,125 $1,480,565
Fisher $927,400 $637,550 $1,564,950
DRAX, Inc. $1,787,420 $1,165,200 $2,952,620

Because some gate components couldn't be evaluated until the project is under way, the ITB solicited bids for alternate items that may or may not be built:

No. 1 Replace Trunnion Hub and Pin Assembly
No. 2 Replace Gate Arm
No. 3 Epoxy Filler on Skin Plate
No. 4 Allowance for Unspecifie...

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