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File #: 19-1460    Version: 1 Name: 9/3/19 - Lester Brothers - Contract for As-Needed Directional Boring
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/3/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/3/2019 Final action: 9/3/2019
Enactment date: 9/3/2019 Enactment #: R-19-402
Title: Resolution to Award a Construction Contract to Lester Brothers Excavation, Inc., for As-Needed Directional Boring ($175,644.00, Bid No. ITB-4590)
Attachments: 1. ITB_4590.pdf, 2. BID_LesterBros.pdf, 3. ITB_4590_Lester_Brothers_Contract.pdf

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Resolution to Award a Construction Contract to Lester Brothers Excavation, Inc., for As-Needed Directional Boring ($175,644.00, Bid No. ITB-4590)

Memorandum

Attached for your review and approval is a resolution to award and enter into a construction contract with Lester Brothers Excavation, Inc., in the amount of $175,644.00, for As-Needed Directional Boring, ITB-4590.

 

The project includes directional boring, on an as-needed basis, for installation of conduit. The needs currently outlined are for electrical conduit, necessary for operation of City streetlights, flashing traffic signs, and other electrical equipment operated by the City’s Signs and Signals Unit.

 

Three (3) bids were received on July 16, 2019. The lowest responsible bid was from Lester Brothers Excavation, Inc., in the amount of $175,644.00. A summary of the bids is below.

 

Lester Brothers Excavation, Inc.

$175,644.00

J. Ranck Electric, Inc.

$344,952.00

D & D Water & Sewer, Inc.

$340,725.00

 

Budget Impact:  The directional boring provided by this contract will be paid for within approved project budgets and annual operating budgets as appropriate.

 

Staff recommends awarding a construction contract to Lester Brothers Excavation, Inc., in the amount of $175,644.00.

 

Lester Brothers Excavation, Inc. complies with the requirements of the City's Non-Discrimination and Living Wage ordinances.

Staff

Prepared By: Raymond Hess, Transportation Manager

Reviewed By: Craig Hupy, Public Services Area Administrator

Approved By: Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator

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Whereas, It is appropriate to connect, via electrical conduit, City-owned streetlights and other assets at various locations throughout the City to provide reliable street lighting;

 

Whereas, Bids were received by the Procurement Unit on July 16, 2019 and

Lester Brothers Excavation, Inc., was the lowest responsible bidder at $175,644.00;

 

Whereas, It is now appropriate to enter into a contract with Lester Brothers, Inc., for As-Needed Directional Boring;

 

Whereas, The funding for directional boring is available in approved capital and operational budgets as appropriate, if so approved by City Council; and

 

Whereas, Lester Brothers Excavation, Inc., complies with the City’s Non-Discrimination and Living Wage Ordinances;

 

RESOLVED, That a construction contract in the amount of $175,644.00 be awarded to Lester Brothers Excavation, Inc., for As-Needed Directional Boring (Bid No. ITB-4590);

 

RESOLVED, That a contingency amount of $20,000.00 be established and that the City Administrator be authorized to approve change orders to the construction contract with Lester Brother Excavation, Inc., not to exceed the amount, in order to satisfactorily complete the project;

 

RESOLVED, That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to execute said contract after approval as to form by the City Attorney, and approval as to substance by the City Administrator; and

 

RESOLVED, That the City Administrator be authorized to take the necessary administrative actions to implement this resolution including approval of needed Traffic Control Orders, night work authorizations, and other similar administrative approvals to allow the work of the project to proceed without delay.