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File #: 20-1438    Version: 1 Name: 11/5/20 Contract with All Star Power Excavation
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/5/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/5/2020 Final action: 11/5/2020
Enactment date: 11/5/2020 Enactment #: R-20-420
Title: Resolution to Approve a Contract with All Star Power Excavation L.L.C. to Renovate the Pathway Near the Boat Launch at Gallup Park ($245,209.00)(ITB 4638)
Attachments: 1. Contract_Gallup Park Asphalt Path Renovations ITB 4638, All Star Power Excavations LLC rev
Title
Resolution to Approve a Contract with All Star Power Excavation L.L.C. to Renovate the Pathway Near the Boat Launch at Gallup Park ($245,209.00)(ITB 4638)
Memorandum
Attached for review and action is a resolution to approve a $245,209.00 contract with All Star Power Excavation L.L.C. to renovate pathways at Gallup Park.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: Funding is available in the approved FY2021 Park Maintenance and Capital Improvement Millage budget.

Project Description: The boat launch path, running along the north bank of the Huron River from the boat launch to the Gallup Livery, is in need of repairs. The Parks and Recreation Open Space Plan (PROS) prioritizes the repair and replacement of pathways to maintain safety and usability. Additionally, this pathway does not currently meet AASHTO standards and the PROS plan recommends updating to these standards when renovating existing pathways. New ADA picnic tables and benches will be installed along the path to provide for a better user experience.

Path repairs and reconstruction are identified in the CIP and PROS plan as park priorities. Additionally, the project meets multiple Sustainability Goals, including:
* Safe Community
* Active Living and Learning
* Transportation Options

The contract documents for the project were bid through the City's Procurement Unit following standard procedures. Two options were bid to allow for purchasing flexibility:
* Option A would crush the existing path and use that material as a new base to pave over.
* Option B would excavate the existing path and add a new limestone aggregate base to pave over.
* While both Option A and B will provide the park with a new surface that will withstand the heavy daily use, Option A is preferred for this stretch of path in Gallup Park due to the following reasons:
o Requires less construction equipment and traffic to an area of the park with space constraints and construction access challenges.
o Reduces the amount of construction wast...

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