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File #: 21-0637    Version: 1 Name: 5/3/21 Approve Contract with ET Mackenzie for BTB
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/3/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/3/2021 Final action: 5/3/2021
Enactment date: 5/3/2021 Enactment #: R-21-151
Title: Resolution to Approve a Contract with E.T. Mackenzie Company to Renovate the Border-to-Border Pathway Between the Gallup Park Vehicle Bridge and Mitchell Field Bridge ($646,595.50)(ITB 4657)
Attachments: 1. DRAFT CONTRACT_West Gallup Park Path Resurfacing Project_ET MACKENZIE.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Contract with E.T. Mackenzie Company to Renovate the Border-to-Border Pathway Between the Gallup Park Vehicle Bridge and Mitchell Field Bridge ($646,595.50)(ITB 4657)
Memorandum
Attached for review and action is a resolution to approve a contract with E.T. Mackenzie Company in the amount of $646,595.50 to renovate a portion of the Border to Border pathway at Gallup Park.

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

The Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission (WCPRC) has agreed to assist in funding this project, as they did with recent renovations to the Border to Border trail in Riverside Park, in the amount of $165,000. Of that $165,000 the Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative is contributing $50,000. At the conclusion of this project WCPRC will be invoiced accordingly and the revenue recognized in the Parks and Recreation Capital Millage budget, to offset the appropriate proportion of construction expenses.

Project Description

The Border-to-Border path, running along the southern bank of the Huron River between the vehicle bridge at Gallup Park to the pedestrian bridge at Mitchell field 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 accessible benches and an accessible bench will be installed along the path to provide for a better user experience.

With its geographic location, this segment of path presents a problem regarding construction access. Contractors must enter the project site from the east by crossing the vehicular bridge in Gallup Park, which has a maximum ...

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