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File #: 22-1186    Version: 1 Name: 8/15/22 Resolution to Award a Contract to Margolis Companies, Inc. for the Purchase, Delivery and Planting of Trees along City Street Rights-of-Way
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/15/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/15/2022 Final action: 8/15/2022
Enactment date: 8/15/2022 Enactment #: R-22-272
Title: Resolution to Approve a Contract with Margolis Companies, Inc. for the Purchase, Delivery and Planting of Trees along City Street Rights-of-Way ($474,075.00; RFP 22-56)
Attachments: 1. PROPOSAL_Margolis.pdf, 2. BidTab.pdf, 3. Proposed Planting Areas FY23.pdf, 4. General Service Agreement - Margolis FY2023 Street Tree Planting.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Contract with Margolis Companies, Inc. for the Purchase, Delivery and Planting of Trees along City Street Rights-of-Way ($474,075.00; RFP 22-56)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and action is a resolution to approve a contract with Margolis Companies, Inc. in the amount of $474,075.00 for the planting of trees along City street rights-of-way.

RFP 22-56 was issued on BidNet for Street Tree Planting, which included the purchase, delivery, and planting of 1,000 trees along City street rights-of-way, and a one-year guarantee. One bid was received and opened on June 7, 2022. Margolis Companies, Inc., was the sole bidder and submitted a bid in the amount of $474,075.00.

Staff recommends awarding the contract to Margolis Companies, Inc. after evaluation of their proposal.

The 1,000 street trees to be planted as part of this project will be planted in areas identified in the FY2023 Street Tree Planting Plans. The Street Tree Planting Plans, which were included as part of RFP 22-56, are attached. Street trees decrease the quantity of stormwater runoff and improve the quality of the run-off that reaches local lakes and streams.

Sustainability Framework
The work completed through this contract will help to achieve tree canopy targets identified in the Urban and Community Forest Management Plan, adopted by City Council in June 2014 (R-14-0696). In addition, it will help further goals in the City's Sustainability Framework, including Sustainable Systems, Clean Air and Water and Healthy Ecosystem.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: The total cost of the tree planting project including contingency is $521,483.00. Funding is available in the Stormwater Sewer System Capital Budget.

The resolution includes a request for a 10% contingency in the amount of $47,408.00 to cover potential change orders to be approved by the City Administrator.
Staff
Prepared by: Tiffany Giacobazzi, Urban Forest/Natural Resource Planning Coordinator, Public Wor...

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