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BILL NO. 18-029Ord.No:          18875

Agenda Title:

18-029 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with V.F. Anderson Builders, L.L.C. for the Walnut Gardens Storm Drainage Improvements (No. 70131602) for an amount not to exceed $157,481.00, authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $15,748.10 and/or time extensions.

Recommendations:

Approval of the ordinance is recommended
Executive Summary:

This ordinance would approve a construction contract for the Walnut Gardens Storm Drainage Improvements Project. This project would reroute the existing stormwater drainage and infrastructure from its current alignment due to damages to existing pipe, resulting in decreased capacity.  Damages to the existing pipe are not accessible and require re-route of the pipe to address. The contract would be with V.F. Anderson Builders L.L.C. for a cost not to exceed $157,481.00.
Background:

This ordinance would approve a construction contract with V.F. Anderson Builders, L.L.C. for the Walnut Gardens Storm Drainage Improvements Project.  This project would reroute the existing stormwater drainage and infrastructure from its current alignment due to damages to existing pipe, resulting in decreased capacity.  The project will install 433 linear feet of 18-inch and 24-inch stormwater pipe, 3 stormwater structures, and other related construction.

 

There were 13 construction bids for the project:

 

VF Anderson Builders LLC         $157,481.00

Earthworks Excavationg             $160,907.25

Leath and Sons Inc.                    $173,849.00

Pyramid Excavation                    $175,482.50

Tasco Construction Co               $179,720.00

Primetime Contracting Corp       $189,505.00

Linaweaver Construction            $205,543.00

Louis & Sons                              $225,248.28

J&N Utilities Inc.                         $229,765.19

LavRich Construction LLC         $331,104.90

V.F. Anderson Builders, L.L.C. has successfully completed other construction contracts for the City.  Their bid is being recommended for this contract.  The engineer’s estimate for the construction cost is $173,065.00.  The contract provides for construction to be completed within 90 calendar days.  The project would be funded with Stormwater Sales Tax funds.



Fiscal Impact:

This ordinance would increase current appropriations by $57,000, and would obligate $157,481.00 to a construction contract for the Walnut Gardens Storm Drainage Improvements Project (No. 70131602).



Department:          Public Works DepartmentContact Person:          Tim Gramling


REVIEWERS:
DepartmentAction
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          First ReadingCouncil Action:          Accepted

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