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City of Independence
BILL NO. 19-008 Ord.No:          18988

Agenda Title:

19-008 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $483,293.00; for the installation of pipe and water main on Queen Ridge and Ellison Way south of 23rd Street; and authorizing future minor change orders not to exceed $48,329.00 and/or time extensions.

Council approval is recommended to award the contract for the installation of 6" ductile iron water main on Queen Ridge and Ellison Way south of 23rd Street, to Blue Nile Contractors, Inc.

The existing 6 inch cast iron water main was installed in 1953 and 1954. These mains have had 30 main breaks in the last twenty nine years resulting in thousands of dollars in repairs. The Water Department is proposing to install a new 6 inch ductile iron water pipe along Queen Ridge and Ellison Way south of 23rd Street.



The Water Department is recommending this contract be awarded to Blue Nile Contractors, Inc. Blue Nile Contractors, Inc. has done other water main projects for the Water Department in the past. The Water Department was pleased with the quality of their work

Fiscal Impact:

The funds for this project will come from the Water Fund Net Assets - Water Capital Account No. C19-144 - 70401706 and C19-149 - 70401706

Department:          WaterContact Person:          Dan Montgomery

City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:          Accepted

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