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City of Independence
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Agenda Title:

Council action is requested to authorize the City Manager to approve a construction contract with Pyramid Excavation and Construction for an amount not to exceed $527,673.90, authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $53,000.00 and/or time extensions, for the 16th and Scott Sanitary Sewer and Storm Drainage Improvements Project (Nos. 70131503 and 70301705).
Recommendations:

Approval of the request is recommended.
Executive Summary:

Approval is requested for a construction contract for the 16th and Scott Sanitary Sewer and Storm Drainage Projects (Nos. 70131503 and 70301705). The project consists of sanitary sewer and stormwater infrastructure installation, replacing existing infrastructure to address structures flooding, improve stormwater conveyance, reduce infiltration and inflow into the sanitary sewer, and increase capacity of the sanitary sewer system within the project limits.
Background:

The 16th and Scott Sanitary Sewer and Storm Drainage Projects consists of sanitary sewer and stormwater drainage improvements in the area of E. 16th Street S. and S. Scott Ave. The consultant and staff evaluated alternates to existing alignments for both the sanitary sewer and stormwater sewer, to help improve convey and capture of existing stormwater, reduce infiltration and inflow into the sanitary sewer system, and rerouting both sets of infrastructure out from under a residential building. This project includes installation of 259 linear feet of stormwater pipe, 3 stormwater inlets, 1,028 linear feet of various sized sanitary sewer pipe, 7 sanitary sewer manholes, 563 square yards of pavement repair, and all appurtenant work for the completion of the project.

 

There were 4 construction bids for the project:

Pyramid Excavation Construction         $ 527,673.90
Blue Nile Contractors Inc.                     $ 566,820.17
Redford Construction Inc.                     $ 578,732.50
Tasco LLC                                             $ 618,607.50
SHEDIGS IT, LLC                                 $ 649,302.00

Engineer’s estimate $ 601,610.00

Pyramid Excavation Construction has completed various sanitary sewer and roadway projects including stormwater drainage successfully and timely for the City in the past and their bid is within the engineer’s estimate. Their bid is being recommended for this contract.




Fiscal Impact:

The construction contract would obligate $264,678.00 of Storm Water Sales Tax (SWST) funds (7013.5406) and $315,995.90 of Sanitary Sewer funds (7030.5406) for the 16th and Scott Sanitary Sewer and Storm Drainage Projects (Nos. 70131503 and 70301705).



Department:          Public WorksContact Person:          Tim Gramling


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