CITY OF TEXARKANA, AR

REQUEST FOR BOARD ACTION

 

AGENDA TITLE:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for road improvements and to upgrade the compost concrete pad at the South Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (SRWWTP). (TWU)

AGENDA DATE:  August 1, 2016

ITEM#:  8C

DEPARTMENT:  Texarkana Water Utilities

DATE SUBMITTED:  July 1, 2016

PREPARED BY:  J.D. Phillips, P.E., Executive Director

SUBJECT:  Consider a resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for the South Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (SRWWTP) Compost Concrete Pad and Road Improvements in an amount of $405,866.15 with the Arkansas portion being $150,373.41.

 

EXHIBITS:  Resolution and Bid Tabulation Sheet.

APPROVAL:

EXPENSE REQUIRED: None

AMOUNT BUDGETED: $405,866.15

APPROPRIATION REQUIRED: None

SUMMARY:  Bids were received Thursday, July 7, 2016 for the SRWWTP Compost Concrete Pad and Road Improvement Project. Six (6) contractors picked up bid packages for the project and two bids were received.  J R Pope Company, Inc. of Texarkana, Texas was the apparent low bidder with a low bid of $405,866.15. The project will consist of installing approximately 35,000 square feet of six inch (6”) and 6,025 square feet of seven inch (7”) reinforced concrete pavement, 500 tons of Hot Mix Asphaltic Concrete Pavement, 585 cubic yards of select fill, and 400 cubic yards of a flexible base. J R Pope Company, Inc. recently completed installing approximately 5,700 square feet of seven inch (7”) reinforced concrete pavement at the SRWWTP Green Waste Dump Site.  Funds are available for the project in the Composting fund.

BOARD ACTION: Texarkana Water Utilities staff recommends approval with the Arkansas portion being $150,373.41.


RESOLUTION NO. ______

WHEREAS, after proper advertisement, a low bid for the South Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (SRWWTP) Compost Concrete Pad and Road Improvement Project in the amount of $405,866.15 was submitted by J R Pope Company, Inc. of Texarkana, Texas; and

WHEREAS, the Arkansas portion of such project is $150,373.41; and

WHEREAS, the project consists of installing approximately 35,000 square feet of six inch (6”) and 6,025 square feet of seven inch (7”) reinforced concrete pavement, 500 tons of Hot Mix Asphaltic Concrete Pavement, 585 cubic yards of select fill, and 400 cubic yards of a flexible base; and,

WHEREAS, funds have been previously budgeted for this purpose;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Directors of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas that the City Manager and the Executive Director of Texarkana Water Utilities are authorized and directed to enter into a contract with J R Pope Company, Inc., in the amount and for the purposes set forth above. 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 1st day of August, 2016.

_____________________________

Ruth Penney Bell, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Heather Soyars, City Clerk

 

 

APPROVED:

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George Matteson, City Attorney

 


Bid Tabulation

 

 

South Regional WWTP

Compost Concrete Pad & Road Improvements

 

 

2:00 P.M. Thursday, July 7, 2016

 

 

 

 

Base Bid

 

1

J.R. Pope Company, Inc.

Texarkana, Texas

 

$405,866.15

 

2

Tatum Excavating Company

Texarkana, Texas

 

$459,218.00

3

Four-Thirteen, Inc.

Texarkana, Texas      

 

No Bid

 

4

KKM Construction                                                         

Texarkana, Arkansas 

 

No Bid

4

Gibson Asphalt Construction

Wake Village, Texas

No Bid

5

RBIS, LLC

Texarkana, Arkansas

 

No Bid

 

 

Time First Bid Opened:

 

 

2:00 P.M.

 

Number of Bidders:

 

2

 

Apparent Low Bidder:

 

J. R. Pope Company, Inc.

 

 

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