CITY OF TEXARKANA, AR

REQUEST FOR BOARD ACTION

 

AGENDA TITLE:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for the construction of the Hilltop Drive Water Main Replacement with Kampco, Inc. of Texarkana, Arkansas in amount not to exceed $69,915.56.

 

AGENDA DATE:  January 3, 2017

ITEM#:  9C

DEPARTMENT:  Texarkana Water Utilities

DATE SUBMITTED:  December 20, 2016

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

SUBJECT:  Consider a resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for the construction of the Hilltop Drive Water Main Replacement with Kampco, Inc. of Texarkana, Arkansas in amount not to exceed $69,915.56.

 

EXHIBITS:  Resolution and Bid Tabulation

APPROVAL:

EXPENSE REQUIRED: N/A

AMOUNT BUDGETED: $69,915.56

APPROPRIATION REQUIRED: N/A

SUMMARY: Bids were received Thursday, December 1, 2016 for the Hilltop Drive Water Main Replacement Project. Four (4) contractors picked up bid packages for the project and three bids were received. Kampco, Inc. of Texarkana, Arkansas was the apparent low bidder with a low bid of $69,915.56. This project was budgeted in the Utility’s 2016-2017 Budget in the Arkansas Infrastructure Improvement Fund for replacing AC water mains. $100,000 was budgeted for replacing AC water mains. The project will consist of installing 705 linear feet of six-inch (6”) water main, one (1) fire hydrant, and upgrade eight (8) water meters, along Hilltop Drive beginning at Euclid Street and running north 705 linear feet. The existing water main consists of Asbestos Cement (AC) pipe. This project will replace this water main with six inch (6”) PVC pipe and Ductile Iron pipe and be relocated outside the existing street. Kampco, Inc. has satisfactorily completed several jobs for the Utility including the South Stateline Sewer Phase III Project and the Interstate 30 at Wagner Creek Sewer Crossing Project.

 

BOARD ACTION: Texarkana Water Utilities staff recommends approval of the bid and a bid tabulation sheet is attached.

 

 


 

Bid Tabulation

 

HILLTOP DRIVE

WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT

Project 61-000-135157-A151706

 

 

2:00 P.M. Thursday, December 1, 2016

 

 

 

Base Bid

 

1

Kampco, Inc.

Texarkana, Texas

 

$ 69,915.56

2

RBIS, LLC

Texarkana, Texas

 

$ 75,686.00

3

Barnwell Industries

Queen City, Texas

No Bid

4

Rorie Stone Construction

Texarkana, Texas

 

 

$ 71,470.00

Time First Bid Opened:

2:00 P.M.

Number of Bidders:

Three

Apparent Low Bidder:      

Kampco, Inc. 

 

RESOLUTION NO. ______

 

WHEREAS, after proper advertisement, a low bid in the amount of $69,915.56 was submitted by Kampco, Inc. of Texarkana, Arkansas, for installation of some 705 linear feet of six inch water main, one fire hydrant, and the upgrade of eight water meters, along Hilltop Drive beginning at Euclid Street and running north approximately 705 linear feet; and

WHEREAS, the City Manager and staff recommend approval;

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 hereby authorized and directed to enter into a contract with Kampco, Inc. of Texarkana, Arkansas, for the project described above.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 3rd day of January, 2017.

 

 

 _____________________________

Ruth Penney Bell, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

________________________________

Heather Soyars, City Clerk

 

 

APPROVED:

 

________________________________

George Matteson, City Attorney

 

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