CITY OF TEXARKANA, AR

REQUEST FOR BOARD ACTION

 

AGENDA TITLE:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for the Millwood Water Treatment Plant Sludge Ponds Cleaning Project with Denali Water Solutions, LLC, of Russellville, Arkansas.  (TWU)

AGENDA DATE:  March 20, 2017

ITEM#:  7B

DEPARTMENT:  Texarkana Water Utilities

DATE SUBMITTED:  March 3, 2017

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

SUBJECT:  Consider a resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for the Millwood Water Treatment Plant Sludge Ponds Cleaning Project with Denali Water Solutions, LLC, of Russellville, Arkansas in an amount not to exceed $119,000.00, with the Arkansas portion not to exceed $44,470.30.

EXHIBITS:  Resolution and Bid Tabulation

APPROVAL:

EXPENSE REQUIRED: $44,470.30

AMOUNT BUDGETED: $44,470.30

APPROPRIATION REQUIRED: N/A

SUMMARY: Bids were received Tuesday, February 28, 2017 for the Millwood Water Treatment Plant (WTP) Sludge Pond Cleaning Project. Five (5) contractors picked up bid packages for the project and three (3) contractors bid on the project. Denali Water Solutions, LLC of Russellville, Arkansas was the apparent low bidder on the project with a low bid amount of $119,000.00.  The project will consist of removing the accumulated solids from two (2) of the sludge ponds at the Millwood WTP and properly disposing of them through land application. The ponds are used to store the solids that are removed from the raw water during the drinking water treatment process.  The ponds need to be cleaned periodically to maintain their effectiveness and meet the required State discharge levels.  TWU has previously completed four (4) sludge pond cleaning projects at the Millwood WTP, in 2001, 2005, 2009 and in 2014.   Denali Water Solutions, LLC previously successfully completed the 2014 sludge pond cleaning project. 

 

Funds are available in the Utility’s Millwood WTP Depreciation Fund for this project.  $100,000 was budgeted and the additional funds required can be reallocated from within the fund.   

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

 

 

RESOLUTION NO. ______

 

WHEREAS, Texarkana Water Utilities advertised for bids for the Millwood Water Treatment Plant Sludge Ponds Cleaning Project and a low bid of $119,000.00, was submitted by Denali Water Solutions, LLC, of Russellville, Arkansas; and

WHEREAS, the Arkansas portion of such project shall not to exceed $44,470.30; and

WHEREAS, the City Manager, Utility staff and City Staff recommend approval;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Directors of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas, that the City Manager is authorized to enter into a contract for the services and in the amounts set forth above.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 20th day of March, 2017.

 

 

_____________________________

Ruth Penney Bell, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

________________________________

Heather Soyars, City Clerk

 

 

APPROVED:

 

________________________________

George M. Matteson, City Attorney

 

 


BID TABULATION

 

Millwood Water Treatment Plant

Sludge Pond Cleaning

 

2:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 28, 2017

 

 

 

 

Base Bid

1.

TEC                            

Texarkana, Texas

 

No Bid

2.

Denali Water Solutions          

Russellville, Arkansas

 

$119,000.00

3

Midwest Injection                              

Cascade, Iowa

 

$169,000.00

4

HEC Environmental Group               

Texarkana, Arkansas

 

$160,000.00

5

J & B Tanker, Inc                                           

Plainview, Arkansas

 

 

No Bid

 

Time First Bid Opened:

 

2:00 P.M

 

Number of Bidders:

 

3

 

Apparent Low Bidder:

Denali Water Solutions

 

 

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