CITY OF TEXARKANA, AR

REQUEST FOR BOARD ACTION

 

AGENDA TITLE:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a construction contract with Contech Contractors, Inc. for construction of a concrete parking lot at Bobby F. Ferguson Park Lakeside Pavilion.  (PWD)

AGENDA DATE:  10/02/2017

ITEM#: 11

DEPARTMENT:  Public Works Department

 DATE SUBMITTED:  10/20/2017

 PREPARED BY:  Tracie Lee, Assistant Public Works Director

 SUBJECT:  Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a construction contract with Contech Contractors, Inc. for construction of a concrete parking lot at Bobby Ferguson Park-Lakeside Pavilion.

 EXHIBITS:  Resolution, Bid Tab, Contech Bid, J.R. Pope Bid and Tatum Excavating Bid

 APPROVAL:

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EXPENSE REQUIRED $123,015.50

 AMOUNT BUDGETED: $110,000.00

 APPROPRIATION REQUIRED:  $13,015.50

SUMMARY:  Request for a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a construction contract for construction of a concrete parking lot and sidewalk at Bobby Ferguson Park-Lakeside pavilion to Contech Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $123,015.50.  The Public Works Director tabulated the bids. The appropriation required for this item will come from funds held in the Public Works Parks Recreation Budget, GIF Grant 2016, 50/50 Matching Grant 2016 and the Capital Outlay line (201-143-54001) item approved in the 2017 budget. The Capital Outlay line item shall be reduced by $13,015.50 for this project.

 

As of 9/21/2017

Funding Source:

Amount

Coding

Public Works Parks Capital Outlay

    13,015.50

201-143-54001

2016 50/50 Matching Grant - State

     55,000.00

201-143-54025

2016 General Improvement Fund (GIF)

     55,000.00

201-143-54025

Total Funds Available

   123,015.50


 

BOARD ACTION:  The City Manager and staff recommend board approval.

EMERGENCY CLAUSE:  This item requires a resolution; therefore, an emergency is not necessary.

 

 RESOLUTION NO. ______

 

            WHEREAS, after advertisement of a low bid in the amount of $123,015.50 was submitted by Contech Contractors, Inc., for construction of a concrete parking lot and sidewalk at Bobby F. Ferguson Park-Lakeside Pavilion; and

            WHEREAS, the funds for such project are budgeted at $110,000.00. Additional appropriation of $13,015.50 will be transferred from Parks Capital Outlay (201-143-54001); and

            WHEREAS, the City Manager and staff recommend Board 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 construction contract with Contech Contractors, Inc., for the purposes and in the amount set forth above.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 2nd day of October, 2017.

 

_____________________________

Ruth Penney Bell, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Heather Soyars, City Clerk

 

APPROVED:

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George M. Matteson, City Attorney