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 the construction of sidewalks on East 42nd Street, East 50th Street & Pinson Drive.  (PWD)

AGENDA DATE:  04/02/2018

ITEM#: 7

DEPARTMENT:  Public Works Department

 DATE SUBMITTED:  03/20/2018

 PREPARED BY:  Tracie Lee, Assistant Public Works Director

 SUBJECT:  Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a construction contract with Contech Contractors, Inc., for the construction of sidewalks on East 42nd Street, East 50th Street & Pinson Drive.

 EXHIBITS:  Resolution, Bid Tab and Engineer’s Recommendation of Award Letter

 APPROVAL:

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EXPENSE REQUIRED $277,413.26

 AMOUNT BUDGETED: $277,413.26

 APPROPRIATION REQUIRED:  $0.00

SUMMARY:  Request for a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a construction contract for the construction of sidewalks on East 42nd Street, East 50th Street & Pinson Drive to Contech Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $277,413.26.  C.L.B Engineers, Inc., tabulated the bids. The appropriation required for this item will come from funds held in various line items in the Public Works Parks Recreation Budget item approved in the 2018 budget.

 

As of 3/20/2018

Funding Source:

Amount

Coding

East 50th Street Sidewalks

     91,747.00

201-143-54348

Pinson Sidewalks – E. 42nd to E. 47th

     64,294.50

201-143-54331

Pinson Sidewalks – Ark. Blvd. to E. 42nd

     46,773.00

201-143-54332

Pinson Sidewalks – E. 47th to E. 50th

     62,449.00

201-143-54339

E. 42nd Sidewalks – Nix Creek to Pinson

     31,215.00

201-143-54340

Total Funds Available

   296,478.50


 

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 $277,413.26 was submitted by Contech Contractors, Inc., for construction of sidewalks along portions of East 42nd Street, East 50th Street & Pinson Drive; and

            WHEREAS, funds for such construction are budgeted in the FY2018 Budget; 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 April, 2018.

 

_____________________________

Ruth Penney Bell, Mayor

ATTEST:

_______________________________

Heather Soyars, City Clerk

 

APPROVED:

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George M. Matteson, City Attorney