CITY OF TEXARKANA, AR

REQUEST FOR BOARD ACTION

 

AGENDA TITLE:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a construction contract with J.R. Pope Company, Inc., for the construction of sidewalks on Pearl Street.  (PWD)

AGENDA DATE:  04/02/2018

ITEM#: 8

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 J.R. Pope Company, Inc., for the construction of sidewalks on Pearl Street.

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

 APPROVAL:

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EXPENSE REQUIRED $111,011.86

 AMOUNT BUDGETED: $111,011.86

 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 Pearl Street to J.R. Pope Company, Inc., in the amount of $111,011.86.  C.L.B Engineers, Inc. tabulated the bids. The appropriation required for this item will come from funds held in the Public Works Parks Recreation Budget/ 2013 Safe Routes to School Grant, Streets Capital Outlay and CDBG Public Facilities approved in the 2018 budget.

 

As of 3/20/2018

Funding Source:

Amount

Coding

Safe Routes to School Grant/Parks Budget

     60,000.00

201-143-54335

Streets Capital Outlay

     10,000.00

201-141-54001

CDBG – Public Facilities Improvements

     42,000.00

203-164-54335-12017

Total Funds Available

   112,000.00


 

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 $111,011.86 was submitted by J.R. Pope Company, Inc., for construction of sidewalks on Pearl Street; 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 J.R. Pope Company, 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:

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Heather Soyars, City Clerk

 

APPROVED:

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George M. Matteson, City Attorney