CITY OF TEXARKANA, AR

REQUEST FOR BOARD ACTION

 

AGENDA TITLE: Adopt a Resolution authorizing and directing the City Manager to award a construction contract for the Rocky Creek Bridge Replacement to Hart Construction. (PWD)

AGENDA DATE: 09/17/2018

ITEM#:  7

DEPARTMENT: Public Works Department

DATE SUBMITTED: 08/29/2018

PREPARED BY: Tracie Lee, Assistant Public Works Director

SUBJECT: Award a Construction Contract for Rocky Creek Bridge Replacement

EXHIBITS: Resolution and Bid Tabulation

APPROVAL:

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EXPENSE REQUIRED: $65,763.05

AMOUNT BUDGETED: $100,000.00

APPROPRIATION REQUIRED: $0.00

SUMMARY Request for a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Construction Contract for Rocky Creek Bridge Replacement to Hart Construction in the amount of $65,763.05. 

The bidding included the removal and disposal of the existing Rock Creek Bridge, installation of 12x8 precast concrete box culverts, 4 concrete mud slab and concrete wingwalls.  A deductive alternate to remove installation of wingwalls was included in the bid package. Public Works Director recommends awarding the base bid with the deductive alternate.

The appropriation required for this item will come from line item 201-149-54008.

With this resolution the Board of Directors will be authorizing the City Manager to award the contract to Hart Construction in the amount of $65,763.05.

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

EMERGENCY CLAUSE: This is a resolution; therefore, it does not need an emergency clause.

 

RESOLUTION NO. ______

            WHEREAS, upon advertisement, a low bid for the Rocky Creek Bridge Replacement (generally being the removal and disposal of the existing Rock Creek Bridge, installation of 12x8 precast concrete box culverts, and 4 concrete mud slab) was submitted by Hart Construction in the amount of $65,763.05; and

            WHEREAS, the low bid described above represents the low bid after application of a deductive alternate requested as a part of the bid; and 

WHEREAS, the appropriation requirement for this item is budgeted and will come from line item 201-149-54008; 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 is authorized and directed to enter into a contract with Hart Construction in the amount and for the purposes set forth above with funding from the source and in the amount so indicated. 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 17th day of September, 2018.

 

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                                                                                                    Ruth Penney Bell, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

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Heather Soyars, City Clerk

 

 

APPROVED:

 

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George M. Matteson, City Attorney