CITY OF TEXARKANA, AR

REQUEST FOR BOARD ACTION

 

AGENDA TITLE:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for the construction of the Forty-Two Inch-Water Main Painting on the Red River Bridge Project. (TWU)

AGENDA DATE:  October 1, 2018

ITEM#:  7

DEPARTMENT:  Texarkana Water Utilities

DATE SUBMITTED:  September 19, 2018

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

SUBJECT:  Consider a resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for the construction of the Forty-Two-Inch Water Main Painting on The Red River Bridge Project with Champion Tank Services, LLC of Elko New Market, Minnesota in amount not to exceed $79,500.00, with the City of Texarkana, Arkansas, portion being $29,566.05.

 

EXHIBITS:  Bid Summary and Tabulation

APPROVAL:

 

Executive Director

 

EXPENSE REQUIRED: N/A

AMOUNT BUDGETED: $225,000.00

APPROPRIATION REQUIRED: N/A

SUMMARY: Bids were received Tuesday, September 18, 2018, for the Forty-Two-Inch Water Main Painting on The Red River Bridge Project. Four (4) contractors picked up bid packages for the project and four bids were received. Champion Tank Services, LLC of Elko New Market, Minnesota was the apparent low bidder with a low bid of $79,500.00. This project was budgeted in the Utility’s 2018-2019 Budget in the Millwood Water Treatment Plant Depreciation Fund. $225,000 was budgeted for this project. The project will consist of cleaning the existing forty-two-inch steel water main across the Red River Bridge and painting approximately 2,400 linear feet of forty-two-inch steel water main. Champion Tank Services, LLC has satisfactorily completed several jobs for the Utility including painting the interior of the Fourth Street and College Hill Elevated Water Tanks and the exterior of the Arkansas Boulevard Elevated Water Tank.

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

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

 

ATTACH 1

 

Bid Summary

 

42” WATER MAIN PAINTING

ON THE RED RIVER BRIDGE

Project 61/62-000-135112-A/T131901

 

 

2:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 18, 2018

 

 

 

 

Base Bid

 

1

TEC

Texarkana, Texas

 

$ 234,785.00

2

RBIS, LLC

Texarkana, Arkansas

 

$ 250,800.00

3

TMI Coatings

St. Paul, Minnesota

 

$536,000.00

4

Champion Tank Services

Elko New Market, Minnesota

 

$79,500.00

 

Time First Bid Opened:

 

Number of Bidders:

 

Apparent Low Bidder:      

 

2:00 P.M.

 

Four

 

Champion Tank Services, LLC

 

 

 

 

RESOLUTION NO. ______

            WHEREAS, upon advertisement, a low bid for cleaning and painting the forty-two-inch steel water main crossing the Red River at Index Bridge was submitted by Champion Tank Services, LLC, in the amount of $79,500.00; and

            WHEREAS, the Arkansas portion of such expense is $29,566.05, with the entire amount previously budgeted; and

WHEREAS, the City Manager and utility 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 Champion Tank Services, LLC, for cleaning and painting the forty-two-inch steel water main crossing the Red River at Index Bridge in the amount of $79,500.00, with the Arkansas portion of such expense not exceeding $29,566.05. 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 1st day of October, 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