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File #: BILL NO. 20-195    Name:
Type: Ordinance - Committee Status: Passed
File created: 9/15/2020 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 10/13/2020 Final action: 10/20/2020
Title: An Ordinance awarding the bid for Project No. 344-C for the South Terminal Discharge Main project to Beemer Construction Co., Inc. in the amount of $1,516,590.50, and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement for the same. (Note: First read by Council on October 13, 2020. Passed by unanimous vote.)
Sponsors: Public Works Admin & Engineering
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Bid Tabulation, 3. Agreement, 4. Location Map
Title
An Ordinance awarding the bid for Project No. 344-C for the South Terminal Discharge Main project to Beemer Construction Co., Inc. in the amount of $1,516,590.50, and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement for the same.
(Note: First read by Council on October 13, 2020. Passed by unanimous vote.)

Body

An Ordinance awarding the bid for Project No. 344-C for the South Terminal Discharge Main project to Beemer Construction Co., Inc. in the amount of $1,516,590.50, and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement for the same.

Key Issues:

· The new water main installed through this project will connect the South Terminal Pump Station to an existing main at SW Scherer Road.
· This project is funded from the Water Tap Fund.
· Construction bids were publicly advertised in accordance with local policies and state statutes.
· Beemer Construction Co., Inc. was evaluated to be the lowest and best bid for this project.

Proposed City Council Motion:
I move for adoption of An Ordinance awarding the bid for Project No. 344-C for the South Terminal Discharge Main project to Beemer Construction Co., Inc. in the amount of $1,516,590.50, and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement for the same.

Background:
This water main project is identified in the CIP and Water Master Plan. The project consists of the installation of approximately 2700 linear feet of 36-inch restrained joint ductile iron pipe from the South Terminal Pump Station east and south to connect to an existing main on SW Scherer Road. This construction will create a redundant connection to South Terminal Pump Station, strengthening the system and reducing pressure and velocity in the water supply system. This is necessary to account for increased demand as the city continues to grow.
The total project budget is $1,812,000.00 funded from the Water Tap Fund. Beemer Construction Co., Inc.'s bid is 6.8% lower than the engineer's estimate of $1,627,298.00. Based on r...

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