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File #: 18-657    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 12/18/2018 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 1/22/2019 Final action: 1/22/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Award of Bid and Approval of Agreement with FBD Vanguard Construction in the Amount of $331,434.65 for City Project No. 118028 - CDBG John Muir Sidewalks on 25th Street, from I to K Streets REPORT IN BRIEF Considers awarding a bid and approving an agreement in the amount of $331,434.65 with FBD Vanguard Construction for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) John Muir Sidewalks on 25th Street, from I to K Streets. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Awarding a bid and approving an agreement with FBD Vanguard Construction in the amount of $331,434.65 for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) John Muir Sidewalks on 25th Street, from I to K Streets, Project No. 118028; and, B. Approving change orders not to exceed $33,143.47 (10% of the project cost); and, C. Authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.
Attachments: 1. Location Map, 2. Bid Results.pdf, 3. Construction Contract, 4. Interdepartmental Cooperative Agreement
Report Prepared by: Sanaz Nozariamini, Engineering Technician III, Engineering Division

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SUBJECT: Award of Bid and Approval of Agreement with FBD Vanguard Construction in the Amount of $331,434.65 for City Project No. 118028 - CDBG John Muir Sidewalks on 25th Street, from I to K Streets

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers awarding a bid and approving an agreement in the amount of $331,434.65 with FBD Vanguard Construction for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) John Muir Sidewalks on 25th Street, from I to K Streets.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion:

A. Awarding a bid and approving an agreement with FBD Vanguard Construction in the amount of $331,434.65 for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) John Muir Sidewalks on 25th Street, from I to K Streets, Project No. 118028; and,

B. Approving change orders not to exceed $33,143.47 (10% of the project cost); and,

C. Authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff; or,
2. Reject all bids and direct Staff to rebid the project; or,
3. Continue to a future meeting (date and time to be specified in the motion).

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Article XI, Section 1109 - Contracts on Public Works, and Merced Municipal Code Chapter 3.04, Article IV - Public Works Contracts.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
As provided for in the 2018-19 Adopted Budget.

DISCUSSION
The work to be done consists, in general, of sidewalk modifications and two safe crossing bulb-outs with five (5) ADA accessible curb ramps, installation of a raised crosswalk table (speed table) with additional safety signage, removing and replacing of valley gutter, and removing and replacing of curb and gutter.

Staff prepared construction plans and specifications for bid. The project was advertised for bids in October 2018 in the Merced Business Journal. On November 15, 2018 the bid was open and Staff received bids...

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