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File #: 19-058    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 1/24/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 2/19/2019 Final action: 2/19/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Award of Bid and Approval of Contract with Hobbs Construction Inc., in the Amount of $2,691,790 for Well 21 Site Improvements, Project No. 113026 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers awarding a contract in the amount of $2,691,790 to Hobbs Construction, Inc. to perform the pump station construction for the new water supply Well 21 at the intersection of Bellevue Road and G Street. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion awarding the bid for Well 21 Site Improvements, Project 113026, to Hobbs Construction, Inc., in the amount of $2,691,790; and, authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents and to approve change orders not to exceed 10% of the total contract.
Attachments: 1. Vicinity Map, 2. Location Map, 3. Bid Results, 4. Contract

Report Prepared by: Joseph D. Angulo, Environmental Project Manager, Engineering Division

Title
SUBJECT: Award of Bid and Approval of Contract with Hobbs Construction Inc., in the Amount of $2,691,790 for Well 21 Site Improvements, Project No. 113026

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers awarding a contract in the amount of $2,691,790 to Hobbs Construction, Inc. to perform the pump station construction for the new water supply Well 21 at the intersection of Bellevue Road and G Street.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion awarding the bid for Well 21 Site Improvements, Project 113026, to Hobbs Construction, Inc., in the amount of $2,691,790; and, authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents and to approve change orders not to exceed 10% of the total contract.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff; or,
2. Approve, subject to modifications as conditioned by City Council; or,
3. Refer to staff for reconsideration of specific items; or,
4. Deny.

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Section 200, et seq.

Municipal Code Chapter 3.04, Article IV - Public Works Contracts. Every project involving an expenditure of more than the adjusted amount of sixty-nine thousand, eight hundred and thirty- three dollars ($69,833) for the construction or improvements of public buildings, works, streets, drains, sewers, utilities, parks, and playgrounds shall be let by contract to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder after notice by publication in the official newspaper by one or more insertions, the first of which shall be at least ten days before the time for opening bids.

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

DISCUSSION
The City Engineer and the Public Works Director have recommended that a new water well be located at the intersection of Bellevue Road and G Street. On September 21, 2015, the City Council awarded an Agreement for Professional Services to AECOM Te...

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