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File #: 1731-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/13/2018 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/16/2018 Final action: 7/18/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Fields Excavating, Inc. for the Noe Bixby Road Area Water Line Improvements Project in an amount up to $4,527,894.49; to encumber funds with the Department of Public Service, Design and Construction Division for inspection, material testing, prevailing wage and related services in an amount up to $597,987.50; to authorize the appropriation and transfer of $4,527,894.49 from the Water System Reserve Fund to the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $4,527,894.49 from the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund; to authorize a transfer and expenditure within the Water General Obligations Voted Bond Fund; for the Division of Water; and to authorize an amendment of the 2018 Capital Improvements Budget. ($5,125,881.99)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1731-2018 Bid Tab, 2. ORD 1731-2018 QFF, 3. ORD 1731-2018 Information, 4. ORD 1731-2018 Utilization, 5. ORD 1731-2018 Map, 6. ORD 1731-2018 Funding
Explanation

1.0 BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Fields Excavating, Inc. for the Noe Bixby Road Area Water Line Improvements Project in the amount of $4,527,894.49; and to encumber funds with the Department of Public Service, Design and Construction Division for inspection, material testing, prevailing wage and related services in the amount of $597,987.50; for Capital Improvements Project No. 690236-100078, Division of Water Contract Number 2053.

The purpose of this project is to construct necessary improvements to the water distribution system in the Noe Bixby Road Area. The improvements identified in the scope of work will replace water lines that have high break histories and require frequent maintenance.

This project includes open-cut installation of approximately 2,500 linear feet of 6-inch water main, 14,100 linear feet of 8-inch water main, and 615 linear feet of 12-inch water main, horizontal directionally drilled installation of approximately 2,700 linear feet of 12-inch water main.

This project is in the Eastmoor/Walnut Ridge area and includes the following streets: McAllister Ave., Beatrice Dr., Robinhood Park, Lancelot Rd., Scarlet St., Littlejohn Dr., Benson Dr., Dickens Dr., Calvin Dr., Lillian Ln., Barberry Ln., Barberry Hollow and Plum Ridge, Cherry Hill Dr., Chinaberry Dr., and Noe-Bixby Rd.

2.0 ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
The goal of this project is to replace or rehabilitate the existing 6-inch, 8-inch, and 12-inch water lines that have a high break frequency. Replacement of these water lines will improve water service, decrease burden on water maintenance operations, and reduce water loss. The Neighborhood Liaison(s) has been contacted and informed of this project. Further community outreach may result through the Neighborhood Liaison Program.

3.0 CONSTRUCTION...

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