Lake County, IL
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File #: 17-0347    Version: 1 Name: Stearns School at U.S. Route 41 Intersection Improvement; Phase I: Consultant Agreement and Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/21/2017 In control: Public Works and Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/11/2017
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Baxter & Woodman, Inc., Crystal Lake, Illinois, for Phase I preliminary engineering services for the intersection improvement of Stearns School Road at U.S. Route 41, in an amount of $465,565.12 appropriating $560,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds, and designated as Section 16-00222-02-CH.
Attachments: 1. 17-0347 Stearn School Road Consulatant Agreement Draft.pdf
Title
Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Baxter & Woodman, Inc., Crystal Lake, Illinois, for Phase I preliminary engineering services for the intersection improvement of Stearns School Road at U.S. Route 41, in an amount of $465,565.12 appropriating $560,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds, and designated as Section 16-00222-02-CH.

Staff Summary
* Stearns School at U.S. Route 41 Intersection Improvement; Phase I: Consultant Agreement and Appropriation.
* This project involves Phase I engineering and environmental studies for the intersection improvement of Stearns School Road at U.S. Route 41.
* A consultant will be utilized to undertake Phase I preliminary engineering services.
* In accordance with the Local Government Professional Services Selection Act, the recommended firm is Baxter & Woodman, Inc., Crystal Lake, Illinois, in the amount of $465,565.12.
* This project is included in the highway improvement program.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Stearns School Road, County Highway 74, is a designated route on the County highway system; and

WHEREAS, Lake County believes it would be beneficial to the safety and welfare of the motoring public if the intersection of Stearns School Road at U.S. Route 41 could be improved; and

WHEREAS, Phase I preliminary engineering services are required for said project; and

WHEREAS, it is advisable that a consultant engineering firm be employed to provide said Phase I preliminary engineering services; and

WHEREAS, Lake County, by and through its Division of Transportation, has selected a professional engineering services firm in accordance with the Local Government Professional Services Selection Act, 50 ILCS 510/1 et. seq.; and

WHEREAS, Baxter & Woodman, Inc., Crystal Lake, Illinois, are consulting engineers skilled in the provision of said Phase I preliminary engineering services; and

WHEREAS, an appropriation of funds is required.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County B...

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