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 ¼% 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.

 

Body

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 Board, that Baxter & Woodman, Inc., Crystal Lake, Illinois, be employed to provide said Phase I preliminary engineering services for the intersection improvement of Stearns School Road at U.S. Route 41, in the amount of $465,565.12, and that the County Board Chair, the County Clerk and the County Engineer of Lake County are authorized, and they are directed to execute on behalf of Lake County, an agreement, and any amendments, for consultant engineering services between Lake County and Baxter & Woodman, Inc., Crystal Lake, Illinois, a draft copy of which is attached hereto.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County Engineer shall transmit, in writing, the final agreement, and any amendments, to be executed by the County Board Chair and the County Clerk.  

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that there is hereby appropriated $560,000 of ¼% Sales Tax for Transportation funds for these engineering services, and designated as Section 16-00222-02-CH.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this agreement be administered in accordance with Chapter 605, Act 5, Section 5-205.2 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes without further Board action, providing the final contract cost chargeable under the funds appropriated does not exceed the appropriations.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on April 11, 2017.