Lake County, IL
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 17-0376    Version: 1 Name: 2017 Native Landscape Maintenance: Contract Award and Supplemental Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/28/2017 In control: Public Works and Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/11/2017
Title: Joint resolution appropriating a supplemental amount of $75,000 of Matching Tax funds, authorizing a contract with McGinty Bros., Inc., Long Grove, Illinois, in the amount of $137,551 for maintenance of recently planted native landscape areas along various County highways, and designated as Section 17-00000-14-GM.
Attachments: 1. 17-0376 Bid Tab, Native Landscape Maintenance 2017.pdf
Title
Joint resolution appropriating a supplemental amount of $75,000 of Matching Tax funds, authorizing a contract with McGinty Bros., Inc., Long Grove, Illinois, in the amount of $137,551 for maintenance of recently planted native landscape areas along various County highways, and designated as Section 17-00000-14-GM.

Staff Summary
* 2017 Native Landscape Maintenance: Contract Award and Supplemental Appropriation.
* The County has planted native landscape areas for various projects on the County system that require inspection and maintenance.
* This maintenance will be done by a contractor.
* A total of three bids were received, ranging from $137,551 to $297,068.50, and the lowest responsible bidder is McGinty Bros., Inc., Long Grove, Illinois, in the amount of $137,551.
* This County Board, by prior resolution at its meeting of January 17, 2017, appropriated $110,000 of Matching Tax funds for native landscape maintenance.
* Three additional locations were added after the original appropriation, requiring a supplemental appropriation of $75,000.
* This project is included in the highway improvement program.

Body
R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, pursuant to authority granted by this Lake County Board, the County Engineer heretofore called for sealed bids, by publication, for maintenance of recently planted native landscape areas along various County highways, and designated as Section 17-00000-14-GM; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to said publication calling for said bid, sealed bids were received and opened on March 21, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the Lake County Division of Transportation in Libertyville, Illinois; a tabulation of said bids being as follows:

McGinty Bros., Inc.
Long Grove, Illinois
$137,551

ENCAP, Inc.
DeKalb, Illinois
$154,358

Tallgrass Restoration, LLC
Schaumburg, Illinois
$297,068.50

WHEREAS, the Public Works and Transportation Committee, the County Engineer and the Purchasing Agent have examined each bid, and it appears that the lowest respon...

Click here for full text