Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-1216    Version: 1 Name: Signal Controller Upgrade: Appropriation and Contract Award
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/18/2019 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/13/2019
Title: Joint resolution authorizing a contract with H and H Electric Company, Franklin Park, Illinois, in the amount of $284,578.70 for upgrades and expansion of the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) PASSAGE Network and appropriating $342,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.
Attachments: 1. 19-1216 Bid Tab, Signal Controller Upgrade, 2. 19-1216 Vendor Disclosure, H&H Electric
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Joint resolution authorizing a contract with H and H Electric Company, Franklin Park, Illinois, in the amount of $284,578.70 for upgrades and expansion of the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) PASSAGE Network and appropriating $342,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.

Staff Summary
* This work will connect new traffic signal controllers and expand the ITS communication network, including the installation of full-actuated controllers and layer II switches.
* A total of two bids were received, ranging from $284,578.70 to $302,534 and the lowest responsible bidder is H and H Electric Company in the amount of $284,578.70.
* This improvement is included in the highway improvement program and is designated as Section 19-00999-64-TL.

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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 the installation of full-actuated controllers and layer II switches to the ITS PASSAGE Network; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to said publication calling for said bid, sealed bids were received and opened on July 16, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the Lake County Division of Transportation in Libertyville, Illinois; a tabulation of said bids being as follows:

H & H Electric Company
Franklin Park, Illinois
$284,578.70

Meade Electric Company, Inc.
Willowbrook, Illinois
$302,534

WHEREAS, the Public Works, Planning and Transportation Committee, the County Engineer and the Purchasing Agent have examined each bid, and it appears that the lowest responsible bidder is H & H Electric Company, their bid being $284,578.70 based on estimated quantities and unit prices; and

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that a contract be awarded to said H & H Electric Company, Franklin Park, Illinois, in accordance with their bid of $284,578.70 based on estimated quantities and unit prices, and that the Purchasing Agent, the County Clerk, and the County Enginee...

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