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 ¼% 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 Engineer of Lake County be authorized, and they are hereby directed to enter into a contract with said low bidder for  the installation of full-actuated controllers and layer II switches to the ITS PASSAGE Network, and designated as Section 19-00999-64-TL.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that there is hereby appropriated $342,000 of ¼% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on August 13, 2019.