Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-1364    Version: 1 Name: Grass Lake Road and Milburn Road Culverts: Appropriation and Contract Award
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/14/2019 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/10/2019
Title: Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Copenhaver Construction, Gilberts, Illinois, in the amount of $147,693 for the replacement and repair of culverts on Grass Lake Road and Millburn Road, and appropriating $180,000 of County Bridge Tax funds.
Attachments: 1. 19-1364 Bid Tab - Grass Lake Rd and Millburn Rd Culverts, 2. 19-1364 Vendor Disclosure - Copenhaver Construction, 3. 19-1364 Bid Justification Letter - Grass Lake Road and Millburn

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Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Copenhaver Construction, Gilberts, Illinois, in the amount of $147,693 for the replacement and repair of culverts on Grass Lake Road and Millburn Road, and appropriating $180,000 of County Bridge Tax funds.

 

Staff Summary

                     Culverts on Grass Lake Road and Millburn Road are at the end of their lifecycle and must be replaced or repaired.

                     There was a public call for bids. Three bids were received, ranging from $147,693 to $188,309.15, and the lowest responsible bidder is Copenhaver Construction, in the amount of $147,693.

                     These projects are included in the highway improvement program with construction in 2019, and designated as Section 18-00999-62-DR.

 

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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 culvert replacement and culvert repair on Grass Lake Road and Millburn Road; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to said publication and calling for said bids, sealed bids were received and opened on August 6, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the Lake County Division of Transportation in Libertyville, Illinois; a tabulation of said bids being as follows:

 

Copenhaver Construction

Gilberts, Illinois

$147,693

 

Berger Excavating Contractors

Wauconda, Illinois

$182,063

 

Campanella and Sons, Inc.

Wadsworth, Illinois

$188,309.15

 

WHEREAS, the Public Works, Planning and Transportation Committee, the County Engineer and the Purchasing Agent have examined each bid, and the lowest responsible bidder is Copenhaver Construction, Gilberts, Illinois, their bid being $147,693 based on estimated quantities and unit prices; and

 

WHEREAS, an appropriation of funds is required.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that a contract be awarded to said Copenhaver Construction, Gilberts, Illinois, in accordance with their bid of $147,693, 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 replacement and repair of culverts on Grass Lake Road and Millburn Road, and designated as Section 18-00999-62-DR.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that in as much as such estimated quantities are the best approximation that can be determined at this time, these quantities may be added to, deducted from, or modified from in the final determination of the contract cost in accordance with Chapter 605 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Act 5, Section 5-205.2 without further Board action, providing the final cost chargeable to the funds appropriated does not exceed the appropriation.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that there is hereby appropriated $180,000 of County Bridge Tax funds.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on September 10, 2019.