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File #: 20-0036    Version: 1 Name: Joint Resolution authorizing a contract with M.E. Simpson Co. Inc., Valparaiso, Indiana for Watermain Leak Detection and Locating Services for Lake County Public Works in the estimated amount of $119,510.45 per year, with renewal options.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/23/2019 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 1/14/2020
Title: Joint resolution authorizing a contract with M.E. Simpson Co. Inc., Valparaiso, Indiana, for watermain leak detection and locating services for Lake County Public Works in the estimated amount of $119,510.45 per year, with renewal options.
Attachments: 1. 20-0036 Watermain Leak Detection Vendor Disclosure.pdf, 2. 20-0036 Watermain Leak Detection Bid Tab.pdf, 3. 20-0036 Watermain Leak Detection Award Information.pdf

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Joint resolution authorizing a contract with M.E. Simpson Co. Inc., Valparaiso, Indiana, for watermain leak detection and locating services for Lake County Public Works in the estimated amount of $119,510.45 per year, with renewal options.

 

Staff Summary

                     The previous contract for watermain leak detection and locating services for Lake County Public Works expired on January 3, 2020.

                     An invitation to bid was issued and extended to 27 qualified vendors, and a sealed bid was received from one vendor in the amount of $119,510.45.

                     M.E. Simpson Co. Inc. was determined to be the lowest responsive and responsible bidder who best meets the needs of the County in the amount of $119,510.45.

 

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R E S O L U T I O N

 

WHEREAS, Lake County desires to enter into a contract for watermain leak detection and locating services for Lake County Public Works; and

 

WHEREAS, the County has competitively sourced a vendor to provide these services through a public bid process; and

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with Chapter 33.036 of the Lake County Purchasing Ordinance, a bid was called for by publication for Watermain Leak Detection and Locating Services for Lake County Public Works; and

 

WHEREAS, invitations for bids were extended to 27 vendors; and

 

WHEREAS, a sealed bid was received from one vendor and opened in Waukegan, Illinois on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to enter into a contract with M.E. Simpson Co. Inc., Valparaiso, Indiana, for watermain leak detection and locating services for Lake County Public Works in the estimated amount of $119,510.45.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Lake County, Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, on January 14, 2020.