Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0700    Version: 1 Name: Wadsworth Road (IL 131 to Sheridan Road): Consultant Agreement and Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/20/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/9/2020
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Ciorba Group, Chicago, Illinois, for Phase I professional engineering services for improvements along Wadsworth Road, from Illinois Route 131 to Sheridan Road, omitting the intersection of Wadsworth Road at Lewis Avenue, at a maximum cost of $663,347.32, and appropriating $800,000 of Motor Fuel Tax Funds.
Attachments: 1. 20-0700 Wadsworth Road Phase I Consultant Agreement, 2. 20-0700 Vendor Disclosure, Ciorba Group Inc., 3. 20-0700 Location Map, Wadsworth Road (IL 131 to Sheridan Road)
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Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Ciorba Group, Chicago, Illinois, for Phase I professional engineering services for improvements along Wadsworth Road, from Illinois Route 131 to Sheridan Road, omitting the intersection of Wadsworth Road at Lewis Avenue, at a maximum cost of $663,347.32, and appropriating $800,000 of Motor Fuel Tax Funds.

Staff Summary
* Wadsworth Road, County Highway 17, from Illinois Route 131 to Sheridan Road, will be resurfaced, from Illinois Route 131 to Lewis Avenue, and evaluated to be widened from two to three lanes to add a center turn lane and provide non-motorized improvements where feasible, from Lewis Avenue to Sheridan Road.
* The intersection of Wadsworth Road and Lewis Avenue is being studied as part of a separate project and will be omitted from this scope.
* A consulting firm will be utilized to perform these engineering services.
* Lake County selects professional engineering firms in accordance with the Local Government Professional Services Selection Act, 50 ILCS 510/1 et. seq.
* The Lake County Division of Transportation's (LCDOT) Consultant Selection Process has been approved by the Federal Highway Administration and the Illinois Department of Transportation, and the firm selected for this project was selected in accordance with this approved process.
* LCDOT received and evaluated Statements of Interest and Qualifications from 11 professional firms, of which three were short-listed and presented to a consultant selection committee.
* The selected and recommended firm is Ciorba Group, with a maximum cost of $663,347.32.
* This project is included in the highway improvement program, and designated as Section 19-00055-08-RS.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Wadsworth Road, County Highway 17, from Illinois Route 131 to Sheridan Road, is a designated route on the County highway system; and

WHEREAS, Lake County believes it would be beneficial to the safety and welfare of the traveling public if W...

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