Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0845    Version: 1 Name: Stearns School Road at US Route 41: Phase II Consultant Agreement and Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/23/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/14/2020
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Baxter and Woodman, Inc., Crystal Lake, Illinois, to provide Phase II design engineering services for improvements to the intersection of Stearns School Road at US Route 41 in unincorporated Warren Township and the Village of Gurnee, at a maximum cost of $407,084.27, and appropriating $490,000 of Motor Fuel Tax funds.
Attachments: 1. 20-0845 Stearns School Road at US 41 Ph II Cons Contract, 2. 20-0845 Location Map, Stearns School Road at US 41, 3. 20-0845 Vendor Disclosure, Baxter and Woodman
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Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Baxter and Woodman, Inc., Crystal Lake, Illinois, to provide Phase II design engineering services for improvements to the intersection of Stearns School Road at US Route 41 in unincorporated Warren Township and the Village of Gurnee, at a maximum cost of $407,084.27, and appropriating $490,000 of Motor Fuel Tax funds.

Staff Summary
* The intersection of Stearns School Road at US Route 41 needs to be improved, inclusive of non-motorized improvements.
* The intersection improvements include additional turn lanes and modernized traffic signals.
* 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 17 professional firms, of which four were short-listed and presented to a consultant selection committee.
* The selected and recommended firm is Baxter and Woodman, Inc., with a maximum cost of $407,084.27.
* This project is included in the highway improvement program, and designated as Section 16-00222-02-CH.
* Construction and Phase III construction engineering will be paid for and completed by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Stearns School Road, County Highway 74, 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 the intersection of Stearns School Road and US Route 41 be improved, inclusive of non-motorized improvements; and

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