Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0971    Version: 1 Name: Washington Street Resurfacing: Phase II Consultant Agreement and Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/16/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/11/2020
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc., Vernon Hills, Illinois, for Phase II design engineering services for the resurfacing of Washington Street, from Lake Street to US Route 45, at a maximum cost of $182,205, and appropriating $220,000 of Motor Fuel Tax funds.
Attachments: 1. 20-0971 Washington Street Resurfacing Ph II Consultant Agreement, 2. 20-0971 Vendor Disclosure, GHA Inc., 3. 20-0971 Location Map, Washington Street Resurfacing

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Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc., Vernon Hills, Illinois, for Phase II design engineering services for the resurfacing of Washington Street, from Lake Street to US Route 45, at a maximum cost of $182,205, and appropriating $220,000 of Motor Fuel Tax funds.

 

Staff Summary

                     These resurfacing improvements have been identified within the County’s pavement management system and are included in the highway improvement program.                     

                     A consulting firm will be utilized to complete 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 selected firm has a successful past relationship with the Lake County Division of Transportation.

                     The selected, and recommended firm is Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc., at a maximum cost of $182,205.

                     This project is targeted for construction in 2021, and designated as Section 19-00135-15-RS.

 

Body

R E S O L U T I O N

 

WHEREAS, Washington Street, County Highway 45, is a designated route on the County highway system; and

 

WHEREAS, it would be beneficial for the safety and welfare of the motoring public if Washington Street, from Lake Street to US Route 45, could be resurfaced; and

 

WHEREAS, it is recommended that a consultant engineering firm be employed to provide Phase II design engineering services for said proposed resurfacing; and

 

WHEREAS, Lake County, by and through its Division of Transportation, has selected a professional engineering services firm in accordance with the Local Government Professional Services Selection Act (50 ILCS 510/1 et. seq.); and

 

WHEREAS, Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc., Vernon Hills, Illinois, are consultant engineers skilled in the provision of said Phase II design engineering services.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc., be employed to provide said Phase II design engineering services for a maximum cost of $182,205, and that the County Board Chair, the County Clerk, and the County Engineer of Lake County are authorized and directed to execute on behalf of Lake County an agreement, a draft copy of said agreement attached hereto, for consultant engineering services with Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc., Vernon Hills, Illinois, and such authorization shall include any necessary subsequent amendments. 

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County Engineer shall transmit, in writing, the final agreement, and any amendments, to be executed by the County Board Chair and the County Clerk.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that there is hereby appropriated $220,000 of Motor Fuel Tax funds for these engineering services, and designated as Section 19-00135-15-RS.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this agreement be administered in accordance with Chapter 605, Act 5, Section 5-205.2 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes without further Board action providing the final contract cost chargeable under the funds appropriated does not exceed the appropriation.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County Clerk is hereby directed to transmit four certified originals of this resolution to the district office of the Department of Transportation.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this appropriation be processed by the County Engineer for final approval of the Illinois Department of Transportation in accordance with the “Agreement of Understanding” between the Illinois Department of Transportation and Lake County, dated May 3, 2018.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on August 11, 2020.