Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1107    Version: 1 Name: Signal Maintenance 2021: Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/14/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/8/2020
Title: Joint resolution appropriating $1,187,000 of Motor Fuel Tax funds for the maintenance and electrical service of traffic control signals, street lights, and Lake County PASSAGE field elements, under the applicable Illinois Highway Code, from December 1, 2020, to November 30, 2021, authorizing the one-year renewal clause with Meade Electric Company, Inc., Willowbrook, Illinois, in the amount of $926,165.14.
Attachments: 1. 20-1107 Vendor Disclosure, Meade, Inc.
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Joint resolution appropriating $1,187,000 of Motor Fuel Tax funds for the maintenance and electrical service of traffic control signals, street lights, and Lake County PASSAGE field elements, under the applicable Illinois Highway Code, from December 1, 2020, to November 30, 2021, authorizing the one-year renewal clause with Meade Electric Company, Inc., Willowbrook, Illinois, in the amount of $926,165.14.

Staff Summary
* Patrol one maintenance activities are paid out of the Motor Fuel Tax fund, including the maintenance, electrical service, and Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators (JULIE) locates for the County traffic control signals, streetlights, other field equipment, and field elements of Lake County PASSAGE.
* Traffic signal maintenance is currently under contract with Meade Electric Company, Inc., with two one-year renewal clauses.
* Before a contract renewal can be signed, an appropriation from Motor Fuel Tax funds of $1,112,000 is needed for Fiscal Year 2021 contract maintenance services and $75,000 for electrical service.
* This is a shared service item, with existing agreements with Deerfield, Deer Park, Gurnee, Highland Park, Highwood, and the Illinois Department of Transportation for the inclusion of certain traffic signals within their jurisdiction in the County's traffic signal maintenance contract for reimbursement to the County for their share.
* This project is included in the transportation improvement program, and designated as Section 21-00000-01-GM.

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WHEREAS, Lake County, by and through its Division of Transportation, maintains 210 traffic control signal installations with interconnect for the County, as well as Deerfield, Deer Park, Gurnee, Highland Park, Highwood and the Illinois Department of Transportation; and

WHEREAS, Lake County, by and through its Division of Transportation, maintains 18 flashing beacons, 15 permanent count stations, and more than 615 streetlights; and

WHEREAS, L...

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