Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1335    Version: 1 Name: 33rd Street, Kenosha Road, Russell Road Resurfacing: Phase II Consultant Agreement and Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/25/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 10/13/2020
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with BLA, Inc., Itasca, Illinois, for Phase II design engineering services for the resurfacing of 33rd Street, Kenosha Road, and Russell Road, at a maximum cost of $254,640, and appropriating $305,000 of Motor Fuel Tax funds.
Attachments: 1. 20-1335 33rd Kenosha Russell Resurfacing - BLA Consultant Agreement, 2. 20-1335 Vendor Disclosure - BLA Inc, 3. 20-1335 Location Map 33rd-Kenosha-Russell Road Resurfacing
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Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with BLA, Inc., Itasca, Illinois, for Phase II design engineering services for the resurfacing of 33rd Street, Kenosha Road, and Russell Road, at a maximum cost of $254,640, and appropriating $305,000 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 Transportation 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 satisfactory past relationship with the Lake County Division of Transportation.
* The selected, and recommended, firm is BLA, Inc., Itasca, Illinois, at a cost of $254,640.
* This project is included in the Transportation Improvement Program with constructed targeted in 2021, and designated as Section 20-00999-72-RS.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, 33rd Street, County Highway 50, Kenosha Road, County Highway 53, and Russell Road, County Highway 19, are designated routes on the County highway system; and

WHEREAS, it would be beneficial for the safety and welfare of the motoring public if 33rd Street, Kenosha Road, and Russell Road, 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, BLA, Inc. 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 BLA, Inc., Itasca, Illinois, be employed to provid...

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