Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1345    Version: 1 Name: 2022 Retaining Wall Maintenance: 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 Bloom Companies, LLC, Chicago, Illinois, at a cost of $48,010.94, for the provision of Phase II design engineering services to stabilize existing retaining walls on the east and west sides of Fairfield Road, north of Illinois Route 60, appropriating $60,000 of Matching Tax funds for these services.
Attachments: 1. 20-1345 Retaining Wall Maintenance 2022 (Fairfield Rd) Bloom Consultant Agreement, 2. 20-1345 Vendor Disclosure - Bloom Companies LLC, 3. 20-1345 Location Map - Fairfield Rd Retaining Walls
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Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Bloom Companies, LLC, Chicago, Illinois, at a cost of $48,010.94, for the provision of Phase II design engineering services to stabilize existing retaining walls on the east and west sides of Fairfield Road, north of Illinois Route 60, appropriating $60,000 of Matching Tax funds for these services.

Staff Summary
* This project includes stabilizing existing retaining walls on the east and west sides of Fairfield Road, north of Illinois Route 60.
* A consultant will be utilized to provide Phase II design engineering services, including a geotechnical investigation and report which will be used during the design process.
* 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 Bloom Companies at a cost of $48,010.94.
* This project is included in the Transportation Improvement Program, and designated as Section 20-00145-05-GM.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Fairfield Road, County Highway 49, is a designated route on the County highway system; and

WHEREAS, the existing retaining walls on the east and west sides of Fairfield Road, north of Illinois Route 60, are in poor condition and in need of repair to prevent failure; and

WHEREAS, it is advisable that a firm be employed to provide professional services to determine appropriate repair strategies and develop plans and specifications for said retaining wall repairs; and

WHEREAS, Lake County, by and through its Division of Transportation, has selected a professional engineering services firm, Bloom Companies, LLC, Chicago, Illinois, in accordance with the Local Government Professional Services Selection Act, for said design engineering services.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that Blo...

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