Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-0662    Version: 1 Name: Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Fer-Pal Construction USA, LLC, of Elgin, Illinois in the amount of $2,339,680.00 for the Pekara Watermain Lining Phase 1 and Walmart Fire Loop Lining Project.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/19/2021 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/11/2021
Title: Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Fer-Pal Construction USA, LLC, Elgin, Illinois in the amount of $2,339,680 for the Pekara Watermain Lining Phase 1 and Walmart Fire Loop Lining Project.
Attachments: 1. 21-0662 Pekara WM Lining Phase 1 & Walmart Fire Loop Bid Doc, 2. 21-0662 Pekara WM Lining Phase 1 & Walmart Fire Loop Location Map, 3. 21-0662 Pekara WM Lining Phase 1 & Walmart Fire Loop Vendor Disclosure, 4. 21-0662 Pekara WM Phase 1 Lining & Walmart Fire Loop Lining Award Info, 5. 21-0662 Pekara WM Phase 1 Lining & Walmart Fire Loop Lining
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Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Fer-Pal Construction USA, LLC, Elgin, Illinois in the amount of $2,339,680 for the Pekara Watermain Lining Phase 1 and Walmart Fire Loop Lining Project.

Staff Summary
* The watermain infrastructure in the areas of the Park West neighborhood in unincorporated Deerfield and the Townline Commons shopping center in Vernon Hills had numerous main breaks, which impacted water usage for the residents of Park West and business operations at the Townline Commons shopping center.
* This project will include the lining of existing water mains, as well as replacing existing valves and fire hydrants.
* The County received bids from three contractors for this work ranging from $2,339,680 to $2,852,548. Award of this contract is recommended to the lowest responsive responsible bidder, Fer-Pal Construction USA, LLC, in the amount of $2,339,680.

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the County of Lake (County) owns, operates and maintains water mains throughout the County including the Pekara watermains and the Walmart fire loop at Townline Commons in the Southeast Lake Facilities Planning area and Southeast Central Lake Facilities Planning area respectively; and

WHEREAS, the referenced Pekara watermains are in the Park West neighborhood, and the Walmart fire loop is located at the Townline Commons shopping center; and

WHEREAS, these water mains have had numbers of watermain breaks; and

WHEREAS, removal and replacement were found to be infeasible; and lining of the watermains is the best solution to extend the service life of the mains while minimizing major interruption to vehicular traffic and saving mature trees; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with the Lake County Purchasing Ordinance, bids were called for by publication for the Pekara Watermain Lining Phase 1 and Walmart Fire Loop Lining Project; and

WHEREAS, subsequent to said publication, invitations to bid were extended to three contractors; and

WHEREAS, three sealed b...

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