Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-0824    Version: 1 Name: Video Detection Replacement: Contract Award and Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/13/2021 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/8/2021
Title: Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Meade Electric Company, Inc., Willowbrook, Illinois, in the amount of $294,977.77 for the replacement of video detection systems, and appropriating $354,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.
Attachments: 1. 21-0824 Bid Tab, Video Detection Replacement, 2. 21-0824 Vendor Disclosure, Meade, 3. 21-0824 Location Map, Video Detection Replacement
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Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Meade Electric Company, Inc., Willowbrook, Illinois, in the amount of $294,977.77 for the replacement of video detection systems, and appropriating $354,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.

Staff Summary
* The County owns 178 traffic signals consisting of signal heads, controllers, and detection systems.
* This work includes the replacement of the video detection system at 13 intersections, maintenance of existing traffic signals, modifying existing controllers, removing existing traffic signal equipment, and all other incidental and collateral work necessary to complete the project.
* There was a public call for bids, and a total of three bids were received, ranging from $294,977.77 to $498,429.41, and the lowest responsible bidder is Meade Electric Company, Inc., in the amount of $294,977.77.
* This improvement is included in the Transportation Improvement Program, and designated as Section 21-00999-81-TL.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, pursuant to authority granted by this Lake County Board, the County Engineer heretofore called for sealed bids, by publication, for the replacement of the video detection system at 13 intersections, maintenance of existing traffic signals, modifying existing controllers, removing existing traffic signal equipment, and all other incidental and collateral work necessary to complete the project; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to said publication calling for said bids, sealed bids were received and opened on May 11, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at the Lake County Division of Transportation in Libertyville, Illinois; a tabulation of said bids being as follows:

Meade Electric Company, Inc.
Willowbrook, Illinois
$294,977.77

H and H Electric Company
Franklin Park, Illinois
$322,962.64

Electric Conduit Construction
Elburn, Illinois
$498,429.41

WHEREAS, the Public Works, Planning and Transportation Committee, the County Engineer and the Purchasing Agent have examined each bid, an...

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