Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-1490    Version: 1 Name: Illinois Route 137 Bike Path (Patriot Path): Phase II Consultant Agreement and Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/27/2021 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 10/12/2021
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with HR Green, Inc., McHenry, Illinois, to provide Phase II design engineering services for a proposed bike path along Illinois Route 137 (Patriot Path), at a maximum cost of $2,383,001, and appropriating $2,860,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.
Attachments: 1. 21-1490 IL Route 137 Bike Path Ph II Consultant Agreement, 2. 21-1490 Location Map, IL 137 Phase II, 3. 21-1490 Vendor Disclosure, HR Green
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Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with HR Green, Inc., McHenry, Illinois, to provide Phase II design engineering services for a proposed bike path along Illinois Route 137 (Patriot Path), at a maximum cost of $2,383,001, and appropriating $2,860,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.

Staff Summary
* A consulting firm will be utilized to complete these Phase II design engineering services for two path segments, including segment one, from the Des Plaines River Trail east to approximately Sage Court, and segment four, from just east of US Route 41 to the Robert McClory Bike Path.
* Lake County selects professional engineering firms in accordance with the Local Government Professional Services Selection Act, 50 ILCS 510/1 et. seq.
* The Lake County Division of Transportation's (LCDOT) Consultant Selection Process has been approved by the Federal Highway Administration and the Illinois Department of Transportation, and the firm selected for this project was selected in accordance with this approved process.
* LCDOT received and evaluated Statements of Interest and Qualifications from 14 professional firms, of which four were short-listed and presented to a consultant selection committee.
* This project is included in the Transportation Improvement Program, and designated as Section 15-00289-01-BT.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Lake County believes it would be beneficial to the safety and welfare of the traveling public if a bike path was installed along Illinois Route 137 from the Des Plaines River Trail to the Robert McClory Bike Path (Patriot Path); and

WHEREAS, Phase II design engineering services are required for this improvement; and

WHEREAS, the scope of these services includes two segments of the Patriot Path project; segment one, from the Des Plaines River Trail east to approximately Sage Court, and segment four, from just east of US Route 41 to the Robert McClory Bike Path; and

WHEREAS, it is recommended that a consult...

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