Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-1710    Version: 1 Name: Joint resolution authorizing execution of a contract with IHC Construction Companies, LLC, of Elgin, Illinois in the amount of $604,440 for the 2021 Force Main Replacement Project.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/21/2021 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/9/2021
Title: Joint resolution authorizing execution of a contract with IHC Construction Companies, LLC, of Elgin, Illinois in the amount of $604,440 for the 2021 Force Main Replacement Project.
Attachments: 1. 21-1710 2021 Force Main Replacement Bid Tab, 2. 21-1710 2021 Force Main Replacement Bid#21132 Documents, 3. 21-1710 2021 Force Main Vendor Disclosure Statement, 4. 21-1710 S Cedar Crest Location Map, 5. 21-1710 Three Lakes Location Map, 6. 21-1710 Wellington Location Map
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Joint resolution authorizing execution of a contract with IHC Construction Companies, LLC, of Elgin, Illinois in the amount of $604,440 for the 2021 Force Main Replacement Project.

Staff Summary
* The South Cedar Crest Force Main is a 1,500-foot-long 6-inch ductile iron pipe originally constructed in 1979, the Wellington Force Main is a 470-foot-long 4-inch ductile iron pipe originally constructed in 1992 and the Three Lakes Force Main is a 990-foot-long 4-inch ductile iron pipe originally constructed in 1979. Repeated breaks of the pipes at various locations on all three force mains have driven the decision to replace the entire length of the three existing pipes.
* Replacement of the three force mains have been bundled together into one capital improvement project.
* This project will extend the service life of these three (3) force main systems and includes the installation of a total of 2,960 lineal feet of new pipe.
* The County received bids from three (3) contractors for this work ranging from $604,440 to $884,655. Award of this contract is recommended to the lowest responsive responsible bidder, IHC Construction Companies, LLC, Elgin, Illinois in the amount of $604,440.
* This resolution authorizes and directs the County Purchasing Agent to execute a contract with IHC Construction Companies, LLC, of Elgin, Illinois in the amount of $604,440.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, the County of Lake (County) owns, operates and maintains force main systems throughout the County including the South Cedar Crest Force Main in the Northwest Lake Facilities Planning area and the Wellington and Three Lakes Force Mains in the SE Central Facilities Planning area; and

WHEREAS, the South Cedar Crest and Three Lakes force main pipe systems have been in continuous service since 1979, the Wellington force main system has been in service since 1992 and recent breaks requiring extensive repairs on all three force main systems have identified sections of the pipe ...

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