Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0506    Version: 1 Name: Joint Resolution authorizing execution of a contract with Swallow Construction of West Chicago, Illinois, in the amount of $388,032.96 for the Baker Road Water Main Replacement Project in Green Oaks, Illinois.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/24/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/12/2022
Title: Joint Resolution authorizing execution of a contract with Swallow Construction of West Chicago, Illinois, in the amount of $388,032.96 for the Baker Road Water Main Replacement Project in Green Oaks, Illinois.
Attachments: 1. 22-0506 Baker Road Bid Document, 2. 22-0506 Baker Road Bid Tab, 3. 22-0506 Baker Road Location Map, 4. 22-0506 Baker Road Swallow Vendor Disclosure Statement
Title
Joint Resolution authorizing execution of a contract with Swallow Construction of West Chicago, Illinois, in the amount of $388,032.96 for the Baker Road Water Main Replacement Project in Green Oaks, Illinois.

Staff Summary
* The Village of Green Oaks is planning to conduct road improvements along Baker Road. The County owns a 37-year-old watermains on this road and it would be economical to replace it ahead of the planned improvements. The 6-inch water main would be replaced with a 10-inch line and that would also improve capacity.
* The County received bids from seven (7) contractors for this work ranging from $388,032.96 to $491,924.70.
* Award of this contract is recommended to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, Swallow Construction of West Chicago, Illinois, who best meets the needs of the County in the amount of $388,032.96.
* This resolution authorizes and directs the County Purchasing Agent to execute a contract with Swallow Construction of West Chicago, Illinois, in the amount of $388,032.96.

Body
R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, the County of Lake (County) owns, operates and maintains numerous water mains throughout the County including the water main in Green Oaks along Baker Road from Illinois Route 176 to the north, which is part of our Vernon Hills Water System; and

WHEREAS, the water main along Baker Road has reached the end of its useful life and needs to be replaced and increased in size; and

WHEREAS, the replacement of the existing water main prior to road improvements being completed by the Village of Green Oaks is the most economical solution; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with the Lake County Purchasing Ordinance, bids were called for by publication for the Baker Road Water Main Replacement Project; and

WHEREAS, Swallow Construction is the lowest responsive, responsible bidder in the amount of $388,032.96; the other bids received ranged from $399,153.00 to $491,924.70.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this Count...

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