Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-1039    Version: 1 Name: Lewis Avenue Phase I Engineering Services: Consultant Agreement
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/20/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/9/2022
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Parsons Corporation, Chicago, Illinois, for Phase I professional engineering services for improvements along Lewis Avenue, from Illinois Route 137 to Illinois Route 120, within the cities of North Chicago and Waukegan, at a maximum cost of $2,482,295 and appropriating $2,980,000 of County Option Motor Fuel Tax funds.
Attachments: 1. 22-1039 Consultant Agreement, Lewis Avenue, 2. 22-1039 Location Map, Lewis Avenue, 3. 22-1039 Vendor Disclosure, Parsons
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Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Parsons Corporation, Chicago, Illinois, for Phase I professional engineering services for improvements along Lewis Avenue, from Illinois Route 137 to Illinois Route 120, within the cities of North Chicago and Waukegan, at a maximum cost of $2,482,295 and appropriating $2,980,000 of County Option Motor Fuel Tax funds.

Staff Summary
* Consultant Phase I professional engineering services will be utilized to determine what improvements are needed along the corridor.
* 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 ten 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 22-00082-11-WR.

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, Lewis Avenue, County Highway 27, is a designated route on the County highway system; and

WHEREAS, Lake County believes it would be beneficial to the safety and welfare of the traveling public if Lewis Avenue, from Illinois Route 137 to Illinois Route 120, could be improved, inclusive of non-motorized improvements; and

WHEREAS, Phase I professional engineering services are required for these improvements; and

WHEREAS, it is recommended that a consultant engineering firm be employed to provide these Phase I professional engineering services; and

WHEREAS, Lake County, by and through its Division of Transportation, has selected a professional engineering services firm in accordance with the Local Gover...

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