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File #: 17-759    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Individual Item Ready
File created: 11/13/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/27/2017 Final action:
Title: Discuss and consider approval of a contract with J3 Company, Inc for construction services; a contract with Raba Kistner Consultants for materials testing services; and authority for the City Manager to approve any changes up to seven percent Owner and Contractor contingencies, as well as other necessary project expenditures for the San Antonio Street Improvements project.
Presenter/Contact
Presenter
Bryan Woods, Assistant City Manager
Contact Info
(830) 221-4022- bwoods@nbtexas.org

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SUBJECT:
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Discuss and consider approval of a contract with J3 Company, Inc for construction services; a contract with Raba Kistner Consultants for materials testing services; and authority for the City Manager to approve any changes up to seven percent Owner and Contractor contingencies, as well as other necessary project expenditures for the San Antonio Street Improvements project.

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BACKGROUND / RATIONALE:
As part of the 2013 Bond Program, multiple streets throughout the City were assessed and approved to be included into the Proposition 1 City-Wide Street Improvements plan. Projects in this program could include: mill & overlay of pavement, curb repair/replacement, sidewalk repairs, and concrete diamonds around meter boxes and manholes.
A Competitive Sealed Proposal (CSP) was released by the City on October 6, 2017 and a total of six bids were received and read aloud on November 6, 2017 at City Hall. An internal review was completed on each of the submissions and they were each scored based on the cost, relevant experience, schedule and financial capacity. Based on this criteria, J3 Company, Inc with the low bid of $1,757,254.19, was found to be satisfactory with no-exceptions taken regarding their formal bid submittal.

In addition to the base bid approval, also included for approval is a seven percent project contingency of $123,007.79 and materials testing services in the amount of $28,580.00, for a total of$1,908,841.98.


ADDRESSES A NEED/ISSUE IN A CITY PLAN OR COUNCIL PRIORITY:
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Yes
City Plan/Council Priority
Strategic Priorities: Continue an ongoing program of infrastructure construction and maintenance


FISCAL IMPACT:
Sufficient funds will be available to award the contract, contingency and materials testing as described above upon approval by City Council from the Prop I 2013 Bond Prog...

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