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File #: 18-0357    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Adopted
File created: 3/28/2018 In control: Procurement Committee
On agenda: 4/5/2018 Final action: 4/5/2018
Title: Authority to advertise Contract 14-252-5F Flood Control Project on Natalie Creek in Midlothian and Oak Forest, Illinois, estimated cost between $7,190,938.55 and $8,704,820.35, Account 501-50000-645620, Requisition 1490255
Attachments: 1. 14-252-5F Natalie Creek in Midlothian.pdf

TRANSMITTAL LETTER FOR BOARD MEETING OF APRIL 5, 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON PROCUREMENT

 

Mr. David St. Pierre, Executive Director

 

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Authority to advertise Contract 14-252-5F Flood Control Project on Natalie Creek in Midlothian and Oak Forest, Illinois, estimated cost between $7,190,938.55 and $8,704,820.35, Account 501-50000-645620, Requisition 1490255

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Dear Sir:

 

Contract documents and specifications have been prepared for Contract 14-252-5F Flood Control Project on Natalie Creek in Midlothian and Oak Forest, Illinois.

 

The purpose of the project is to address overbank flooding by upsizing restrictive culverts, widening the channel at several locations, and creating a new stormwater storage basin along Natalie creek.  The proposed project increases the level of protection to existing residential and commercial structures that are prone to flooding in frequent storm events.  During a 100-year storm event, the proposed improvements will provide flood reduction benefits for 237 structures.  This project is located in the Little Calumet River Watershed.

 

The estimated cost for this contract is between $7,190,938.55 and $8,704,820.35. The estimated cost range will be stated in the advertisement for bids.

 

The bid deposit for this contract is $303,000.00.

 

The contract specifications require that all work commence 30 calendar days after approval of the contractor’s bond and shall be completed within 730 calendar days after approval of the contractor’s bond.

 

The Multi-Project Labor Agreement will be included in this contract.

 

The Affirmative Action Ordinance Revised Appendix D will be included in this contract.  The type of work to be performed under the contract is within the “General and Heavy Construction” category for establishing Minority-owned Business Enterprises (MBE), Women-owned Business Enterprises (WBE) and/or Small Business Enterprises (SBE) utilization goals. The MBE, WBE and/or SBE utilization goals for this contract are: 20 percent MBE, 10 percent WBE, and 10 percent SBE.

 

The tentative schedule for this contract is as follows:

Advertise                     May 2, 2018

Bid Opening                     June 19, 2018

Award                     August 2, 2018

Completion                     August 1, 2020

 

Funds for the current year are available in Account 501-50000-645620. Funds for subsequent years, 2019 and 2020, are contingent on the Board of Commissioners’ approval of the District’s budget for those years.

 

In view of the foregoing, it is recommended that the Director of Procurement and Materials Management be authorized to advertise Contract 14-252-5F.

 

Requested, Catherine A. O’Connor, Director of Engineering, WSS:JK

Recommended, Darlene A. LoCascio, Director of Procurement and Materials Management

Respectfully Submitted, Barbara J. McGowan, Chairman Committee on Procurement

Disposition of this agenda item will be documented in the official Regular Board Meeting Minutes of the Board of Commissioners for April 5, 2018

 

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