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File #: 19-3354    Version: 1 Name: Resolution - A Resolution Awarding a Contract for Construction of Magnolia Street Improvements (East Broad St. to Wisteria St.) to Texas Materials Group, Inc. and Authorizing Funding for an Amount Not to Exceed $1,603,506.00 (Street Bond Fund and Utility
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/11/2019 Final action: 11/11/2019
Title: Resolution - A Resolution Awarding a Contract for Construction of Magnolia Street Improvements (East Broad St. to Wisteria St.) to Texas Materials Group, Inc. and Authorizing Funding for an Amount Not to Exceed $1,603,506.00 (Street Bond Fund and Utility Bond Fund)
Sponsors: Joe Smolinski, Bart VanAmburgh
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Magnolia Improvements, 3. Magnolia-Bid Tabulation
Title
Resolution - A Resolution Awarding a Contract for Construction of Magnolia Street Improvements (East Broad St. to Wisteria St.) to Texas Materials Group, Inc. and Authorizing Funding for an Amount Not to Exceed $1,603,506.00 (Street Bond Fund and Utility Bond Fund)

Requested Action
Consider the Resolution awarding a contract for the construction of Magnolia Street Improvements to Texas Materials Group, Inc. for construction and authorizing funding for an amount not to exceed $1,603,506.00.

Recommendation
The Engineering Staff recommends approval of the Resolution.

Description/History
The project was bid on October 23, 2019 and there were eight bidders for the project. The lowest qualified bidder was Texas Materials Group, Inc. Bids ranged from a low bid of $1,326,165.29 to a high bid of $1,841,882.87.

The contract time for this project is one hundred fifty (150) working days or approximately 8 months.

This project includes reconstructing Magnolia St. to a 39 foot street with storm drain and sidewalk on the east side. The project also includes minor water and sewer improvements.

The requested funds are for a construction contract in the amount of $1,326,165.29, a 5% construction contingency, survey, materials testing and other miscellaneous services needed to complete the construction of the project within a budget not to exceed $1,603,506.00

Justification
Texas Materials Group, Inc. has previously completed capital improvement projects in the City of Mansfield. The Engineering Department feels that Texas Materials Group, Inc. has the necessary staff and equipment to complete a job of this size and scope within the allowed contract time.

The Director of Public Works will be in attendance at the meeting to answer Council’s questions regarding the proposed contract and funding. A resolution is attached for Council’s consideration.

Funding Source
The funding source will be from the Street Bond Fund and Utility Bond Fund.

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