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File #: 15-13996    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/10/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 10/12/2020 Final action:
Title: Water and Sanitary Sewer Service Installations
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Water and Sanitary Sewer Service Installations




Approve a contract in the amount of $6,421,019 to the lowest responsive bidder State Utility Contractors, Inc. for the Water and Sanitary Sewer Service Installations project.



Staff Resource(s):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

Jackie Jarrell, Charlotte Water

Keri Cantrell, Charlotte Water



§                     This contract is for water and sanitary sewer service installations including connection to the existing public main, which extends a small diameter line to the property and includes a water meter box or sanitary sewer clean out.

§                     Customers pay connection fees for the installation service based on costs incurred by Charlotte Water in these contracts.

§                     The work covered by this contract will provide approximately 800 total service connections annually.

§                     On August 13, 2020, the city issued an Invitation to Bid (ITB); one bid was received.

-                     G.S. 143-132 prohibits municipalities from awarding construction contracts over $500,000 without receiving at least three competitive bids from the initial advertisement of the contract. The city may subsequently award the contract even if re-advertisements result in fewer than three competitive bids.

§                     On September 10, 2020, the ITB was re-issued; one bid was received.

§                     State Utility Contractors, Inc. was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.


Charlotte Business INClusion

Per Charlotte Business INClusion Policy: Part B: Section 3 The city shall not establish Subcontracting Goals for Contracts where: (a) there are not subcontracting opportunities identified for the Contract; or (b) there are no MWBEs or SBEs certified to perform the scopes of work that the city regards as realistic opportunities for subcontracting.


This contract meets the provisions of (a) - No subcontracting opportunities.


Fiscal Note

Funding: Charlotte Water Capital Investment Plan