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File #: 15-15346    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/2/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 4/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Water Main Replacement
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Title
Water Main Replacement

Action
Action:
A. Approve a unit price contract to the lowest responsive bidder HG&L Development, LLC for Fiscal Year 2021 Water Main Replacement Contract 3 for an initial term of one year, and

B. Authorize the City Manager to renew the contract for up to three, one-year terms with possible price adjustments and to amend the contract consistent with the purpose for which the contract was approved.

Body
Staff Resource(s):
Angela Charles, Charlotte Water
Jackie Jarrell, Charlotte Water
Scott Clark, Charlotte Water

Explanation
* This contract will facilitate the replacement of water distribution infrastructure as needed. The primary function is to replace water lines to improve water quality and flow requirements throughout the distribution system.
* Charlotte Water maintains approximately 4,448 miles of water distribution lines and approximately 290,000 active water service connections.
* On January 29, 2021, the city issued an Invitation to Bid (ITB); two bids were 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 February 25, 2021, the ITB was re-issued; three bids were received.
* HG&L Development, LLC was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.
* Annual expenditures are estimated to be $957,303.
* Possible price adjustments will be based on the Engineering News Record Construction Cost Index.

Charlotte Business INClusion
Established MBE Goal: 2.00%
Committed MBE Goal: 2.00%
HG&L Development, LLC met the established MBE subcontracting goal and has committed $19,148 or approximately 2.00% of the total contract amount to the following certified firm (Part B: Section 3 of the Charlotte Business INClusion Policy):
* Ultimate Asphalt and Concret...

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