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File #: 15-16774    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/2/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 12/13/2021 Final action: 12/13/2021
Title: Airport Area Water Line Construction
Attachments: 1. Map-Airport Area Water Line Construction


Airport Area Water Line Construction




Approve a guaranteed maximum price of $11,636,111.32 to Garney Companies, Inc. for Design-Build construction services for the Airport Area Water Line project.



Staff Resource(s):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

David Czerr, Charlotte Water

Carl Wilson, Charlotte Water



§                     Garney Companies, Inc. has developed a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) for construction of the proposed Airport Area Water Line project, which will provide a redundant source of water to support continuity of operations for the Charlotte Douglas International Airport and western Mecklenburg County, located in Council District 3.

§                     On August 26, 2019, the City issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ); 12 responses were received.

§                     Garney Companies, Inc. was the best qualified firm to meet the City’s needs on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualification of professional services in response to the RFQ requirements.

§                     On April 27, 2020, City Council approved a contract for $2,028,409.90 with Garney Companies, Inc. for Design-Build design services. Based on the design, a GMP for construction services was developed.

§                     The project is anticipated to be complete by fourth quarter 2022.


Charlotte Business INClusion

The City negotiates participation for Design-Build contracts after the firm is selected and scopes of work are defined for design and construction services (Part G: Section 2.7 of the Charlotte Business INClusion Policy). Garney Companies, Inc. has committed $1,662,416 or approximately 14.29% of the total contract for construction services to the following certified firm:

§                     Fuller & Co. Construction, LLC (SBE) ($1,448,035) (jack and bore)

§                     Sanders Constructors, Inc. (SBE) ($92,500) (clearing and trimming)

§                     Soggy Bottom Erosion Control, LLC (SBE) ($45,505) (seeding and erosion control)

§                     Froehling & Robertson, Inc. (MBE) ($40,000) (compaction testing)

§                     All Points Trucking, Inc. (WBE, SBE) ($36,376) (hauling)


Fiscal Note

Funding: Charlotte Water Capital Investment Plan