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File #: 15-16745    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/27/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 1/24/2022 Final action: 1/24/2022
Title: Vest Water Treatment Plant Concrete Repairs


Vest Water Treatment Plant Concrete Repairs




Approve a contract in the amount of $1,326,663 to the lowest responsive bidder CROM, LLC for the Vest Water Treatment Plant Concrete Repairs project.



Staff Resource(s):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

Ron Hargrove, Charlotte Water

John Huber, Charlotte Water



§                     This contract provides for flow control and concrete restorative repairs to multiple areas of the Vest Water Treatment Plant (Council District 1).

§                     On November 8, 2021, the City issued an Invitation to Bid (ITB); no bids were received.

-                     NC General Statute Section 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 December 21, 2021, the ITB was re-issued; one bid was received.

§                     CROM, LLC was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.

§                     The project is anticipated to be complete by third quarter 2024.


Charlotte Business INClusion

Per the Charlotte Business INClusion Policy: Part C: Section 2.1(a) The City shall not establish subcontracting goals for contracts where: (a) there are no 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