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File #: 15-16989    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/1/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 1/24/2022 Final action: 1/24/2022
Title: Water and Sanitary Sewer Service Installations


Water and Sanitary Sewer Service Installations




Approve a contract in the amount of $5,293,489.30 to the lowest responsive bidder, Fuller & Co. Construction, LLC (SBE) for water and sanitary sewer service installations.



Staff Resource(s):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

David Czerr, Charlotte Water

Keri Cantrell, Charlotte Water



§                     This contract is for small diameter water and sanitary sewer service installations and service dismantlement.

§                     On November 4, 2021, the City issued an Invitation to Bid (ITB); two 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 November 30, 2021, the ITB was re-issued; two bids were received.

§                     Fuller & Co. Construction, LLC was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.


Charlotte Business INClusion

Fuller & Co. Construction, LLC is a City-certified SBE.


Per Charlotte Business INClusion Policy: Part C: Section 2.1(a) 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 SBEs or MBEs 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