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File #: 15-19108    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/2/2022 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 11/28/2022 Final action: 11/28/2022
Title: Clarke Creek Pump Station and Forcemain Construction
Attachments: 1. Map-Clarke Creek Pump Station and Forcemain Construction


Clarke Creek Pump Station and Forcemain Construction




Approve a guaranteed maximum price of $19,571,331.00 to State Utility Contractors, Inc. for Design-Build construction services for the Clarke Creek Pump Station and Forcemain project.



Staff Resource(s):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

David Czerr, Charlotte Water

Carl Wilson, Charlotte Water



§                     State Utility Contractors, Inc. has developed a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) for design services, procurement of materials, and construction related to the proposed Clarke Creek Pump Station and associated improvements, located in the Town of Huntersville (adjacent to Council Districts 2 and 4).

§                     On February 14, 2022, City Council approved a contract for $5,668,010 with State Utility Contractors, Inc. for Design-Build design services. Based on the design, GMPs for construction services are developed.

§                     City Council will receive future requests for the approval of additional GMPs for construction once established.


Charlotte Business INClusion

The city negotiates subcontracting 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). State Utility Contractors, Inc. has committed $1,343,695 or approximately 6.87% of the total contract for construction services to the following certified firms:

§                     Smart Electric Company, Inc. (WBE) ($525,280) (electrical construction)

§                     CITI, LLC (MBE) ($240,545) (instrumentation/SCADA)

§                     Fuller and Co. Construction, LLC (SBE) ($215,000)

§                     Buffkin Trucking, Inc. (MBE, SBE) ($113,000) (stone hauling)

§                     Martin Landscaping Co. Inc. (MBE, SBE) ($112,000) (seeding and matting)

§                     Soggy Bottom Erosion Control, LLC (SBE) ($46,790) (erosion control)

§                     Gavel & Dorn Engineering, PLLC (SBE) ($45,000) (soil and concrete testing)

§                     GDC, Inc. (MBE, SBE) ($19,080) (traffic control services)

§                     Capstone Engineering (MBE) ($15,000) (geotechnical services)

§                     CES Group Engineers, LLP (WBE, SBE) ($12,000) (site layout and benchmark staking)


Fiscal Note

Funding: Charlotte Water Capital Investment Plan