AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           July 26, 2010

 

From:                          Mike Thornton, Purchasing Manager

 

Subject:                      Resolution authorizing execution of a construction services agreement with Estep Construction, Inc. for the Thomas Avenue Sidewalk & Stormwater construction services project

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends execution of the construction services agreement with Estep Construction, Inc. (ESI) for the Thomas Avenue Sidewalk & Stormwater construction services project for a total amount of $130,000.00. 

 

Analysis:

The purpose of this project is to install a 5-foot wide sidewalk on the West side of Thomas Avenue beginning at Westside Drive and ending at Montclair Road, approximately 1,980 linear feet.  The construction will also include minor storm water work to accumulate storm water runoff.  The City also requested bids for the installation of additional sidewalk segments from Montclair Road and ending at Griffin Road.  The additional segments are listed here.

 

Add Alternate 1 - Montclair Road to Abandoned Railroad - 978 feet

Add Alternate 2 - Abandoned Railroad to Industrial Street - 1,035 feet

Add Alternate 3 – Industrial Street to Griffin Road - 1,300 feet

 

 

 

On June 7, 2010, the Purchasing Division issued Invitation to Bid (ITB) 100011 soliciting qualified and interested firms to submit bid responses for this project.  The ITB was advertised in the Daily Commercial and posted on-line through BidSYNC.

 

On July 6, 2010, a total of seven responses were received and are summarized here for your review. 

 

Vendor Name /

Location

Part A & B

Base Bid

Additive

Alternate 1

Additive

Alternate 2

Total Award

Additive Alternate 31

Estep Construction

Apopka, FL

$75,000.00

$20,000.00

$35,000.00

$130,000.00

$35,000.00

Croft Contracting

Inverness, FL

$73,320.00

$30,300.00

$32,500.00

$136,120.00

$58,311.00

Beesley Construction

Leesburg, FL

$97,553.00

$24,000.00

$28,800.00

$150,353.00

$26,400.00

Weber & Co., LLC

Kissimmee, FL

$132,300.00

$22,400.00

$23,700.00

$178,400.00

$30,240.00

C.W. Roberts

Wildwood, FL

$116,162.85

$28,424.05

$42,236.80

$186,823.70

$72,745.90

Paqco, Inc.

Leesburg, FL

$145,000.00

$20,550.00

$22,500.00

$188,050.00

$22,815.00

Professional Dirt Serv.

Eustis, FL

$106,059

No Bid

No Bid

Incomplete Bid

No Bid

1 Additive Alternate 3 not awarded.  Insufficient funds available to complete this section.

 

Staff evaluation of the bids has resulted in a recommendation to award the base bid (parts A & B) and Additive Alternates 1 & 2 to Estep Construction.  Current budget does not allow for including Additive Alternate 3.

 

The Purchasing Division checked the past performance of Estep Construction and received a “positive” past performance ratings from both the Villages Community Development District and the Lake County Road Operations Department.

 

Options:

1.  Authorize execution of the agreement with Estep Construction, Inc.; or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

Funds are available in both the Public Works Capital Projects and storm water accounts listed.

 

Submission Date and Time:    7/22/2010 10:40 AM____

 

Department:    Public Works___________

Prepared by:  Terry Pollard_____________                     

Attachments:         Yes____   No __X____

Advertised:     X_ Not Required ______                     

Dates:   ______June 6, 2010   ________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____

                                                

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. ______JB__________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No.

_       031-5112-541.63-10   $91,000.00___   

         014-5171-53763-10    $39,000.00___

 

Project No. __300011____________

                          140002____________

 

WF No. _____WF0623648_________

           _______WF0671545_________

 

Budget  _____$130,000.00________

 

Available ____$130,000.00________


 

 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH ESTEP CONSTRUCTION, INC. FOR THE THOMAS AVENUE SIDEWALK AND STORMWATER CONSTRUCTION SERVICES; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:

 

            THAT the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute an agreement with ESTEP CONSTRUCTION, INC. whose address is 689 Binion Road, Apopka, Florida for the Thomas Avenue Sidewalk and Stormwater construction services pursuant to Invitation to Bid 100011. 

 

             THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.

 

PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the __26th__ day of __July___ 2010.

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________

City Clerk