Meeting Date:           August 27, 2007


From:                          Mike Thornton, Purchasing Manager


Subject:                      Purchase Requisition 38229 to Metric Engineering for traffic warrant studies at Five intersections.



Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of purchase requisition 38229 to Metric Engineering for $36,000.08.



The City requested Metric Engineering to perform warrant studies at the intersections listed.  The studies will allow the City to justify the need for a traffic control signal at these intersections.



US 441 at Lake-Sumter Community College               $6,802.27

US 441 at SR 44/Newell Hill Road                            $7,226.01

US 441 at Lake Ave                                                    $6,802.27

Newell Hill Road at Bentley Road                              $6,802.27

Post Office / Fairax                                                    $8,367.26


These studies have been completed.  Approval of this purchase requisition will authorize the City to pay Metric Engineering for the work completed.  This work was performed under an existing continuing services agreement between the City and Metric Engineering.



1.  Approve purchase requisition 38229 to Metric Engineering; or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate


Fiscal Impact

Funds are available in the Highway 27 / 441 CRA account for this expense.






Submission Date and Time:    8/24/2007 5:26 PM8/22/2007 2:08 PM____


Department: _Public Works___________

Prepared by:  _Mike Thornton_________                     

Attachments:         Yes__X_   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required __X___                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____



Revised 6/10/04


Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________


Finance  Dept. __________________                                     


Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________


Account No. 018-6190-559.31-30___


Project No. ___________________


WF No. ______________________


Budget  _____$100,000__ ________


Available _       $ 90,263___________