AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           September 8, 2008

 

From:                          Darel W. Craine, Deputy Director, Environmental Services

 

Subject:                      Resolution authorizing an agreement with Aquatic Weed Control, Inc. for work to be performed in Flamingo Pond

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the agreement with Aquatic Weed Control, Inc. for a total of $54,906.00 for work to be performed in Flamingo Pond.

 

Analysis:

Aquatic Weed Control, Inc. is to mechanically harvest all vegetation: cattails, torpedo grass, etc. for the pond known as Flamingo Pond on Flamingo Dr.  This project will improve the aesthetics of the pond as well as increasing stormwater capacity within the site.

 

The City has a contract in place with Aquatic Weed Control, Inc. as a result of bid LB-04-04.

 

Options:

1.  Approve execution of the agreement with Aquatic Weed Control, Inc.; or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

Funds are available in the current fiscal year in the account listed, Storm Water Capital Improvement under Ponds.

 

Submission Date and Time:    9/4/2008 4:46 PM____

 

Department: ______________________

Prepared by:  ______________________                      

Attachments:         Yes____   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____

                                                 

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ________EFS_______                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. _014-5171-537-6310___

 

Project No. __140002____________

 

WF No. _____336749 - 001________

 

Budget  _____$75,000.00_________

 

Available ____$75,000.00_________


 

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 AQUATIC WEED CONTROL, INC. FOR WORK TO BE PERFORMED IN FLAMINGO POND; 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 Aquatic Weed Control, Inc. whose address is P. O. Box 593258, Orlando, FL  32859, for contractor services to be performed in Flamingo Pond.

 

             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 __8th___ day of _September________ 2008.

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________

City Clerk