Public Works Report March 11

By KBBE News
March 11, 2019

 Street Department: Patch Material

Motion to approve the purchase of nine tons of patching material from APAC Kansas for a cost not to exceed $1,239.66.

We have various asphalt areas that require patching.  The APAC asphalt plant has not been in operation most of the winter.  They fired back up and we were able to obtain 9 tons of patching material.  The cost of this material is $1,239.66.

Hulse Area Drainage Improvements Project: Letting (Cornejo and Sons)

Motion to award the Hulse Area Drainage Improvements Project to Cornejo and Sons for an amount not to exceed $3,178,882.50 and authorize the Mayor to sign all related documents.

The bid opening for the Hulse Area Drainage Improvements Project was held on February 28th @ 3:00 PM in the Commission room.  We had 3 bidders.  The bids ranged from $3,178,882.50 to $3,969,284.59 with Cornejo & Sons registering the lowest bid.  The engineers estimate was $3,921,913.75.  We recommend awarding this contract to Cornejo and Sons.  I have updated the Bond Authority spreadsheet to reflect the totals from the 2018 bond only.   

Hulse Area Drainage Improvements Project: Construction Inspection (Alfred Benesch & Company)

Motion to approve hiring Alfred Benesch & Company to perform construction inspection services on the Hulse Area Drainage Improvements Project for a cost not to exceed $306,700.00 and authorize the Mayor to sign all related documents.

As discussed several weeks ago, I asked Alfred Benesch & Company to provide an estimate for construction inspection services for the Hulse Area Drainage Improvements Project.  I received an estimate in the amount of $306,700.  Keep in mind we pay for actual hours of services required to properly inspect the work. 

Grimes St-Anna St Reconstruction Project: Letting (Vogts-Parga Construction)

Motion to award the Grimes St-Anna St Reconstruction Project to Vogts-Parga Construction for an amount not to exceed $3,146,643.88 and authorize the Mayor to sign all related documents.

The bid opening was held February 28th @ 3:10 p.m. in the Commission room.  We had 7 bidders.  The bids ranged from $3,146,643.88 to $4,537,314.10, with Vogts-Parga Construction registering the lowest bid.  The engineers estimate was $4,749,991.00.  We recommend awarding this contract to Vogts-Parga Construction.  I have updated the bond authority spreadsheet to reflect the 2018 bond totals only.

Grimes St-Anna St Reconstruction Project:Construction Inspection (Alfred Benesch & Company)

Motion to approve hiring Alfred Benesch & Company to perform construction inspection services on the Grimes St-Anna St Reconstruction Project for a cost not to exceed $399,150.00, and authorize the Mayor to sign all related documents.

Alfred Benesch & Company provided an estimate in the amount of $399,150.00 for construction inspection services for the Grimes St-Anna St Reconstruction Project.  Keep in mind, we pay for actual hours of services required to properly inspect the work. 


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