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File #: 19-113    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/22/2019 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Title: APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 34-19 WITH SOUTHERN STAR CONTRACTORS, INC., FOR WATER TREATMENT PLANT UPGRADES AND IMPROVEMENTS - $864,110
Sponsors: Utilities Department
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Legal Review Checklist 2018-049 WTP Upgrades and Improvements, 3. Resolution for WTP Improvements, 4. 2018-049 WTP Upgrades and Improvements Agreement, 5. ITBC 2018-049 Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Improvements, 6. Tabulation Sheet ITBC 2018-049, 7. Sign Agreement Southern Star Contractors
TO: Mayor and Commissioners
FROM: Marjorie G. Craig, PE, Utilities Director
THROUGH: Mark R. Lauzier, City Manager
DATE: February 5, 2019

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APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 34-19 WITH SOUTHERN STAR CONTRACTORS, INC., FOR WATER TREATMENT PLANT UPGRADES AND IMPROVEMENTS - $864,110

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Recommended Action:
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Motion to adopt Resolution No. 34-19 and approve an agreement with Southern Star Contractors, Inc. for an estimated cost of $864,110.

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Background:
On September 27, 2018, the City of Delray Beach (City) received three responses to an advertised Invitation to Bid Construction, No.2018-049 for water treatment plalnt (WTP) improvements to replace a bleach tank, rehabilitate a clarifier, and replace major valves. It combined three separate projects budgeted out of the repair and replacement fund which are identified as capital improvement project #’s 17-037, 17-038, and 17-039.

Multiple construction related projects at WTP have been programmed and approved within the Utilities Department’s capital improvement plan as repair and replacement budgeted line items. Project 17-037 is for the replacement of the 8,500-gallon sodium hypochlorite (bleach) tank, Project 17-038 is to rehabilitate clarifier #1 and Project 17-039 is to replace filter fill and drain valves. Since this work will be performed at the Utilities’ WTP, all three projects were combined into a unified competitive bid package which minimizes disruptions to the facility, and is considered the most efficient and effective way to construct the planned improvements. Also, economies of scale will be realized for mobilization, staff time, and other related construction costs. Please note that as part of the bid package, additional filter repairs and valve replacements were listed as add-alternate bid items, which need to be done, and will be included in this project.This is more cost effective than doing them as an independent project and also further improves the hydraulics of the ...

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