STAFF REPORT Resolution for the Acceptance of the Federal Safe Routes to Schools Cycle 2 SRTSL-5256 (008) Project, Release Performance and Materials Bonds and to Make Final Payment

STAFF REPORT

AGENDA ITEM: Resolution for the Acceptance of the Federal Safe Routes to Schools Cycle 2 SRTSL-5256 (008) Project, Authorizing the City Clerk to Record a Notice of Completion with Merced County, and Authorizing the Acting City Manager to Release Performance and Materials Bonds and to Make Final Payment of Retention Monies to JJR Construction, Inc.

MEETING DATE: January 18, 2011

PREPARED BY: Nanda K. Gottiparthy, City Engineer

REVIEWED BY: Victoria Lewis, Acting City Manager

RECOMMENDATION:

Adopt Resolution No. 2011-_, accepting the improvements for the Federal Safe Routes to Schools Cycle 2 SRTSL-5256 (008) Project, authorizing the City Clerk to record a Notice of Completion with Merced County and authorizing the Acting City Manager to release Performance and Materials Bonds and to make final payment of retention monies to JJR Construction, inc.

BACKGROUND:

In December 2008, the City was awarded $871,000.00 under the Federal Safe Routes to Schools Cycle 2 Program for the construction of sidewalks, curb and gutter, storm drain inlets, wheelchair ramps, retaining walls and associated improvements within the City limits. The project was advertised for bid on March 25, March 31, April 1 and April 7, 2010. The Deputy City Clerk publicly opened the bids on May 4, 2010. At a regular meeting on May 12, 2010, the City Council awarded a contract to JJR Construction, Inc. in the amount of $510,675.00. The work has now been completed in accordance with the project plans and specifications

DISCUSSION:

The project involves the construction and or installation of asphalt concrete pavement, sidewalk, wheel chair ramps, curb and gutter, driveways, retaining walls, storm dry wells and concrete steps. The work was inspected by the Public Works Department, and the project has been deemed to be substantially complete and it is recommended for acceptance by the City Council.

FISCAL IMPACT:

The total construction costs for the project in the amount of $617,385.85 are as follows:

Original Approved Contract Amount … . . . . . . . . . ..$510,675.00

Approved Contract Change Order No. 1… . . . . . . .$ 82,574.50

Approved Contract Change Order No. 2… . . . . . . .$ 17,796.00

Approved Contract Change Order No. 3… . . . . . . .$ 6,340.35

Total Contract Amount … ..$617,385.85

There is no impact to the General Fund.

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ATTACHMENTS:

1. Resolution No. 2011-

2. Notice of Completion

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