City of Chino
CA

Staff Report

Award a construction contract in the amount of $2,098,070 to Christensen Brothers, General Engineering, Inc., for the Schaefer Avenue Storm Drain project.

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Department:Public Works DepartmentSponsors:
Category:Contract

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Budget String

Revenue: Expenditure: 5407360-48025-SD122 Transfer In: Transfer Out:

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BACKGROUND

The Fiscal Year 2015-16 budget provides funds in the amount of $2,804,087 for construction of the Schaefer Avenue Storm Drain, between Monte Vista and Central Avenues, and 3rd street from Schaefer Avenue to H Street.

 

Plans and specifications were prepared for the storm drain improvements, and a Notice Inviting Bids was published locally for this project.  On March 29, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., seven (7) bids were received and opened with the following results:

 

COMPANY  NAME

CITY

BID  AMOUNT

Christensen Brothers, General Engineering, Inc.

Apple Valley

$2,098,070.00

H&H General Contractors

Highland

$2,249,670.00

Weka Incorporated

Highland

$2,363,485.00

C.P. Construction Company Incorporated

Ontario

$2,386,675.00

Gwinco Construction and Engineering

Ontario

$2,418,065.00

Young and Associates

Pasadena

$2,595,752.46

Utah Pacific Construction Company

Murrieta

$2,735,610.00

 

ISSUES/ANALYSIS

The low bidder, Christensen Brothers, General Engineering, Inc., Apple Valley, CA is properly licensed; therefore, the firm is deemed to be the lowest responsible bidder with a bid amount of $2,098,070.  In addition, staff is requesting authorization to spend up to $209,800 for project contingencies and $70,000 for geotechnical engineering services.  This brings the total project cost to $2,377,870 which is within the available budget.

 

This project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15301(c) of the CEQA Guidelines - Existing Facilities, which includes the operation, repair and maintenance of highways, streets, sidewalks, gutters, bicycle and pedestrian trails, and other similar facilities.

 

 

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Meeting History

May 17, 2016 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Glenn Duncan, Council Member
SECONDER:Earl C. Elrod, Council Member
AYES:Dennis R. Yates, Eunice M. Ulloa, Glenn Duncan, Earl C. Elrod, Tom Haughey