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City of Independence

Agenda Title:

Council action is requested to authorize the City Manager to approve a construction contract with a VF Anderson Builders for an amount not to exceed $580,678.00 authorizing future minor change orders not to exceed $58,060.00 and/or time extensions for the Bristol Drainage Improvements (Project No. 70131902).

Approval of this request is recommended.

Executive Summary:

Approval is requested for a construction contract for the Bristol Drainage Improvements (Project No. 131902).  The project includes, but is not limited to, 15 drainage structures, 1,173 feet of storm sewer pipe, 220 cubic yards of of earthwork, 308 square yards of concrete drives, 279 square yards of asphalt street, 534 linear feet of chain link fence, seeding, sodding, and erosion controls.

Located in the Rock Creek Watershed, this project will address residential flooding along Cedar Avenue between 15th & 14th Streets then westerly to Home Avenue eventually draining to the railroad culvert west of Home.  Before and during the design process, six homeowners reported to staff of flooding in their home.  Once completed, this project will mitigate this problem.
There were 9 construction bids for this project:
VF Anderson $580,678.00
Kissick Construction $620,537.00
Linaweaver Construction, Inc $645,331.00
Blue Moon Hauling $647,377.40
Redford Construction Co. $659,861.00
Parrish & Sons $698,070.06
She Digs It $722,523.00
Pyramid Excavation & Construction, Inc  $728,063.50
Radamacher Brothers Excavating Co $884,783.65

Engineers Estimate $ $563,397.00
VF Anderson Builders has successfully completed other construction contracts for the city. Their bid is being recommended for approval of this contract.

Fiscal Impact:

The fiscal impact to the City is $638,738. Funding for Bristol Drainage Improvements (Project No. 131902) is included in the FY 2019 adopted budget, page number 146, account number 7013 5406. In addition to the sales tax, the City has received a Missouri Stormwater Grant in the amount of $123,327 to be used for the construction of this project.

Department:          Municipal ServicesContact Person:          Lisa Phelps

Public Works DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:         

Bristol Drainage Improvements Proximity MapExhibit
Bid Tab ResultsBackup Material