M&C Review


COUNCIL ACTION:  Approved on 9/11/2018 - Ordinance No. 23382-09-2018

DATE: 9/11/2018 REFERENCE NO.: C-28848 LOG NAME: 60LWWSSP1-RDBBROTHERS
CODE: C TYPE: NON-CONSENT PUBLIC HEARING: NO
SUBJECT:   Authorize Execution of a Contract with R&D Burns Brothers, Inc., in the Amount of $2,421,295.00 for Lake Worth Water and Sanitary Sewer Improvements, Part 1, Provide for Project Costs and Contingencies and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance (COUNCIL DISTRICT 7)

RECOMMENDATION:

It is recommended that the City Council:

  1. Adopt the attached Appropriation Ordinance increasing estimated receipts and appropriations in the Water and Sewer Capital Fund in the amount of $2,827,023.00; and

  2. Authorize execution of a contract with R&D Burns Brothers, Inc., in the amount of $2,421,295.00 for Lake Worth Water and Sanitary Sewer Improvements, Part 1 and provide for project costs and contingencies (City Project No. 100962).
 
DISCUSSION:

On September 27, 2016 (M&C L-15954), the City Council authorized the settlement of an annexation lawsuit with the Town of Lakeside. One of the outcomes of this lawsuit was the Town of Lakeside agreed to release specified areas of its water Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN) to Fort Worth to allow Fort Worth to be the water provider to its residents located inside the Fort Worth city limits. A CCN application has been submitted to the Public Utilities Commission to request this transfer, and the transfer is expected to take place prior to completion of this project.

On August 29, 2017 (M&C C-28352), the City Council authorized an engineering agreement with Burgess & Nipple, Inc., for Lake Worth Water and Sanitary Sewer improvements within the CCN and its immediate vicinity.

This Project, Part 1, provides for the installation of water and/or sanitary sewer mains on the following streets and easements to serve Fort Worth residents:

Street

From

To

Scope of Work

Peninsula Club Circle

Watercress Drive

Watercress Drive

Water

Sunrise Point Court

Peninsula Club Circle

Dead-End

Water

North Lake Drive

Watercress Drive

Watercress Drive

Water

Island View Drive

Watercress Drive

Watercress Drive

Water

Lupine Circle East        

Ella Young Drive

Westerly 100 feet then Southerly 350 feet

Water

Lupine Court         Midland DriveCul-de-sacWater

Lupine Circle

Midland Drive

Cul-de-sac

Water

Ella Young Drive

Watercress Drive

Midland Drive  

Water/Sewer

Jarvis Way

Ella Young Drive

Cul-de-sac

Water/Sewer

Surfside Drive

Sommerville Place Road

400 feet South

Sewer

Sommerville Place Road

Surfside Drive

Ella Young

Water/Sewer

Midland Drive

Ella Young Drive

Lupine Circle East

Water/Sewer

Easement east of the Watercress Drive/Island View Drive Intersection

Watercress Drive

Northerly 900 feet

Water

A total of 91 customers will be connected to the Fort Worth water system as part of this project, including 31 customer that will be connected to a previously installed water main located on Watercress Drive.

The project was advertised for bid on June 28, 2018 and July 2, 2018 in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. On July 19, 2018, the following bids were received:

Bidder

Amount

Time of Completion

R & D Burns Brothers, Inc.

$2,421,295.00

270 Calendar Days

Ark Contracting Services, LLC

$2,751,860.00

Jackson Construction, Ltd.

$2,886,849.00

Woody Contractors, Inc.

$3,423,415.50

William J. Schultz, Inc. dba Circle C Construction Company

$4,392,861.00

Fort Worth Civil Constructors, LLC

$4,395,971.30

In addition to the contract amount, $284,662.00 (water: $170,936.00; sewer: $113,726.00) is required for project management, material testing and inspection and $121,065.00 (water: $72,699.00; sewer: $48,366.00) is provided for project contingencies for a total project amount of $2,827,023.00.

This project will have no impact on the Water Department's annual operating budget when completed.

Construction of Part 1 will commence in October 2018 and be completed by July 2019. The design of the remaining project area will be completed by January 2019, with construction starting in July 2019 and be completed by September 2020.

M/WBE OFFICE: R&D Burns Brothers, Inc., is in compliance with the City's BDE Ordinance by committing to six percent MBE participation and documenting good faith effort. R&D Burns Brothers, Inc., identified several subcontracting opportunities. However, the firms contacted in the areas identified did not respond or did not submit the lowest bids. The City's MBE goal on this project is 25 percent.

The project is located in COUNCIL DISTRICT  7.  

 
FISCAL INFORMATION/CERTIFICATION:

The Director of Finance certifies that upon approval of the above recommendations and adoption of the attached appropriation ordinance, funds will be available in the current capital budget, as appropriated, of the Water and Sewer Capital Fund. The Fiscal Year 2018 Water Operating Fund Budget includes appropriations of $29,069,236.00 for the purpose of providing Pay-As-You-Go funding for Water Capital Projects. After this transfer for Fiscal Year 2018, the balance will be $3,314,051.00. The Fiscal Year 2018 Water Operating Budget includes appropriations of $29,022,689.00 for the purpose of providing Pay-As-You-Go funding for Sewer Capital Projects. After this transfer for Fiscal Year 2018, the balance will be $386,722.00.

Appropriations for the Lake Worth Water and Sanitary Sewer Improvements project:

FUND

Current Appropriations

Proposed Appropriations

Project Total*

Water and Sewer Capital Fund 56002$707,648.00$2,827,023.00$3,534,671.00
Project Total$707,648.00$2,827,023.00$3,534,671.00

TO
    Fund Department
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Account Project
ID
Program Activity Budget
Year
Reference #
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Amount

FROM
    Fund Department
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Account Project
ID
Program Activity Budget
Year
Reference #
(Chartfield 2)
Amount

Submitted for City Manager's Office by:
Jay Chapa (5804)
Originating Department Head:
Chris Harder (5020)
Additional Information Contact:
Walter Norwood (5026)

 
 
ATTACHMENTS
  60LWWSSP1 RDBBROTHERS 1295 Form.pdf
  60LWWSSP1 RDBBROTHERS Map01.pdf
  60LWWSSP1 RDBBROTHERS Map02.pdf
  60LWWSSP1 RDBBROTHERS Map03.pdf
  60LWWSSP1-RDBBROTHERS AO - FY2018r.docx