Friday, August 26, 2011
Southside Park Picnic Area Improvements
Next Tuesday, the City Council will approve The Southside Park Picnic Area project, which consists of the renovating 0.57-acres including: clearing and grubbing, demolition, grading, a low water efficient landscaping and irrigation system modifications, accessible concrete flatwork, concrete mowstrips, picnic tables, game tables, serving tables, group barbeque grills, drinking fountain, trash receptacles, signage, and security cameras. Construction is expected to begin in September 2011 and be complete by late fall 2011.
The project award will be for the base bid and two additive alternates (security cameras) in an amount not to exceed $196,186.37. The contract for the Southside Park Picnic Area Renovation project is awarded to RSC General & Engineering, Inc.
Funds to rebuild this project come from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Grant for $142,985 and matching funds from the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for the Southside Park Picnic Area Renovation project. In order to award the contract as recommended, staff seeks approval to augment the existing project budget by appropriating $24,000of Park Development Impact Fees (PIF), Fund 3204.
RSC General & Engineering, Inc. was the lowest responsive bidder with a total bid price of $175,828.37 for the base bid and with additive alternates 1 & 2, the total amount proposed for the contract award is $196,186.37