Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Program (SA0901)

This project will maintain and improve the integrity of the City’s sanitary sewer system and repair problem areas as identified as a part of the City’s Sanitary Sewer Inflow and Infiltration Study (SA1301). This project consists of installing liner systems in sanitary sewer manholes at various locations throughout the City of Carbondale. The completed system will provide corrosion resistant liners that restore manhole walls and eliminates water infiltration and ex-filtration. Other work includes the installation of manhole chimney seals and replacement and adjustment of manhole frames and lids at various locations.

The approved FY 2015 Five-Year (FY2015 thru FY2019) Community Investment Program (CIP) includes $1,587,840 for the Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Program (SA0901) project, with the contractual construction budget being $1,450,000. At the June 10, 2014 City Council meeting, Spectra Tech, LLC of Noblesville, IN was awarded the Contract for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Program (SA0901) in the amount of $220,428.40 for the current FY2015 fiscal year. As other sanitary sewer and wastewater projects have come in significantly under budget; Staff decided to prepare plans and specifications for another round of sanitary sewer rehabilitations to be completed in the current FY2015 fiscal year.

Also, in order to gain economy and allow for better future project budgeting and planning, Staff decided to solicit bids for a five-year contract for this type of work. Plans and Specifications for the Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Program (SA0901) were prepared and the bid was advertised in the Southern Illinoisan on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Bid invitations were sent to three (3) contractors and four (4) plan houses as shown on the attached Certificate. Seven (7) contractors purchased the specifications.

Three bids were received on February 18, 2015, as shown on the attached Bid Tabulation, however two (2) of the bids were received after the bid deadline. The low bid was submitted by Spectra Tech, LLC, Noblesville, IN, for a Five-Year Contract in the amount of $1,121,129, which is $328,871 (22.68%) under the FY2015 Five-Year budgeted construction amount of $1,450,000. Staff has reviewed the bids, which range from $1,121,129 to $1,468,991 and recommends award to the low bidder, Spectra Tech, LLC of Noblesville, IN in the amount of $1,121,129. Appropriate funds will be budgeted in the forthcoming FY2016 Five-Year CIP to cover the future fiscal year costs.

Item 5.5 Award of Contract for Manhole Rehabilitation

A Public Bid Document 15-19 Sanitary Sewer Manhole Rehabilition was posted on January 26, 2015 and an award of a Five-Year Contract for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation (SA0901) to Spectra Tech, LLC of Noblesville, IN in the Amount of $1,121,129 was approved on March 3, 2015.

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