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File #: 18-0200    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/24/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/13/2018 Final action: 3/13/2018
Title: Community Development Services, Department of Transportation, recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Silver Fork Road at South Fork American River - Bridge Rehabilitation, FENIX Contract 2741, PW 16-31152, CIP 77124, P&C 298-C1799: 1) Reject the bid submitted by the lowest bidder, Syblon Reid Contractors, as being non-responsive for failure to meet the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goal and failure to demonstrate a Good Faith Effort to meet the goal; 2) Award the Construction Contract to the second low bidder, Granite Construction Company, who submitted the lowest responsive, responsible bid of $1,803,642.00; 3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Construction Contract, subject to review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; 4) Approve the increase in cost to the project from the previously approved Engineer’s estimated amount to the bid amount; 5) Approve issuance of Notice to Proceed and begin project construction concurrently with ...
Attachments: 1. A - Addendum No. 1, 2. B - Bid Summary, 3. Executed Agreement 16-31152
Related files: 17-0066, 20-0083
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Community Development Services, Department of Transportation, recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Silver Fork Road at South Fork American River - Bridge Rehabilitation, FENIX Contract 2741, PW 16-31152, CIP 77124, P&C 298-C1799:
1) Reject the bid submitted by the lowest bidder, Syblon Reid Contractors, as being non-responsive for failure to meet the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goal and failure to demonstrate a Good Faith Effort to meet the goal;
2) Award the Construction Contract to the second low bidder, Granite Construction Company, who submitted the lowest responsive, responsible bid of $1,803,642.00;
3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Construction Contract, subject to review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management;
4) Approve the increase in cost to the project from the previously approved Engineer’s estimated amount to the bid amount;
5) Approve issuance of Notice to Proceed and begin project construction concurrently with the process for Advance Construction conversion to Highway Bridge Program funds; and
6) Authorize the Director of Transportation to sign an Escrow Agreement, if requested by the Contractor and in accordance with Public Contract Code Section 22300, for the purpose of holding Contract retention funds.

FUNDING: Highway Bridge Program (100%). (Federal Funds)
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
On February 1, 2018, Community Development Services, Department of Transportation (Transportation) opened bids for the Silver Fork Road at South Fork American River - Bridge Rehabilitation (Project), Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 77124. Five bids were received ranging from $1,640,981.20 to $2,156,456.50.

Syblon Reid Contractors (SRC) submitted the lowest bid, but failed to meet the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal and failed to demonstrate an adequate Good Faith Effort (GFE) toward meeting the goal. Due to this non-responsive bid, Transportation recommends rejecting the bi...

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