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File #: 19-0276    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/14/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/19/2019 Final action: 3/19/2019
Title: Department of Transportation, recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Bassi Road at Granite Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77128/36105001, Contract 2777: 1) Award the Construction Contract to Steelhead Constructors, Inc., who was the lowest responsive, responsible bidder; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Construction Contract, subject to review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and 3) 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 Fund (100%). (Federal Funding)
Attachments: 1. A - Addendum 1, 2. B - Bid Summary, 3. Executed Contract No. 2777
Related files: 19-0017, 15-0611, 20-0289, 21-0347
Title
Department of Transportation, recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Bassi Road at Granite Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77128/36105001, Contract 2777:
1) Award the Construction Contract to Steelhead Constructors, Inc., who was the lowest responsive, responsible bidder;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Construction Contract, subject to review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and
3) 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 Fund (100%). (Federal Funding)
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Award and Sign Construction Contract with Lowest Responsive, Responsible Bidder:
On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Department of Transportation (Transportation) opened bids for Bassi Road at Granite Creek- Bridge Replacement Project (Project). Seven bids were received ranging from $2,520,809.00 to $3,984,875.00.

The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for this project is 17%. Per the Contract documents, the Contractor had until 4:00pm on the fifth business day after the bid opening to submit their DBE commitment and documentation. Steelhead Constructors, Inc. (Steelhead) submitted their DBE commitment and documentation on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 with a 17% DBE commitment. Transportation reviewed Steelhead’s DBE Commitment form submittal and finds that the firms listed are certified DBEs under the California Unified Certification Program and meet the criteria for a DBE; that Steelhead provided sufficient written confirmation from each DBE firm that each is participating in the Contract; and, that Steelhead has committed to meeting the Contract DBE goal.

Transportation issued the All Bidders Letter on Thursday March 7, 2019, notifying the bidders of the recommendation to the Board for award of th...

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