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File #: 21-0583    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/1/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board take the following actions pertaining to the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project - Phase III, Capital Improvement Program 95191/36107009, Contract 5408: 1) Award the Construction Contract to Rapid Construction, Inc., 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: Funding for Phase III work is as follows: United States Forest Service (28% - Federal), California Tahoe Conservancy (60% - State), and Tahoe Regional Planning Agency - Water Quality/Stream Environment Zone Mitigation (12% - Local).
Attachments: 1. A - BidSummary, 2. Executed Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project - Phase III - Contract No. 5804 - CIP #95191
Related files: 19-1728, 21-0282
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board take the following actions pertaining to the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project - Phase III, Capital Improvement Program 95191/36107009, Contract 5408:
1) Award the Construction Contract to Rapid Construction, Inc., 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: Funding for Phase III work is as follows: United States Forest Service (28% - Federal), California Tahoe Conservancy (60% - State), and Tahoe Regional Planning Agency - Water Quality/Stream Environment Zone Mitigation (12% - Local).
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Award and Sign Construction Contract with Lowest Responsive, Responsible Bidder:
On Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., the Department of Transportation (Transportation), opened bids for the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project - Phase III Project (Project). Five bids were received ranging from $567,765.40 to $827,657.60.

Transportation issued the All Bidders Letter on Thursday, May 20, 2021, notifying the bidders of the recommendation to the Board for award of the contract to lowest responsive, responsible bidder, Rapid Construction, and initiating the bid protest period. No bid protests were received.

Authorize the Director of Transportation (Director) to Sign Escrow Agreement:
Pursuant to Special Provisions Section 9-1.16F, "Retentions", Transportation will retain five percent (5%) of the value of work done from each Contractor payment (excluding mobilization payments) as security for the fulfillment of the Contract. Alternatively, Public Contract Code (PCC) Section 22300 provides that the Contractor ma...

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