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File #: 21-0788    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/3/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the US 50/Bass Lake Road East Bound Off-Ramp Signalization Project Capital Improvement Program project number 73367/36104030, Contract 4471, with a construction phase total cost of $765,450: 1) Award the Construction Contract to St. Francis Electric, LLC 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 50 TIM Fees (100%).
Attachments: 1. A - Bid Summary, 2. Executed Agreement 4471
Related files: 21-0016, 21-0440
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the US 50/Bass Lake Road East Bound Off-Ramp Signalization Project Capital Improvement Program project number 73367/36104030, Contract 4471, with a construction phase total cost of $765,450:
1) Award the Construction Contract to St. Francis Electric, LLC 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 50 TIM Fees (100%).
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Award and Sign Construction Contract with Lowest Responsive, Responsible Bidder:
On Friday, May 7, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., the Department of Transportation (Transportation), opened bids for the US 50/ Bass Lake Rd East Bound Off-Ramp Project (Project). Two Bids were received ranging from $567,000 to $613,992

Transportation issued an All Bidders Letter on Monday, May 10, 2021, notifying the bidders of the recommendation to the Board for award of the contract to St. Francis Electric, LLC (St. Francis) 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 may request that payment of retentions held be made directly to an Escrow Agent. The Contractor will receive the interest earned on the investment.

In accordance with these provisions, the Con...

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