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C. 16
To: Board of Supervisors
From: Brian M. Balbas, Public Works Director/Chief Engineer
Date: July  24, 2018
The Seal of Contra Costa County, CA
Contra
Costa
County
Subject: Construction Contract for the Buchanan Field Airport F Row Hangar Improvements Project, Concord area

APPROVE OTHER
RECOMMENDATION OF CNTY ADMINISTRATOR RECOMMENDATION OF BOARD COMMITTEE

Action of Board On:   07/24/2018
APPROVED AS RECOMMENDED OTHER
Clerks Notes:

VOTE OF SUPERVISORS

AYE:
John Gioia, District I Supervisor
Candace Andersen, District II Supervisor
Diane Burgis, District III Supervisor
Karen Mitchoff, District IV Supervisor
Federal D. Glover, District V Supervisor
Contact: Kevin Emigh, 925-313-2233
I hereby certify that this is a true and correct copy of an action taken and entered on the minutes of the Board of Supervisors on the date shown.
ATTESTED:     July  24, 2018
David J. Twa,
 
BY: , Deputy

 

RECOMMENDATION(S):

(1) APPROVE plans, specifications, and design for the Buchanan Field Airport F Row Hangar Improvements Project, Concord area. (County Project No. 4853-4657-SAS-6X5341) (District IV)  
  

(2) DETERMINE that Eagle Solutions, Inc., dba Eagle Builders (“Eagle Builders”), the lowest monetary bidder, has complied with the requirements of the County’s Outreach Program for this project, as provided in the project specifications, and the Board WAIVES any irregularities in such compliance; and FURTHER DETERMINE that Eagle Builders has submitted the lowest responsive and responsible bid for the project.  

RECOMMENDATION(S): (CONT'D)
  
(3) AWARD the construction contract for the above project to Eagle Builders in the listed amount ($650,000.00; Base Bid plus Bid Additive 2) and the unit prices submitted in the bid, and DIRECT that Eagle Builders shall present two good and sufficient surety bonds, as indicated below, and that the Public Works Director, or designee, shall prepare the contract.  
  
(4) ORDER that, after the contractor has signed the contract and returned it, together with the bonds as noted below and any required certificates of insurance or other required documents, and the Public Works Director has reviewed and found them to be sufficient, the Public Works Director, or designee, is authorized to sign the contract for this Board.  
  
(5) ORDER that, in accordance with the project specifications and/or upon signature of the contract by the Public Works Director, or designee, and bid bonds posted by the bidders are to be exonerated and any checks or cash submitted for security shall be returned.  
  
(6) ORDER that, the Public Works Director, or designee, is authorized to sign any escrow agreements prepared for this project to permit the direct payment of retentions into escrow or the substitution of securities for moneys withheld by the County to ensure performance under the contract, pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22300.  
  
(7) DELEGATE, pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 4114, to the Public Works Director, or designee, the Board’s functions under Public Contract Code Sections 4107 and 4110.  
  
(8) DELEGATE, pursuant to Labor Code Section 6705, to the Public Works Director or to any registered civil or structural engineer employed by the County the authority to accept detailed plans showing the design of shoring, bracing, sloping, or other provisions to be made for worker protection during trench excavation covered by that section.  
  
(9) DECLARE that, should the award of the contract to Eagle Builders be invalidated for any reason, the Board would not in any event have awarded the contract to any other bidder, but instead would have exercised its discretion to reject all of the bids received. Nothing in this Board Order shall prevent the Board from re-awarding the contract to another bidder in cases where the successful bidder establishes a mistake, refuses to sign the contract, or fails to furnish required bonds or insurance (see Public Contract Code Sections 5100-5107).  

FISCAL IMPACT:

The construction contract will be funded by 100% Airport Enterprise Funds.  

BACKGROUND:

The above project was previously approved by the Board of Supervisors, plans and specifications were filed with the Board, and bids were invited by the Public Works Director. On June 19, 2018, the Public Works Department received bids from the following contractors:  
  
BIDDER, TOTAL AMOUNT, BOND AMOUNTS (Base Bid plus Bid Additive 2)  
  
Eagle Solutions, Inc., dba Eagle Builders, $650,000.00 Payment: $650,000.00; Performance: $650,000.00  
  
Miles Construction Group, Inc., $756,131.00  
  
The bidder listed first above, Eagle Builders, submitted the lowest responsive and responsible bid, which is $106,131.00 less than the next lowest bid.  
  
The Public Works Director has reported that Eagle Builders documented an adequate good faith effort to comply with the requirements of the County’s Outreach Program and exceeded the Mandatory Subcontracting Minimum, as provided in the project specifications, and the Public Works Director recommends that the construction contract be awarded to Eagle Builders.  
  
The Public Works Director recommends that the bid submitted by Eagle Builders is the lowest responsive and responsible bid, and this Board concurs and so finds.  
  
The Board of Supervisors previously determined that the project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) as a Class 1(c) Categorical Exemption, and a Notice of Exemption was filed with the County Clerk on March 27, 2018.  
  
The general prevailing rates of wages, which shall be the minimum rates paid on this project, have been filed with the Clerk of the Board, and copies will be made available to any party upon request.  

CONSEQUENCE OF NEGATIVE ACTION:

Construction of this project would be delayed, and the project might not be built.

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