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File #: K-1920-46    Version: 1 Name: Gray St WL Replacement Contract
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 1/14/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action: 1/28/2020
Title: CONSIDERATION OF AWARDING BID 1920-26, CONTRACT K-1920-46 BY AND BETWEEN THE NORMAN UTILITY AUTHORITY AND CIMARRON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, L.L.C., IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,136,965; PERFORMANCE BOND B-1920-37; STATUTORY BOND B-1920-38; AND MAINTENANCE BOND MB-1920-18 FOR THE GRAY STREET AND TONHAWA STREET WATER LINE REPLACEMENT PROJECT, AUTHORIZING THE UTILITIES DIRECTOR TO PURCHASE MATERIALS ON BEHALF OF THE CONTRACTOR; AND BUDGET TRANSFERS BETWEEN PROJECT ACCOUNTS.
Attachments: 1. City Council Staff Report, 2. Award Recommendation, 3. Contract K-1920-46 and Bonds, 4. Location map
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CONSIDERATION OF AWARDING BID 1920-26, CONTRACT K-1920-46 BY AND BETWEEN THE NORMAN UTILITY AUTHORITY AND CIMARRON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, L.L.C., IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,136,965; PERFORMANCE BOND B-1920-37; STATUTORY BOND B-1920-38; AND MAINTENANCE BOND MB-1920-18 FOR THE GRAY STREET AND TONHAWA STREET WATER LINE REPLACEMENT PROJECT, AUTHORIZING THE UTILITIES DIRECTOR TO PURCHASE MATERIALS ON BEHALF OF THE CONTRACTOR; AND BUDGET TRANSFERS BETWEEN PROJECT ACCOUNTS.

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BACKGROUND: This project will replace approximately 11,500 feet of 6, 8, and 12-inch water line generally along Gray Street and Tonhawa Street and associated side streets from North Base Avenue to Porter Avenue. The existing water lines are cast iron pipe and were constructed over 50 years ago and have had numerous leaks resulting in significant loss of water and damage to the overlying or adjacent roadway. Repairs to the water line are time consuming for staff and are very disruptive to traffic in the area as repairs are completed. The new waterlines will improve water transmission and will be constructed of non-corrosive materials such as PVC.

On April 14, 2015, the Norman Utilities Authority (NUA) approved Contract K-1415-120 with C. H. Guernsey and Company (Guernsey) of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in the amount of $39,400, to provide surveying, design, and construction services associated for approximately 3,600 feet of 12-inch and 8-inch water line along Main Street, Flood Avenue, Gray Street and University Avenue. On June 13, 2017, the NUA approved Amendment No. 1 to Contract K-1415-120 with Guernsey in the amount of $87,200 (total contract of $126,600) to provide surveying, design, and construction services associated for approximately 6,750 feet of 12-inch and 8-inch water line. On May 28, 2019, the NUA approved Amendment No. 2 to Contract K-1415-120 with Guernsey in the amount of $26,500 (total contract of $153,100) to provide surveying, design, and construction services associated w...

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