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File #: 20-0646    Version: 1 Name: Award Contract No. 19-13-C Recorder's Office Offsite Parking Lot Improvements
Type: Agenda Item Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 6/1/2020 In control: Public Works & Planning
On agenda: 7/7/2020 Final action: 7/7/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Adopt plans and specifications and award Contract 19-13-C, Fresno County Recorder's Office Offsite Parking Lot Improvements to the low bidder, AJ Excavation, Inc., 9662 W Kearney Blvd., Fresno, CA 93706 in the amount of $634,024.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Location Map, 3. Site Plan
DATE: July 7, 2020

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Steven E. White, Director
Department of Public Works and Planning

SUBJECT: Award Contract No. 19-13-C, Fresno County Recorder's Office Offsite Parking Lot Improvements

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Adopt plans and specifications and award Contract 19-13-C, Fresno County Recorder's Office Offsite Parking Lot Improvements to the low bidder, AJ Excavation, Inc., 9662 W Kearney Blvd., Fresno, CA 93706 in the amount of $634,024.
REPORT
Approval of the recommended action will authorize construction of parking lot improvements at Merced and "L" Streets associated with relocation of the Recorder's Office. This item pertains to a location in District 3.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

If the recommended action is not approved, reconstruction of the parking lot will be delayed.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. The maximum anticipated construction cost is $678,225 based on the low bid and including the Director's allowance for change orders of $44,201. Sufficient appropriations will be included in the Recorder's Office Org 1048/Program 91494 FY 2020-21 Proposed Budget.

DISCUSSION:

The Recorder's Office is planning to relocate to the former Noble Credit Union building on Van Ness Avenue, which was acquired in February 2018 along with a parking lot located at Merced and "L" streets. This offsite parking lot is located about a block from the new location and once reconstructed, is intended for use by Recorder's Office staff. The work to be done consists, in general, of repaving the 0.43 acre lot. Existing sidewalk, curb and gutter along the frontage of the site will be replaced. Underground fuel storage tanks (UST) and contaminated soil were removed under a separate contract following direction of the Environmental Health Department and applicable regulations. Removal and replacement of the petroleum impacted soil in the UST excavation area was ne...

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