01-0886R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH L.H.B. ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS, TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR SANITARY SEWER, GAS MAIN AND WATERMAIN RECONSTRUCTION AT PIEDMONT AVENUE ESTIMATED AT $48,086.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        WHEREAS, the city of Duluth desires to complete engineering services; and WHEREAS, the city desires to hire a consulting engineer to provide the engineering services required for detailed design for the sanitary sewer, gas main and watermain improvement for the reconstruction of Piedmont Avenue between Fourth Street to Trinity Road 1/4 mile north of six corners; and

        WHEREAS, L.H.B. Architects and Engineers has submitted a proposal for engineering services in connection with this project.

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement with L.H.B. Engineers and Architects to provide the city with such engineering services.

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the cost of said engineering services, estimated at $48,086, $28,851.60 (60 percent) will be paid by Minnesota department of transportation (Mn/DOT), $19,234.40 (40 percent) will be paid by city of Duluth as follows, $8,982.47 payable from the Sewer Construction Bond Fund 0531, Dept./Agency 500, Object 5532; $7,097.49 payable from the Water Construction Bond Fund 0511, Dept./Agency 500, Object 5532 and $3,154.44 payable from the Gas Fund 0520, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5533.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the professional engineering services by L.H.B. Engineers and Architects for an estimated cost of $48,086 for the detailed design for the sanitary sewer, gas main and watermain improvement for the reconstruction of Piedmont Avenue between Fourth Street to Trinity Road 1/4 mile north of six corners. L.H.B. Engineers and Architects is recommended because they were already working for Mn/DOT and prepared existing plans which included all effected utilities. $28,851.60 (60 percent) will be paid by Minnesota department of transportation (Mn/DOT) and $19,234.40 (40 percent) will be paid by city of Duluth. Requisition No. 01-0697; Job #9304MN03