04-0797R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH R.L.K.-KUUSISTO, LTD, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF BUTTERNUT AVENUE IN AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $22,825.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

     WHEREAS, the city of Duluth desires to provide the construction of Butternut Avenue from Hickory Street to cul-de-sac; and

     WHEREAS, the city desires to hire a consulting engineer to provide the engineering services required for construction inspection and construction administration phases; and

     WHEREAS, R.L.K.-Kuusisto, Ltd., 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 R.L.K.-Kuusisto, Ltd., to provide the city with such engineering services. This agreement is in contingent on the award of the construction project.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the cost of said engineering services, estimated at $22,825, will be payable from the Special Assessment Fund 0410, Department/Agency 038, Organization 5401, Object 5530.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the professional engineering services required for the construction inspection and the construction administration phases for the street construction of Butternut Avenue from Hickory Street to cul-de-sac (per map) by R.L.K.-Kuusisto, Ltd., estimated at $22,825. R.L.K.-Kuusisto did the preliminary design engineering, which was paid for by the developer, Bill Marceau. Since the preliminary engineering was completed by R.L.K.-Kuusisto, they are the most knowledgeable firm for the construction phases of this project. Requisition No. 04-0641; Job No. 0325TR