BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLVED, that Push, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for pipe bursting forcemain in London Road from 60th Avenue East to 52nd Avenue East, for the engineering division, in accordance with its low specification bid of $179,980, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of the Sewer Construction Bond Fund 0531, Agency 5500, Object 5532, City Project Number 0575SN.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize rehabilitation by pipe bursting of forcemain in London Road from 60th Avenue East to 52nd Avenue East by Push, Inc., in the amount of $179,980, to be paid from the Sewer Construction Bond Fund 0531. Pipe bursting involves expanding the host pipe (bursting) and then pulling in a new carrier pipe. This construction technique minimizes the amount of excavation required to install a new pipe. Push, Inc., was the lowest bidder of the four companies that responded. Their bid is approximately 64 percent lower than the engineer’s estimate of $500,000. Bid No. 06-0402, City Project No. 0575SN, Department/Agency 500, Object 5532.