DISCLAIMER

06-0851R


RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 04-0542 AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A JOINT CONTRACT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, ST. LOUIS COUNTY, THE CITY OF DULUTH AND SHORT ELLIOTT HENDRICKSON, INC., FOR DETAIL DESIGN ENGINEERING SERVICES RELATING TO THE RECONSTRUCTION OF TRUNK HIGHWAY 53 (MILLER TRUNK HIGHWAY) AND ADJACENT FRONTAGE ROADS, COUNTY ROADS AND CITY STREETS, AT AN ESTIMATED COST TO THE CITY OF $336,982.15 TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $73,361.71 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $410,343.96.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

     RESOLVED, that Resolution 04-0542 to Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., for the engineering services required for the Trunk Highway 53 (Miller Trunk Highway) project, be amended to increase the amount by $73,361.81 for a new total of $410,343.96, payable from the Public Improvement Fund 0411, Department/Agency 035, Object 5530, City Project No. 0391-TR, S.P. 6915-129, and would be reimbursed by the city’s municipal state aid construction account.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize an amendment to Resolution 04-0524, passed on August 9, 2004, for the city’s portion of engineering services for the design phase of the Trunk Highway 53 (Miller Trunk Highway) reconstruction project. This increase is necessary due to the addition of unforeseen items in the original contract. These items include rock borings, retaining walls, layout revisions, more turn lanes, temporary traffic signals and utilities. City Project No. 0391TR, S.P. 6915-129, Contract No. C-19702, Requisition No. 05-0513.