07-0618R


RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 06-0726 AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH APEX MECHANICAL PLUMBING, HEATING AND UTILITIES FOR INSTALLATION OF A STEAMLINE EXTENSION TO SAN MARCO APARTMENTS, TO INCREASE CONTRACT #20271 AMOUNT BY $58,879.22, FOR A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $139,579.22.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that Resolution 06-0726 be amended and Contract #20271 with Apex Mechanical Plumbing, Heating and Utilities be increased by $58,879.22 to provide for additional costs and work involved in the installation of a steamline extension to the San Marco Apartments, for a total amount of $139,579.22, payable from Steam Fund 540, Department/Agency 920, Organization 1499, and Object 5530.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution amends the previous Resolution 06-0726 and increases the city’s contract with Apex Mechanical Heating, Plumbing and Utilities by $58,879.22, for a new contract total of $139,579.22, payable from the steam fund.


This is Change Order 1 for Contract #20271, the installation of a steamline extension to the San Marco Apartments, located on Third Avenue West and Third Street West. The increase will provide for additional costs and work as follows:

     (1)  To widen the excavation to six feet to remove 215 feet by six feet of blast rock located in the alley and replace with proper fill;

     (2)  To repair two unmarked sewers that were hit and remove and replace the cracked and sunken concrete alleyway adjacent to the excavation at the request of city engineering.


The city advertised the original project in September 2006, opened bids on October 5, 2006, and awarded Apex a contract of $80,700. Requisition 06-0667.