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File #: 18-1125   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 1/29/2019
Title: Award of Bid No. PW19-05 to Spencon Construction, Inc. for Concrete Sidewalk, Curb, Gutter and Driveway Approaches 2018 Project and Finding of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Categorical Exemption
Attachments: 1. Draft General Construction Contract, 2. Bid Summary
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Award of Bid No. PW19-05 to Spencon Construction, Inc. for Concrete Sidewalk, Curb, Gutter and Driveway Approaches 2018 Project and Finding of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Categorical Exemption

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF
Approval is requested to award a construction contract in the amount of $1,648,533.30 to Spencon Construction, Inc. of Danville for the Concrete Sidewalk, Curb, Gutter and Driveway Approaches 2018 Project. Approval is also requested for a 10% construction contingency in the amount of $164,853.33.

EXISTING POLICY
Section 1309 of the City Charter requires public works construction contracts to be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder.

Pursuant to Section 2.09.040 of the Sunnyvale Municipal Code, City Council approval is required for public works contracts exceeding $100,000 in any one transaction.

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
The California Environment Quality Act (CEQA) determination for the project is a categorical exemption pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15301(c), for the restoring and rehabilitating of existing highways and streets, sidewalks, gutters, bicycle and pedestrian trails, and similar facilities, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that presently existing.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION
Capital Project 829400 (Sidewalk, Curb, and Gutter Replacement) provides annual funding for the replacement of damaged or raised sidewalks, curbs, gutters and driveway approaches throughout the City. Locations requiring repair or replacement are generally identified by residents and then inspected, prioritized and scheduled by the Department of Public Works Street Maintenance Division. Traditionally the requirements for each year are bundled together and contracted out through the competitive bid process. Approximately 340 locations throughout the City have been identified as requiring replacement in this construction project.

The construction project was advertised for compet...

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