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File #: 19-0457   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 6/11/2019
Title: Award of Bid No. PW19-12 to Ray's Electric for the Intersection Upgrade at E. Remington Drive and Michelangelo Drive Project, Determination of Bid Non-Responsiveness and Waiver of Minor Bid Irregularity, Finding of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Categorical Exemption, and Approval of Budget Modification No. 25 in the Amount of $111,289
Attachments: 1. Bid Summary, 2. Draft General Construction Contract
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Award of Bid No. PW19-12 to Ray's Electric for the Intersection Upgrade at E. Remington Drive and Michelangelo Drive Project, Determination of Bid Non-Responsiveness and Waiver of Minor Bid Irregularity, Finding of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Categorical Exemption, and Approval of Budget Modification No. 25 in the Amount of $111,289

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF
Approval is requested to award a construction contract in the amount of $251,537 to Ray's Electric of Oakland for Intersection Upgrade at E. Remington Drive and Michelangelo Drive (Public Works Project No. TR-17-01), a 10% construction contingency in the amount of $25,154, and for Budget Modification No. 25 in the amount of $111,289 to provide necessary project funding.

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 Sunnyvale Charter Section 1305, at any meeting after the adoption of the budget, the City Council may amend or supplement the budget by a motion adopted by affirmative votes of at least four members so as to authorize the transfer of unused balances appropriated for one purpose to another, or to appropriate available revenue not included in the budget.

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 Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) determination for this project is a Class 1 categorical exemption pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15301(c) for transit improvements such as pedestrian crossings and other similar alterations that do not create additional automobile lanes.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION
The project consists of intersection upgrades at E. Remington Drive and Michelangelo Drive which include: construction of an in-roadway lighting system, a new street light, accessib...

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