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File #: 2019-364    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/30/2019 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 10/31/2019 Final action: 10/31/2019
Title: Contract No. 1901036 Northeast Water Treatment Plant (NEWTP) Replacement of Covers for Process Water Conduits CIP# 112005/ BCE Score: 61.0
Sponsors: Cheryl Porter, Grant Gartrell
Indexes: Water Operations
Attachments: 1. 1901036 Procurement Report, 2. 1901036 Bid Tab, 3. CIP 112005
Title
Contract No. 1901036
Northeast Water Treatment Plant (NEWTP) Replacement of Covers for Process Water Conduits
CIP# 112005/ BCE Score: 61.0
Body
Agenda of: October 31, 2019
Item No.: 2019-364
Amount: $1,003,000.00


TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Sue F. McCormick
Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: October 2, 2019

RE: Contract No. 1901036
Northeast Water Treatment Plant (NEWTP) Replacement of Covers
for Process Water Conduits
Vendor: The LaSalle Group, Inc.


MOTION
Upon recommendation of Cheryl Porter, Chief Operating Officer - Water and Field Services, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), authorizes the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to enter into Contract No. 1901036 "Northeast Water Treatment Plant (NEWTP) Replacement of Covers for Process Water Conduits" with The LaSalle Group, Inc., at a cost not to exceed $1,003,000.00 for a duration of 630 Days; and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
BACKGROUND
The existing steel covers that protect entry openings into the filtered water conduits at the Northeast Water Treatment Plant are significantly deteriorated and do not provide a water-tight closure. The State of Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) indicated in its sanitary survey review of the facility that these covers require replacement because of their poor condition. In addition, the covers are not structurally sound and present potential safety hazards to employees. As a temporary measure, the areas surrounding the covers have been barricaded and flagged with "caution" tape to warn personnel of the potentially unsafe conditions. Therefore, the purpose of this proposed construction contract is to replace the existing covers with new covers that are structurally sound, safe, and eliminate concerns with respect to protecting water qual...

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