CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM
Meeting Date: January 23, 2001
Subject/Title: Award of the Construction Contract for the
Loma Vista Park Redesign
Submitted by: Janet Hansen, Park Planner
Approved by: Jon Elam, City Manager
Award the construction contract for the Loma Vista Park Redesign, CIP Project
No. 522-5219, to Terra-Cal Construction, Inc., and authorize the City Manager
to execute the agreement and necessary documents in the amount of $321,992.80,
which includes bid Alternate A and grant the City Manager authority to execute
change orders up to $33,679.36.
On September 26, 2000, by Resolution No. 2160, the City Council authorized
establishing the Capital Improvement Project No. 522-5219 for Loma Vista Park
Redesign and directed staff to proceed with bidding the project.
Formerly called San Jose Park, the Loma Vista Park, adjacent to Loma Vista
Elementary School, was built for the City by Greystone Homes, based on a design
that was approved by the City and Brentwood Union School District. As the park
was in the final stages of construction, many of the residents surrounding
the park became concerned with the design and co-use of the property with the
school district. After staff held a neighborhood meeting on the subject, City
Council had a special meeting to hear the concerns of the neighbors. As a result
of that meeting, staff was directed to move forward with a redesign of the
park, with permission of Brentwood Union School District.
City Council authorized establishment of Capital Improvement Project No. 522-5219
so park development fees could be used for the redesign and construction of
At the bid opening on January 16, 2001 a total of four (4) bids were received.
The bids were reviewed and the lowest responsive, responsible bid was received
from Terra-Cal Construction, Inc., in the amount of $321,992.80.
The four bids were: Bid Amount Alternate A Total
1. Terra-Cal Construction, Inc. $288,707.80 $33,285.00 $321,992.80
2. Cleary Bros. Landscape $310,872.85 $35,204.00 $346,076.85
3. Robert A. Bothman, Inc. $322,322.00 $38,500.00 $360,822.00
4. Biland Construction Company $343,505.75 $34,500.00 $378,005.75
The low bid of $321,992.80 including Alternate A, with a contingency of $33,679.36,
for a total of $355,672.16 is within the CIP Project No. 522-5219 construction
funding budget of $357,572.00.
Alternate A will provide play equipment (purchase and delivery of structure
only) for Loma Vista School/Brentwood Union School District to install as a
replacement play structure due to the incorporation of the existing play structure
into the Loma Vista Park redesign.
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD AWARDING THE CONSTRUCTION
CONTRACT TO TERRA-CAL CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR THE LOMA VISTA PARK REDESIGN,
CIP PROJECT NO. 522-5219, AND GRANTING THE CITY MANAGER AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE
CHANGE ORDERS UP TO $33,679.36
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Brentwood approved establishing
a capital improvement project for Loma Vista Park redesign (CIP No. 522-5219)
and directed staff to move forward with bidding the project, and
WHEREAS, the bid opening for said project was held on January 16, 2001
and Terra-Cal Construction, Inc. was determined to be the lowest responsive,
responsible bidder for the amount of $321,992.80.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood,
that the City shall award the construction contract to Terra-Cal Construction,
Inc. in the amount of $321,992.80 for the Loma Vista Park Redesign (CIP No.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Manager is granted the authority
to execute change orders up to $33,679.36.
PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood
at a regular meeting held on the 23rd day of January 2001 by the following