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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 3

Meeting Date: September 11, 2007

Subject/Title: Adopt a Resolution accepting the work performed by Granite Construction Company for the American Avenue Improvements, CIP Project No. 336-31681, and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder.

Prepared by: Frank Lideros, Associate Engineer

Submitted by: Bailey Grewal, Director of Public Works/City Engineer

RECOMMENDATION
Adopt a Resolution accepting the work performed by Granite Construction Company for the American Avenue Improvements, CIP Project No. 336-31681, and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder.

PREVIOUS ACTION
On April 24, 2007, by Resolution No. 2007-87, City Council amended the 2006/07 – 2010/11 Capital Improvement Program (“CIP”) to include the American Avenue Improvements project, approved the contract documents, authorized staff to advertise the project, and also approved and authorized the City Manager or designee to execute a Reimbursement Agreement with the Brentwood Union School District for the improvements.

On May 22, 2007, by Resolution No. 2007-109, City Council awarded the bid, approved and authorized the City Manager or designee to execute a construction contract and necessary documents for the American Avenue Improvements, CIP Project No. 336-31681, with Granite Construction Company in the amount of $219,243, plus a 10% contingency of $21,924.30, for a total amount of $241,167.30.

BACKGROUND
The American Avenue Improvements project widened approximately 1,300 feet of American Avenue to its ultimate width, including concrete curb and gutter. The road is now two lanes in the northbound direction and includes an eight foot bike lane. The location of the improvements is at the southeast end of American Avenue near Adams Middle School and has improved the flow of traffic in that area.

All the improvements are complete, per the plans and specifications, and Granite Construction Company has met the contractual obligation. Staff is respectfully requesting the acceptance of the work performed by Granite Construction Company and the Notice of Completion be filed with the County Recorder.

FISCAL IMPACT
The total contract amount for the work performed by Granite Construction Company for the American Avenue Improvements, CIP Project No. 336-31681, is as follows:

Contractor Actual Amount City Council Approved Amount
Granite Construction Company $ 224,278.91 $ 241,167.30

The work is complete and the final cost is under the City Council approved amount for the improvements.

Attachments:
Resolution
Notice of Completion

RESOLUTION NO.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD ACCEPTING THE WORK PERFORMED BY GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR THE AMERICAN AVENUE IMPROVEMENTS, CIP PROJECT NO. 336-31681, AND DIRECTING THE CITY CLERK TO FILE THE NOTICE OF COMPLETION WITH THE COUNTY RECORDER.

WHEREAS, on April 24, 2007, by Resolution No. 2007-87, City Council amended the 2006/07 – 2010/11 Capital Improvement Program (“CIP”) to include the American Avenue Improvements project, approved the contract documents, authorized staff to advertise the project, and also approved and authorized the City Manager or designee to execute a Reimbursement Agreement with the Brentwood Union School District for the improvements; and

WHEREAS, on May 22, 2007, by Resolution No. 2007-109, City Council awarded the bid, approved and authorized the City Manager or designee to execute a construction contract and necessary documents for the American Avenue Improvements, CIP Project No. 336-31681, with Granite Construction Company in the amount of $219,243, plus a 10% contingency of $21,924.30 for a total amount of $241,167.30; and

WHEREAS, the American Avenue Improvements project widened approximately 1,300 feet of American Avenue to its ultimate width, including concrete curb and gutter, and has improved the flow of traffic in that area; and

WHEREAS, the road is now two lanes in the northbound direction and includes an eight foot bike lane; and

WHEREAS, all the improvements are complete per the plans and specifications and Granite Construction Company has met the contractual obligation.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Brentwood does hereby accept the work performed by Granite Construction Company for the American Avenue Improvements, CIP Project No. 336-31681, and direct the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder

PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood at a regular meeting on the 11th day of September 2007 by the following vote:

RECORDING REQUESTED BY
CITY OF BRENTWOOD

WHEN RECORDED RETURN TO:
CITY CLERK
CITY OF BRENTWOOD
150 City Park Way
BRENTWOOD, CA 94513

NOTICE OF COMPLETION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT:

THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD, a general law city, in the County of Contra Costa, State of California, did enter into an agreement on May 22, 2007, with Granite Construction Company for work performed for the American Avenue Improvements, CIP Project No. 336-31681.

The work described in the contract documents was to furnish all material, labor, and equipment necessary to complete said work located on American Avenue in front of Adams Middle School located at 401 American Avenue, Brentwood, CA 94513.

On the 11th day of September 2007, said contract, as a whole was completed and the work was accepted by the City Council of the City of Brentwood.

I hereby certify under penalty of perjury that the facts set forth in the foregoing Notice of Completion are true and correct.

Executed at Brentwood, Contra Costa County, State of California, on September 11, 2007.

By: __________________________
Margaret Wimberly, City Clerk
City of Brentwood, California
 

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