TO: Walt Wrede, City Manager
FROM: Carey Meyer, PW Director
DATE: July 18, 2013
SUBJECT: Award of Construction Contract
Homer Small Boat Harbor System 5 Improvement Project
On July 18 bids were opened for the Homer Small Boat Harbor System 5 Improvement Project. This work was advertised in the Homer News and the Peninsula Clarion during the month of June (in accordance with the City of Homer Procurement Manual).
The project will consist of removing the aging electrical infrastructure and upgrading it to meet the current demands that the System 5 Float requires. This project also provides a new year round potable water service to be located at the bottom of the System 5 ramp.
Two responsive bids were received:
Puffin Electric, Inc. $ 477,778.00
Steiner’s North Star Construction, Inc. $ 578,494.00
Engineer’s Estimate $ 763,500.00
The low bid is within the budget established by Public Works based on grant monies available.
City Council pass a resolution awarding the construction contract for the Homer Small Boat Harbor System 5 Improvement Project in the amount of $477,778.00 to Puffin Electric, Inc. and authorize the City Manager to execute all appropriate documents necessary to complete this project.
Fiscal Note: 415-920 (GLA#2)