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AI- 3891   5.    
City Council Agenda
Meeting Date: 09/03/2013  
Subject:    Contract Award for ADA Curb Ramp Project
Presenter: Mark Palmer
Department: Public Works  

Recommended Action
Authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Kelaye Concrete for the ADA curb ramp project in an amount not to exceed $42,820 plus applicable sales tax that is in a form approved by the City Attorney.
The City solicited bids to replace and install new ADA accessible curb ramps at the intersections of: 7th Avenue SW at 9th Street SW and 5th Street NE at 7th Avenue NE. This project includes all associated demolition and restoration of sidewalk panels, sawcutting asphalt concrete pavement, sawcutting cement concrete sidewalk, sawcutting curb, and all other tasks necessary to complete the work. Three bids were received on August 15th. The lowest bid was Kelaye Concrete of Clackamas, Oregon in the total amount of $42,820.

The 7th Avenue SW and 9th Street SW location was identified for upgrade due to constituent concerns relayed in 2012. This is one of the only non-ADA compliant ramps on 7th Avenue SW and thus constitutes a break in continuity of access.

The 5th Street NE and 7th Avenue NE location was identified as a priority site for a marked crosswalk based on a traffic study. In order to have a marked crosswalk, the curb ramps at the intersection need to be upgraded.

These upgrades have both been previously approved by Council as a part of the 2013 budget for sidewalks.
Previous Actions (Discussions/Presentations)
The 7th Ave SW and 9th St SW location was identified for upgrade by constituent concern in 2012.

The 5th St NE and 7th Ave NE location was identified for upgrade as part of a traffic study identifying that intersection as a primary location for a marked crosswalk.

Upgrades for both of these locations were included in the 2013 budget under sidewalks.
Summary of Proposal
This proposal is to accept the bid by Kelaye Concrete, LLC for the ADA Curb Ramp Upgrade Project and award a contract for the amount of $42,820.00 for the work.
Alternative 1
Council may accept the bid by Kelaye Concrete for the ADA Curb Ramp Upgrade Project in the amount of $42,820.00. the Curb ramps will be upgraded to be compliant with ADA standards.

Alternative 2
Reject the low bid and leave the non-ADA compliant curb ramps in their existing condition.

Fiscal Impact
Amount Budgeted: $56,095
Bid Amount: $42,820
City Funding Needed for Project: $49,000
Funds from Other Sources:
Ongoing Staff Costs:
Fiscal Impacts:
ADA Curb Ramps Bid Tab

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