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File #: 20-3180   
Type: Capital Improvements
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 6/4/2020
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a construction contract to Crownhill Builders, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $698,159.00 from voter approved Sales Tax Venue funds to construct the Salado Trailhead at E. Commerce project located in Council District 2, included in the FY 2020 – FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks and Recreation]
Attachments: 1. Contract from Crownhill Builders, Inc. for Salado Trailhead at E. Commerce, 2. Exhibit 1 - Bid Summary for Salado Trailhead at E. Commerce St., 3. Site Map - Salado Trailhead at E. Commerce, 4. Ordinance 2020-06-04-0350
DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Homer Garcia III


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Council District 2


SUBJECT:

Construction Contract for the Salado Trailhead at E. Commerce Project


SUMMARY:

This ordinance accepts the lowest qualified bid and awards a construction contract to Crownhill Builders, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $698,159.00 from voter approved Sales Tax Venue Funds to construct the Salado Trailhead at E. Commerce project located in Council District 2, included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

This ordinance approves a construction contract with Crownhill Builders, Inc. for the Salado Trailhead at E. Commerce. Design work was performed by Terra Design Group. The trailhead consists of twenty-nine parking stalls at a new trailhead with a 10' wide concrete trail connection to South Salado Creek Greenway Trail. The parking stalls will be low impact development strategy of gravel with permeable pavers and concrete driveway. The trailhead includes amenities such as a drinking fountain, signage and minor landscaping.

The proposed project is part of a growing network of interconnected hike and bike trails known as the Howard W. Peak Greenway Trail System, which is funded through sales tax initiatives approved by voters in 2000, 2005, 2010, and 2015. The objectives of the program are to acquire and preserve open space along San Antonio creekways and to develop multi-use hike and bike trails, trailheads, signage and associated amenities for use by San Antonio residents and visitors.

The Request for Low Qualified Bids was advertised the last day in February and the first, second, third and fourth weeks of March 2020 in the Hart Beat, the Texas Electronic State Business Daily, the City's website, and announced on the City's public access station TVSA. Three (3) bids were received. After reviewing the bidders' qualifications and conducting interviews, Crownhill Builders, Inc. was sel...

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