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File #: 20-4729   
Type: Capital Improvements
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 9/17/2020
Posting Language: Ordinance awarding a construction contract, which includes optional additional work included in the original bid, to J. Sanchez Contracting, Inc. in the amount of $2,215,163.82 for the 2017 Bond Program Pearsall Park project, located in Council District 4. Funds are available from the 2017 - 2022 General Obligation Bond Program and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for Urban Outdoor Recreation Grant and are included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]
Attachments: 1. Map_Pearsall Park.pdf, 2. CivCast Bid Summary_Pearsall Park, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Ordinance 2020-09-17-0652
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DEPARTMENT: Public Works


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Razi Hosseini, P.E., R.P.L.S.


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Council District 4


SUBJECT:

Contract Award: Pearsall Park (2017 Bond Project)


SUMMARY:

An ordinance accepting the lowest responsive bid and awarding a construction contract including an additive alternate to J. Sanchez Contracting, Inc. in the amount of $2,215,163.82 for the 2017 Bond Program Pearsall Park project located in Council District 4. Funds are available from the 2017 - 2022 General Obligation Bond Program and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) for Urban Outdoor Recreation Grant and are included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Project Background
On May 6, 2017, voters approved the 2017 Bond Program which authorized $3,000,000.00 for general park improvements within Pearsall Park. In support of the Park's Master Plan, the improvements will consist of the construction of a bike park and new park amenities including a parking lot area, lighting, electrical, utilities, an outdoor pavilion facility with a restroom, shade canopies, site furniture, signage and landscaping. Construction is anticipated to begin in October 2020 and estimated to be completed by September 2021.

Previous Council Action
As part of a local park grant program for park improvements to Pearsall Park, TPWD Urban Outdoor Recreation grant funds in the amount of $1,000.000.00 was approved for acceptance by City Council on August 2, 2018 through Ordinance 2018-08-02-0550. These funds will be used for the construction of a bike park within Pearsall Park.

Procurement of Services
This project was advertised on June 10, 2020 for construction bids in the San Antonio Hart Beat, on the City's website, on the Texas Electronic State Business Daily, on TVSA and through the electronic bidding site CivCast. Bids were opened on July 14, 2020 and eight bids were received. Of these, J. Sanchez Contracting, Inc. submitted...

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