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File #: 20-6038   
Type: Capital Improvements
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 10/29/2020
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a construction contract with J. Sanchez Contracting, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $2,915,391.88 for the Leon Creek - Levi Strauss Park to Lackland Monument project, located in Council Districts 4 and 6. Funding in the amount of $2,852,545.72 is available from the voter approved Sales Tax Venue funds and is a part of the FY 2021 – FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program, and $62,846.16 is available for supplemental trees and irrigation from the Tree Canopy Preservation and Mitigation Fund FY 2021 Adopted Budget. Also approving the execution of a Multiple Use Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation to allow for the construction and maintenance of greenway trail improvements within TxDOT right-of-way. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPFH, PhD, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks & Recreation]
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 Bid List for Leon Creek - Levi Strauss Park to Lackland Monument, 2. Construction Contract from J. Sanchez Contracting, Inc. for Leon Creek-Levi Strauss to Lackland Monument, 3. Site Map-Leon Creek - Levi Strauss Park to Lackland Monument 10-29-2020, 4. Multiple Use Agreement with TxDOT-US 90 Bridge Hike and Bike Trail 10-29-2020, 5. Draft Ordinance, 6. Ordinance 2020-10-29-0750
DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Homer Garcia III, Director


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Districts 4 and 6


SUBJECT:

Construction Contract for the Leon Creek - Levi Strauss Park to Lackland Monument


SUMMARY:

This ordinance accepts the lowest qualified bid and awards a construction contract to J. Sanchez Contracting, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $2,915,391.88 for the Leon Creek - Levi Strauss Park to Lackland Monument project located in Council Districts 4 and 6. Funding in the amount of $2,852,545.72 is available from the voter approved Sales Tax Venue funds and is a part of the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program, and $62,846.16 is available for supplemental trees and irrigation from the Tree Canopy Preservation and Mitigation Fund FY 2021 Adopted Budget.

This ordinance also authorizes the execution of a Multiple Use Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to allow for the construction and maintenance of greenway trail improvements within TxDOT right-of-way.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The Howard W. Peak Greenway Trails System is a growing network of interconnected hike and bike trails, 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 proposed project is a part of this system, continuing development along Leon Creek.

This ordinance approves a construction contract with J. Sanchez Contracting, Inc. for the Leon Creek - Levi Strauss Park to Lackland Monument, which will extend the Leon Creek Greenway trail system and provide walkable/bikeable access from Levi Strauss Park to the Lackland Corridor Monument Site. The ordinance also authorizes the execution of a Multiple Use Agreement with the Texas Department of Tr...

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