Long Beach, CA
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File #: 16-0475    Version: 1 Name: CM - Colorado Lagoon Phase 2B Project D3
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 5/5/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/24/2016 Final action: 5/24/2016
Title: Recommendation to adopt Plans and Specifications No. R-7054 for the Colorado Lagoon Restoration Phase 2B Project; award the contract to Los Angeles Engineering, Inc., of Covina, CA, in the amount of $2,771,625, and authorize a 15 percent contingency in the amount of $415,744, for a total contract amount not to exceed $3,187,369; and authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contract, including any necessary amendments thereto. (District 3)
Sponsors: City Manager, Financial Management
Indexes: Contracts
Attachments: 1. 052416-R-17sr&att.pdf
Related files: 34297_000, 34297_001, 17-0532
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt Plans and Specifications No. R-7054 for the Colorado Lagoon Restoration Phase 2B Project; award the contract to Los Angeles Engineering, Inc., of Covina, CA, in the amount of $2,771,625, and authorize a 15 percent contingency in the amount of $415,744, for a total contract amount not to exceed $3,187,369; and authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contract, including any necessary amendments thereto. (District 3)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested to enter into a contract with Los Angeles Engineering, Inc., for construction of the Colorado Lagoon Restoration Phase 2B Project (Project).

The Colorado Lagoon (Lagoon) is an 18-acre saltwater tidal lagoon located at 5119 East Colorado Street (Exhibit A-Location Map). It is hydraulically connected to Alamitos Bay and the Pacific Ocean through a 900-foot underground concrete box culvert located under Marina Vista Park. The Lagoon serves three primary functions: it hosts estuarine habitat, provides public recreation (including swimming), and it retains and conveys storm water. The Lagoon site was formerly part of the vast Los Cerritos Wetlands and was naturally connected to what is now Marine Stadium. Over the course of several decades, an accumulation of contaminants resulting from stormwater runoff, in combination with the muting of the tidal exchange, helped contribute to the listing of the Lagoon on the Federal Clean Water Act Section 303(d) list of impaired water bodies due to elevated levels of Organochlorine (OC) Pesticides, Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), Sediment Toxicity, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs), and metals in fish tissue and sediment for Colorado Lagoon.

The restoration of the Lagoon has been an on-going and multi-phased effort intended to improve water quality and restore the ecological value of one of Southern California’s last remaining coastal lagoons. Phase 1 was completed in August 2012...

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