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File #: 17-0065    Version: 1 Name: PW/PRM - Admiral Kidd and Seaside Park Artificial Turf Field Project D17
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 1/18/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/7/2017 Final action: 2/7/2017
Title: Recommendation to adopt Plans and Specifications No. R-7022 for the Seaside Park Artificial Turf Field Project; award the contract to Los Angeles Engineering, Inc., of Covina, CA, in the amount of $773,123, authorize a 10 percent contingency in the amount of $77,312, for a total contract amount not to exceed $850,435; authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contract, including any necessary amendments thereto; Adopt Plans and Specifications No. R-7024 for the Admiral Kidd Artificial Turf Field Project; award the contract to Los Angeles Engineering, Inc., of Covina, CA, in the amount of $1,418,136, authorize a 10 percent contingency in the amount of $141,813, for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,559,949; authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contract, including any necessary amendments thereto; Authorize City Manager, or designee, to approve expenditures through the City's a...
Sponsors: Public Works, Parks, Recreation and Marine
Indexes: Contracts
Attachments: 1. 020717-R-19sr&att.pdf, 2. 020717-R-19sr&att Revised.pdf, 3. 020717-R-19 PowerPoint.pdf
Related files: 34537_000, 34534_000
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt Plans and Specifications No. R-7022 for the Seaside Park Artificial Turf Field Project; award the contract to Los Angeles Engineering, Inc., of Covina, CA, in the amount of $773,123, authorize a 10 percent contingency in the amount of $77,312, for a total contract amount not to exceed $850,435; authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contract, including any necessary amendments thereto;

Adopt Plans and Specifications No. R-7024 for the Admiral Kidd Artificial Turf Field Project; award the contract to Los Angeles Engineering, Inc., of Covina, CA, in the amount of $1,418,136, authorize a 10 percent contingency in the amount of $141,813, for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,559,949; authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contract, including any necessary amendments thereto;

Authorize City Manager, or designee, to approve expenditures through the City's approved As-Needed Services Contract to design and construct athletic field improvements at EI Dorado Park West in the amount of $800,000;

Increase appropriations in the Capital Projects Fund (CP) in the Public Works Department (PW) by $250,000; and

Accept Categorical Exemptions Nos. CE 16-220 and CE 16-219. (Districts 1,5,7)

DISCUSSION
The City has struggled to maintain healthy field grass due to a variety of factors, including high use, field soils salinity levels that hinder plant roots from establishing, and drought conditions. Without critically-needed water over the last five years, the Seaside Park, Admiral Kidd Park and EI Dorado Park West youth sport fields have significantly degraded, resulting in unsafe playing surfaces.

To address the issues associated with the degraded youth sports fields, the City Council set aside $3.6 million in Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015 (FY14 and FY15) for artificial turf conversion projects at various parks, citywide. Additional fund...

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