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File #: 20-17    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/8/2020 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 1/14/2020 Final action:
Title: Request to Consider Awarding a Contract to Rawlings Contracting to Elevate Two Homes on Lorraine Street with Funding from the North Carolina Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Town Council to consider authorizing the Town Manager to award a contract to Rawlings Contracting for work associated with elevating 400 and 403 Lorraine Street, funded by North Carolina Division of Emergency Management's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) for disaster recovery.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A _Resolution to Award Contract to Rawlings Contracting_01-14-2020
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Request to Consider Awarding a Contract to Rawlings Contracting to Elevate Two Homes on Lorraine Street with Funding from the North Carolina Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Town Council to consider authorizing the Town Manager to award a contract to Rawlings Contracting for work associated with elevating 400 and 403 Lorraine Street, funded by North Carolina Division of Emergency Management's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) for disaster recovery.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning, Public Works, Finance

CONTACT INFORMATION: Marty Roupe, (919) 918-7333, mroupe@townofcarrboro.org

INFORMATION: At the December 4, 2018 Board of Aldermen meeting, the Board authorized the Town Manager to extend the existing contract with Summit Design and Engineering Services under HMGP Grant Agreement 4167-0013-R and to pursue construction bidding, award and execution of a contract to elevate two houses on Lorraine Street. Funding for the project was obtained through the Town's successful award of a hazard mitigation grant in 2016. (Agenda materials may be found here: https://carrboro.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=639319&GUID=9C76F18E-4917-4968-8D2F-B8DB11219AEE&Options=&Search=).

The Town advertised for both projects in January 2019, and following a careful review, Rawlings Contracting was identified as the lowest responsible bidder for both projects.

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: The total budget to elevate both houses is $320,732, with the construction portion under consideration in this agenda item being $278,150. Funding for the project is provided from the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (75% federal, 25% state). Funding is on a reimbursable basis, and requires compliance with federal requirements. There will be a significant staff impact to administer the project.

RECOMMENDATION:r Staff recommends that the Council adopt the resolution (Attachment A) authorizing the Town Manager to award a contract t...

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