RESOLUTION NO. 786 OF 2012
RESOLUTION NO. 786 OF 2012
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF CELEBRITY DRIVE SEWER MAIN EXTENSION
WHEREAS, the City desires to construct the improvements identified as Celebrity Drive Sewer Main Extension, Engineer's Project No. 11027 (the “Project”), pursuant to design plans and specifications prepared by DeForest Engineering Consultants, LLC, project engineer (“Engineer”); and, WHEREAS, the City has received competitive bids based on the construction plans and specifications prepared by Engineer; and, WHEREAS, the City has evaluated the bids and qualifications of the contractors that have submitted a bid to perform the work described in the construction plans and specifications; and, WHEREAS, Engineer recommends that the contract for construction of the Project be awarded to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder; and, WHEREAS, the funds required to complete the Project are authorized in the City budget approved for fiscal year 2011/2012; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
§1. The City enter into a contract for construction of the Project with the lowest responsive, responsible bidder for all work described in the construction plans and specifications for the Project.
§2. The Mayor, Dan Hollingsworth, is authorized and empowered to execute said contract, to execute change orders as provided in the contract, and to execute any and all documents necessary to complete the Project and to do any and all things necessary and proper to carry out this Resolution and to fulfill its objects and purposes.
§3. The Mayor, Dan Hollingsworth, is authorized and empowered to execute all conveyance instruments, including purchase agreements, acts of sale, acts of donation, rights of way or servitude agreements, related to the Project, and to execute any and all other documents necessary to complete said Project, and do any and all things necessary and proper to carry out this Resolution and to fulfill its objects and purposes.
§4. This Resolution shall become effective upon final adoption and signature of the Mayor.
This Resolution after having been read and considered by a quorum of the Board of Aldermen, on motion to adopt by Alderman Jedd Lewis and seconded by Alderman Jim Pearce, a record vote was taken and the following result was had:
YEA: ALDERWOMAN GLENDA HOWARD
ALDERMAN JEDD LEWIS
ALDERMAN JIM PEARCE
ALDERWOMAN MARIE S. RIGGS
ABSENT: ALDERMAN ELMORE MAYFIELD
WHEREUPON, the presiding officer declared the above Resolution duly adopted in full on this the 2nd day of April, 2012.
EMMETT GIBBS, CLERK
DAN HOLLINGSWORTH, MAYOR
1td: April 6, 2012