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File #: 18-0170    Version: 1 Name: TERRA Engineering, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois
Type: Contract Status: Approved
File created: 2/23/2018 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 3/13/2018 Final action: 3/13/2018
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: TERRA Engineering, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Phase 1 Engineering Services to complete preliminary design for the Des Plaines River trail to cross the Union Pacific Railroad north of Golf Road. Contract Value: $149,724.88 Contract period: 3/13/2018 - 9 /13/2019 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2018 $100,000.00, FY 2019 $49,724.88 Accounts: General Consulting Services Account: 51025.520860, 51026.520860, 51054.520860, 51055.520860, 51056.520860, 51057.520860, 51058.520860 and 51009.520860, and Grant Account: 51010.520860. Contract Number(s): 74000002862 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. District(s): 9 Summary: The contract #7...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Related files: 17-0357
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PROPOSED CONTRACT

Department(s): Planning and Development

Vendor: TERRA Engineering, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois

Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into and execute

Good(s) or Service(s): Phase 1 Engineering Services to complete preliminary design for the Des Plaines River trail to cross the Union Pacific Railroad north of Golf Road.

Contract Value: $149,724.88

Contract period: 3/13/2018 - 9 /13/2019

Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2018 $100,000.00, FY 2019 $49,724.88

Accounts: General Consulting Services Account: 51025.520860, 51026.520860, 51054.520860, 51055.520860, 51056.520860, 51057.520860, 51058.520860 and 51009.520860, and Grant Account: 51010.520860.

Contract Number(s): 74000002862

Concurrences:
The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item.

The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions.

District(s): 9

Summary: The contract #74000002862 issued under specification #17-80-31 includes professional services for Phase 1 Engineering Services to identify and complete preliminary design of an acceptable solution over, under or across the Union Pacific Railroad for Forest Preserves' Des Plaines River Trail north of Golf Road. The railroad tracks create a significant interruption for trail users preventing continuous use of the trail system and access to Forest Preserve holdings. The scope will include a crossing at the existing location, as well as identifying alternative locations for the crossing.

The Forest Preserves received thirteen (13) proposals for the project. TERRA Engineering, Ltd. was determined to have submitted the most responsive and responsible proposal, particularly related to their relevant experience, project understanding, technical approach, innovative concepts, effective utilization of subcontractors and capacity to do the work.

The Forest Preserves has been awarded a grant from t...

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