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15056I 2 RESOLUTION NO. 15,056 3 A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER 4 INTO A CONSTRUCTION SERVICES CONTRACT WITH BILL'S FENCE 5 COMPANY, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED FIFTY 6 THOUSAND DOLLARS ($150,000.00), TO CONSTRUCT AND UPGRADE 7 FENCES AT THE LITTLE ROCK ZOO; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. 8 9 WHEREAS, the Little Rock Zoo requests authorization to install and upgrade fencing in five (5) areas 10 throughout the Zoo which will significantly improve the overall experience and safety for Zoo visitors; and, 11 WHEREAS, after a competitive bidding process, Bid No. 512, it was determined that Bill's Fence 12 Company, located in Cabot, Arkansas, was the sole bidder with a bid total of One Hundred Thirty -Five 13 Thousand, Four Hundred Nine Dollars ($135,409.00); and, 14 WHEREAS, the total amount for the Fence Installation and Upgrade Project request is One Hundred 15 Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00), which includes a contingency request amount of Fourteen 16 Thousand, Five Hundred Ninety -One Dollars ($14,591.00); and, 17 WHEREAS, funds are available from the %-Cent Capital Improvement Sales and Compensating Use 18 Tax Fund for Zoo Improvements, Account No. 326659-72504-TS65A79, in the amount of One Hundred 19 Thirty -Five Thousand, Four Hundred Nine Dollars ($135,409.00), plus Fourteen Thousand, Five Hundred 20 Ninety -One Dollars ($14,591.00), for a total of One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00). 21 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY 22 OF LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: 23 Section 1. The City Manager is authorized to enter into an agreement with Bill's Fence Company of 24 Cabot, Arkansas, to construct fences and upgrade fences in five (5) areas at the Little Rock Zoo including 25 safety improvements near the Diamond Express Train, the Elephant Yard and the Compost Area to improve 26 the overall experience of all of the Zoo guests. 27 Section 2. The Project will be funded from the %-Cent Capital Improvement Sales and Compensating 28 Use Tax Fund for Zoo Improvements, Account No. 326659-72504-TS65A79, to provide the bid amount of 29 One Hundred Thirty -Five Thousand, Four Hundred Nine Dollars ($135,409.00), plus a contingency amount 30 of Fourteen Thousand, Five Hundred Ninety -One Dollars ($14,591.00), for a total request of One Hundred 31 Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00). 32 Section 3. Severability. In the event any title, section, paragraph, item, sentence, clause, phrase, or 33 word of this resolution is declared or adjudged to be invalid or unconstitutional, such declaration or 34 adjudication shall not affect the remaining portions of the resolution which shall remain in full force and [Page 1 of 21 I effect as if the portion so declared or adjudged invalid or unconstitutional were not originally a part of the 2 resolution. 3 Section 4. Repealer. All laws, ordinances, resolutions, or parts of the same, that are inconsistent with 4 the provisions of this resolution, are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency. 5 AD PT : September 3, 2019 6 T 7 8 97110 n a ley Ci Clerk 10 A LEGAL FORM: 11 12 13 Thomas M. Carpenter, City Atto#ney 14 // 15 // 16 // 17 // 18 // 19 // 20 // 21 // 22 // 23 // 24 // 25 // 26 // 27 // 28 // 29 // 30 // 31 // 32 // 33 34 // 35 // APPROVED: Frank Sc�,Jr.,�Mayo���� [Page 2 of 21