ITEM NO. 8.2
AGENDA REPORT
 
Meeting Date: October 10, 2017 Budgeted: Yes
    Total Budget: $2,500,000
To: Board of Directors Cost Estimate: $676,629.90
    Funding Source: All Water Funds
From: Marc Marcantonio, General Manager
    Job No: J2009-22 #22
Presented By: Steve Conklin, Engineering Manager Dept: Engineering
    Reviewed by Legal: N/A
Prepared By: Bryan Hong, Water Quality Engineer CEQA Compliance: MND
Subject: Construction Contract for the Drilling of Well 22
SUMMARY:
On September 20, 2017, bids were received from five contractors for the Drilling of Well 22.  Following review of the bids, staff recommends award to the low-bidder, Bakersfield Well & Pump Company for $676,629.90.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
That the Board of Directors award the Construction Contract for the Drilling of Well 22 to Bakersfield Well & Pump Company for $676,629.90, Job No. J2009-22 #22.
DISCUSSION:

As part of the District's Capital Improvement Plan, project specifications were completed for the Drilling of Well 22 to be located on OCWD property at the south end of Fee Ana Street.  A lease agreement was negotiated and executed with OCWD to construct and operate Well 22 on the north side of OCWD's Huckleberry Basin.

On August 23, 2017, the District solicited bids for the Drilling of Well 22.  On September 20, 2017, sealed bids were received from five contractors, in a highly competitive bidding climate.  The design consultant provided an Engineer's Estimate of $900,000.  The five bids ranged from a low of $676,629.90 to a high of $997,000.00, as shown in the summary below.

No.

Contractor

Total Bid Amount

1

Bakersfield Well & Pump Company

 $676,629.90

2

Weber Water Resources CA, LLC

 $787,079.00

3

South West Pump & Drilling, Inc.

 $788,030.00

4

Best Drilling & Pump, Inc.

 $797,880.00

5

Jensen Drilling Company

 $997,000.00


The bid tabulation and bid documents from the low-bidder, Bakersfield Well & Pump Company, were reviewed and confirmed by District staff and found to be responsive and fully in order.  Accordingly, staff recommends award to Bakersfield Well & Pump Company.
PRIOR RELEVANT BOARD ACTION(S):
On December 22, 2016, the Board of Directors authorized execution of a Professional Services Agreement with CDM Smith, Inc. to provide Hydrogeologic and CEQA Services for Well 22 Drilling and Construction Support in the amount of $219,135.

On September 22, 2016, the Board of Directors authorized execution of a Lease Agreement between Orange County Water District and Yorba Linda Water District for the Well 22 site.