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File #: 18-200    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Agenda Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/31/2018 In control: Board of Trustees
On agenda: 6/12/2018 Final action:
Title: A Resolution of the Town of Erie Authorizing a Construction Contract to Star Playgrounds for the Lehigh Park Playground Surface Cap/Replacement Project in the Amount of $55,618.00; And, Setting Forth Details in Relation Thereto. DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation PRESENTER: Farrell Buller, Acting Town Administrator FISCAL INFORMATION: Cost as Recommended: $55,618.00 Balance Available: $90,000.00 (Construction - Playground Replacements) Fund: General Budget Line Item Number: 100-50-810-605000-100147 New Appropriation Required: No STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
Sponsors: Parks & Recreation, Farrell Buller
Attachments: 1. Star Playgrounds Construction Contract, 2. Lehigh Playground Surface Pictures.pdf, 3. Resolution
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SUBJECT:
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A Resolution of the Town of Erie Authorizing a Construction Contract to Star Playgrounds for the Lehigh Park Playground Surface Cap/Replacement Project in the Amount of $55,618.00; And, Setting Forth Details in Relation Thereto.

DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation

PRESENTER: Farrell Buller, Acting Town Administrator

FISCAL INFORMATION:
Cost as Recommended: $55,618.00
Balance Available: $90,000.00 (Construction - Playground Replacements)
Fund: General
Budget Line Item Number: 100-50-810-605000-100147
New Appropriation Required: No

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation

Approve resolution authorizing a Construction Contract to Star Playgrounds for the Lehigh Park Playground Surface Cap/Replacement Project in the Amount of $55,618.00.

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SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND OF SUBJECT MATTER:

The 2018 general fund operating budget includes $90,000 for playground replacements to the Town's Parks playground portfolio. Staff identified the Lehigh Park Playground Surface Cap/Replacement Project for the following reasons:
* The useful life of pour-in-place material is 8-10 years; Lehigh Park playground is now in year 11 having been built in 2007
* The playground surfaces have multiple patches and spots where the material is deteriorating and sloughing off creating trip hazards and requiring frequent maintenance
* Resurfacing and capping the existing material will extend the life of the
* Completion of this project will bring the use zone under the belt swings into compliance with current ASTM standards with a 3.5" layer of poured-in-place rubber surfacing
Construction Contract
An invitation to bid was released on _____________ and five companies requested bid packet, however only one bid was received by the deadline of May 17, 2018.
Staff completed a thorough check of Star Playgrounds references and similar projects and has determined that Star Playgrounds is an experienced contractor able to competently complete the project.

Once approved the a...

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