ORDINANCE NO. 2015-22
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH THE LOWEST
AND BEST BIDDER FOR THE WOODCOX STREET WATERLINE REPLACEMENT PROJECT, OPWC PROJECT NO. CE08S/CE09S; AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp, Ohio (“Village”) is in need of capital improvements to the Woodcox Street waterline, specifically the replacement of the waterline along West Woodcox Street, which replacement will affect the water services provided to residents on West Woodcox Street and the immediate area surrounding this portion of the street; and
WHEREAS, the Village passed Resolution No. 2014-09 authorizing the Mayor of the Village to prepare and submit an application to participate in the Ohio Public Works Commission (“OPWC”) State Capital Improvement and/or Local Transportation Improvement Program(s) and to execute contracts as required for the waterline replacement along West Woodcox Street; and
WHEREAS, the Village advertised for bids to be submitted for the work required to perform the necessary labor, services and materials to make the necessary waterline improvements along West Woodcox Street; and
WHEREAS, Poggemeyer Design Group provided the tabulation of bids to the Village and recommended that the Village award the contract to the low bidder; and
WHEREAS, Hohenbrink Excavating, LLC, 8756 Road N-8, Ottawa, Ohio 45875, submitted the lowest and most responsive bid in the amount of $142,825.00 to perform all necessary work for waterline improvements along West Woodcox Street.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, COUNTY OF PAULDING, STATE OF OHIO:
Section 1. That the Village hereby awards the contract to Hohenbrink Excavating, LLC to perform all necessary work for waterline improvements along West Woodcox Street, said project identified as the Woodcox Street Waterline Replacement Project, OPWC Project No. CE08S/CE09S.
Section 2. That the Mayor of the Village of Antwerp is authorized to enter into a contract, along with any and all necessary documents ancillary to this contract, with Hohenbrink Excavating, LLC, who provided a bid in the amount of $142,825.00 for waterline improvements along West Woodcox Street, the Woodcox Street Waterline Replacement Project, OPWC Project No. CE08S/CE09S. The Mayor is also authorized to execute the OPWC Request to Proceed for Contractor. Upon receiving OPWC’s approval, the Village can issue the Notice to Proceed.
Section 3. It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning and relating to the passage of this Ordinance were adopted in open meetings of the Council, and that all deliberations of the Council and any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements.
Section 4. This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety and welfare of the Village and for the further reason that the Village is in immediate need of waterline improvements along West Woodcox Street, and this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately after its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law.
__________________________________ Thomas D. Van Vlerah, Mayor
Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer