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File #: 18-0004    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/29/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/11/2018 Final action:
Title: Approve a substitution of listed Subcontractor Ace Pipelining, Inc., for Sewer Rehabilitation in North Abby Street and East Hammond Avenue Project ID RC00164 (Council District 7)
Sponsors: Public Works Department
Attachments: 1. 17-1630 COF - Substitution Letter.pdf
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REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL


January 11, 2018


FROM: SCOTT L. MOZIER, PE, Director
Public Works Department

BY: ROBERT N. ANDERSEN, PE, Assistant Director
Public Works Department

BILL HERR, Construction Manager
Public Works Department, Construction Management Division

SUBJECT
Title
Approve a substitution of listed Subcontractor Ace Pipelining, Inc., for Sewer Rehabilitation in North Abby Street and East Hammond Avenue Project ID RC00164 (Council District 7)

Body
RECOMMENDATION

It is recommended that the City Council approve the request by Nuline Technologies, LLC., (Nuline), to substitute Ace Pipelining Inc. of Diamond Bar, California (Ace) and utilize Calstate Pipeline, Inc., (Calstate), for the sewer cleaning and disposal portion of this project.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Nuline, the General Contractor who was awarded the referenced project, has requested to substitute Ace who is listed in the bid documents as performing the sewer cleaning and disposal work portion. In accordance with the bid documents, Nuline listed Ace for the sewer cleaning and disposal work portion of the project because the work exceeds one-half of one percent of the total contract amount. Nuline notified the City by a letter dated October 12, 2017, that their Subcontractor, Ace refuses to perform his or her subcontract. Nuline is asking that they be allowed to use Calstate to perform the sewer cleaning and disposal work portion. This action requires Council approval because Public Contract Code Section 4107 requires consent of the awarding authority to a request by a prime contractor for a substitution of a subcontractor.

BACKGROUND

On June 22, 2017, a contract was awarded in the amount of $702,673 to Nuline for the Sewer Rehabilitation in North Abby Street and East Hammond Avenue project. On September 3, 2017, Nuline's insurance had expired. To meet the insurance requirements in the contract, an excess policy was needed to cover up to the $2 million/4 million general...

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