Bids have been awarded on two projects, the Hannah pump station emergency generator and the Elgin Avenue resurfacing project.
The Hannah pump station project, which will be paid for by a grant that has been on hold for years, will be completed by Genco Industries Inc., the sole bidder for the project. Genco’s bid was $169,300. The village engineer firm, Christopher B. Burke Engineering Ltd., estimated the project would cost $215,270.
Village Administrator Tim Gillian said he double-checked with the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to ensure the grant money is still available despite the current pandemic.
The Elgin Avenue resurfacing project, to be paid for by a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), was awarded to Lindahl Brothers Inc. for $436,278,93. The village engineer’s estimate is $472,268.51. Lindahl had the lowest bid of the five submitted to the village and reviewed by the village engineer.
Village Administrator Tim Gillian said his intent is to speak with a decision-maker from CDBG to make sure the funds haven’t been suspended due to the COVID-19 situation.
In a third major infrastructure decision made by the council on Monday, Mayor Rory Hoskins and commissioners Joe Byrnes, Dan Novak, Ryan Nero and Jessica Voogd voted to allow the village to accept bids for rehabilitation of the two village-owned 500,000-gallon water tower tanks.
The hydropillar high tank at 7435 Franklin St. is in need of repairs including, application of new interior wet and exterior coating system; spot tool cleaning and application of new interior dry coating system; full blast and recoat altitude valve pit piping and riser piping where existing substrate has failed; miscellaneous mechanical and electrical repairs; and interior metal repairs and miscellaneous welding.
The legged high tank at 1580 S. Hannah needs: full blast of the existing interior wet coating system; application of new interior wet coating system; power wash, spot tool cleaning and overcoat of exterior coating system; application of new exterior coating system; miscellaneous mechanical and electrical repairs; roof repairs and miscellaneous welding.
A pre-bid meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on April 22 at each site to allow bidders to inspect the facilities. All proposals are due by 10 a.m. on April 29.