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Meeting Date: 3/26/2019
District B, District C, District E, District K
Item Creation Date: 2/6/2019

HPW - 20WWO832 Accept Work/Menade, Inc.

Agenda Item#: 41.


MOTION by Council Member Cohen/Seconded by Council Member Davis to adopt recommendation from Director Houston Public Works Department for approval of final contract amount of $2,525,054.34 and acceptance of work on contract with MENADE, INC for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Sliplining and Pipe Bursting Methods (4257-142) - 0.46% under the original contract amount - DISTRICTS B - DAVIS; C - COHEN; E - MARTIN and K - CASTEX-TATUM


 This was Item 5 on Agenda of March 20, 2019


SUBJECT: Accept Work for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation by Sliplining and Pipe Bursting Methods.


RECOMMENDATION: (Summary) Pass a motion to approve the final contract amount of $2,525,054.34, which is 0.46% under the original contract amount, accept the work, and authorize final payment.


PROJECT NOTICE/JUSTIFICATION: Under this project, the contractor provided sanitary sewer rehabilitation by sliplining and pipe bursting methods to deteriorated sewer collection systems throughout the City.


DESCRIPTION/SCOPE: This project consisted of sanitary sewer rehabilitation by sliplining and pipe bursting methods. The project was awarded to Menade, Inc. with an original contract amount of $2,536,814.80. The Notice to Proceed date was 10/02/2014 and the project had 540 calendar days for completion.


LOCATION: This work order project was located at various locations within Council District B, C, E and K.


CONTRACT COMPLETION AND COST: The contractor, Menade, Inc., has completed the work under the contract. The contract was completed within the contract time with an additional 60 days approved by Change Order No. 4. The final cost of the project is $2,525,054.34, a decrease of $11,760.46 or 0.46% under the original contract amount. Less pipe bursting sewers and fewer service reconnections were needed than anticipated.


The final amount of this work order contract was not affected by Change Orders No. 1, No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4.


MWDBE PARTICIPATION:  The MWDBE goal for this project was 22.48%. According to the Office of Business Opportunity, the actual participation was 22.95%. The contractor was awarded an “Satisfactory” rating from the Office of Business Opportunity.




Carol Ellinger Haddock, P.E.


Houston Public Works


WBS# R-000295-0048-4

File No. 4257-142






Prior Council Action:

Ordinance No. 2014-301, dated 04/09/2014

Amount and Source of Funding:

No additional funding required.



Original appropriation of $2,723,656.00 for construction and contingencies from Water and Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund No. 8500.

Contact Information:

Shannon Dunne

Senior Assistant Director

Phone: (832) 395-5036

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