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File #: 3404   
Type: Consent Status: Adopted
File created: 10/1/2021 In control: Public Works Department
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action: 10/12/2021
Title: Approval Re: Permission to Authorize the Public Works Department Director to Select the Acquisition Approach for the Sea Ray Drive Bridge over Sykes Creek Replacement - District 2
Subject:
Title
Approval Re: Permission to Authorize the Public Works Department Director to Select the Acquisition Approach for the Sea Ray Drive Bridge over Sykes Creek Replacement - District 2
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Fiscal Impact:
The Board approved to fund the bridge replacement on December 10, 2019 which included 20 percent of Merritt Island Redevelopment Agency General Fund Tax Increment Financing funds up to $275,000 per year for up to ten years which was then adopted on September 15, 2020 via Ordinance No. 20-15.
Dept/Office:
Public Works Department/Finance and Contracts Administration
Requested Action:
Recommendation
It is requested the Board of County Commissioners: 1. Authorize the Public Works Department Director to select the most advantageous acquisition approach, Design-Build or Design-Bid-Build, for the Sea Ray Drive Bridge Replacement; 2. Approve the advertisement and award of any competitive solicitations needed for the selected acquisition approach, such as a Design Build firm or a design consultant and construction contractor along with Construction Engineering Inspection (C.E.I.); 3. Authorize the County Manager or designee to execute all contracts, contract-related documents and any necessary contract extensions upon review and approval by the County Attorney's Office, Risk Management, and Purchasing Services; and 4. Authorize the County Manager to approve any necessary Budget Change Requests.
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Summary Explanation and Background:
In September 2017, Hurricane Irma inflicted damage upon the Sea Ray Bridge over Sykes Creek. Afterwards, the Board approved Resolution 17-191E, committing to work expeditiously to restore or rehabilitate the Bridge. In consideration of the Resolution, coupled with the County's assurances to the Florida Department of Transportation and the Florida Division of Emergency Management, County staff determined that a Design-Build approach would be utilized to complete the work. On December 10, 2019, the Board approved to replac...

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