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File #: 19-109    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 1/15/2019 In control: Public Works
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Title: ADA Curb Ramp Improvements Project (Phase 1); Contract Number 325701
Indexes: Core Roles - Provide for and maintain infrastructure
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. 325701 Special Provisions for ADA Curb Ramps (Phase 1).pdf, 3. 325701 Plans for ADA Curb Ramps (Phase 1).pdf

To: Board of Supervisors

From: Public Works

Agenda Section: Consent

SUBJECT:
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ADA Curb Ramp Improvements Project (Phase 1); Contract Number 325701
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Approve plans and specifications for the ADA Curb Ramp Improvements Project (Phase 1); and
2. Direct the Clerk of the Board to advertise the above-mentioned project as required by Section 22037 of the California Public Contract Code, with bids to be opened on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at 2 pm.

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
Humboldt County Road Fund (1200)

DISCUSSION:
On Sept. 7, 2016, the United States Department of Justice filed a consent decree requiring the County of Humboldt to comply with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and requiring that all county facilities meet current accessibility standards. In response to this consent decree, the County of Humboldt Department of Public Works employed the services of Mark Thomas and Company through its on-call agreement for design engineering services to prepare plans, specifications and estimate for the construction of Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant curb ramps.

Due to the large number of non-compliant curb ramps throughout the county, the project was divided into phases. The first phase of this project addresses the non-compliant curb ramps that are located in the unincorporated areas surrounding the City of Eureka, which include Cutten, Myrtletown, Rosewood, and Pine Hill. Future phases will address curb ramps throughout the county that the Department of Public Works and the public have identified and prioritized through public meetings and correspondence.

The Department of Public Works recommends that the Board of Supervisors approves the attached plans and specifications, advertise the project, and proceed to construction.

FINANCIAL IMPACT:
There is no financial commitment until the project is awarded. This project is being funded by Humb...

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