Councilperson Caraway made a motion Council approve and adopt the resolution. Seconded by Councilperson Tyra, the motion carried with 5 ayes and 0 nays. MOTION CARRIED
10-022 Consider and award a construction contract to Bowles Construction, 7001 Jacksboro Hwy., Wichita Falls, Texas 76310 based on their low base bid amount of $419,942.00 for the SWATS Water Transmission Line Project. Alva Cox, Public Works Director briefed Council. The City advertised this project and opened bids on February 12. 2010. This project is part of the sale of the SWATS water line to Acton Municipal Utility District (AMUD), which currently has a 14” pipe, which will be replaced with
a 12”. AMUD
AMUD Board of Directors has given will pay for this construction contract
approval for this project as with Pass-Through Funds.
well as the funding. Enprotec / Hibbs &
Todd, Inc. and Staff recommended approval and award of the construction Construction, 7001 Jacksboro Hwy., Wichita Falls, Texas 76310 based on amount of $419,942.00. Other bids received were the following:
contract to Bowles their low base bid
TNT Pipeline Corp, 2001 Holley Pkwy #328, Roanoke, TX, bid – $434,281.00
CJB Construction, 3501 Old Granbury Rd, Granbury, TX, bid – $446,517.30
B & L Construction, 731 HCR 1313, Hillsboro, TX, bid - $ 448,482.00
Brett Construction, 6580 E Hwy 67, Nemo, TX, bid - $482,851.00
Granbury Contracting & Utilities, 200 Knox Rd, Tolar, TX, bid - $483,266.00
Circle H Contractors, 1550 W FM 875, Midlothian, TX, bid- $563,842.50
Houseley Communications, 3122 Kellway Dr, Carrollton, TX, bid - $565, 827.00
Councilperson Tyra made a motion Council accept the low bid of $419,942.00 and award the contract to Bowles Construction. Seconded by Councilperson Caraway, the motion carried with 5 ayes and 0 nays.
10-023 Consider appointment to fill a vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. Mayor commented at this time this item would be postponed.
NO FORMAL ACTION TAKEN
6:30 PM EXECUTIVE SESSION– Mayor announced Council would retire to meet in closed session Pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, the City Council may convene in Executive Session to deliberate regarding the following matters:
SECTION 551.071 – Consultation with Attorney. The City Council may convene in executive session to consult with its attorney on any posted agenda item, when the City Council seeks the advice of its attorney about pending or contemplated litigation, a settlement offer, or on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the governmental body under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with the provisions of Chapter 551, including open meetings, open records and or the following item:
SECTION 551.072 – Real Property Matters. Deliberation regarding the