Detroit Water and Sewerage Department
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File #: 22-0796    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract Status: Passed
In control: Financial Services
On agenda: 5/18/2022 Final action: 5/4/2022
Title: The Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department authorizes the Director to approve DWSD Contract 6004383 with Major Contracting Group, Inc. for Full Lead Service Line Replacements at Various Locations Throughout Detroit (Project WS-723), for a total contract amount not-to-exceed $2,751,900 and a term of one year. This also authorizes the Director to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
Indexes: Board of Water Commissioners, Finance Committee
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The Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department authorizes the Director to approve DWSD Contract 6004383 with Major Contracting Group, Inc. for Full Lead Service Line Replacements at Various Locations Throughout Detroit (Project WS-723), for a total contract amount not-to-exceed $2,751,900 and a term of one year. This also authorizes the Director to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.

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Agenda of May 4, 2022
Item No. 22-0796
Contract No. 6004383 (WS-723)
Contractor: Major Contracting Group, Inc. (DBB), 15430 Dale, Detroit, MI 48223
Contract Amount: $2,751,900
Contract Term: 365 calendar days (1 year) - Anticipated to begin 8/31/22

TO: The Honorable
Board of Water Commissioners
City of Detroit, Michigan

FROM: Gary Brown, Director
Water and Sewerage Department

RE: Proposed DWSD Contract No. 6004383 / Project No. WS-723
Full Lead Service Line Replacements at Various Locations Throughout Detroit

MOTION

Upon recommendation of Marqaicha Welch, Procurement Manager, the Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department authorizes the Director to approve DWSD Contract 6004383 with Major Contracting Group, Inc. for Full Lead Service Line Replacements at Various Locations Throughout Detroit (Project WS-723), for a total contract amount not-to-exceed $2,751,900 and a term of one year. This also authorizes the Director to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.


BACKGROUND / JUSTIFICATION
Detroit has an estimated 80,000 lead service lines (LSLs), connected to an aged and historically under-maintained water network, with high incidences of water main breaks. Main breaks and service leaks frequently affect LSLs and require disconnecting the LSL to make a repair. As part of the DWSD Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for the replacement of water mains, Lead (Pb) service lines are ...

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