Sanitary sewer projects on agenda

CLINTON – The Clinton City Council on Tuesday will consider awarding two contracts for continuing sanitary sewer projects around the city.

Clinton's BWC Excavating has submitted the low bid for one of those projects, which is known as the "6th Avenue North Sanitary Sewer Project, C-2018," according to council documents. The company has submitted a bid to complete the project for the city for $189,613, beating out the next-lowest bidder by nearly $30,000.

Other bidders, according to those documents, were McClintock Trucking ($215,829), Legacy Corporation ($238,880), and Needham Excavating ($379,418.80). The potential resolution set to head to Tuesday's council meeting calls BWC's the "lowest and best legal bid" for the project.

A majority of those funds are set to accommodate for PVC piping and pavement needs, analysis from the City of Clinton Engineering Department says. Work on the project will now begin "as soon thereafter the contract and bond have been filed satisfactorily with the City Clerk."

Continuing with the sanitary work, the council is also ready to vote to approve a contract for the Grant Street Storm Sewer Project, W-2018, according the council agenda. Another local entity, Crandall Construction and Excavating and Excavating, has been tabbed to lead that project. The company submitted a low bid of $35,141.90.

Other competitors were BWC Excavating ($54,199.01), Eastern Iowa Excavating ($58,911.50), McClintock Trucking ($64,522.50) and Legacy Corporation ($108,880).

As with the project set to land to BWC Excavating, Crandall is expected to spend a majority of the bid on PVC piping for the sanitary sewer operation – specifically, 18-inch and 21-inch pipes, according to Engineering Department estimates provided for the council.

The Clinton City Council is set to meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 611 S. Third St., immediately followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting.