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File #: RES 19-508    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 3/27/2019
Title: Authorizing not using a Project Labor Agreement for the 2019 Citywide Sidewalk and Pedestrian Ramp Improvements.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen

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Authorizing not using a Project Labor Agreement for the 2019 Citywide Sidewalk and Pedestrian Ramp Improvements.

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WHEREAS, the Saint Paul City Council adopted a policy on the use of Project Labor Agreements (PLA) pursuant to Council File #09-584 for projects involving $250,000 or more of city money; and

WHEREAS, Public Works is undertaking the following sidewalk improvements in 2019 with total budgets over $250,000:

2019 Citywide Sidewalk and Pedestrian Ramp Improvements:  Sidewalk reconstruction and pedestrian ramp improvements at various locations throughout the city.

WHEREAS, Public Works sent written "Notice and Request for Recommendation on the Use of a PLA" to interested parties with one response received; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Building and Construction Trades Council (BCTC) stated "Does not meet the bar” as a reason they recommend not using a PLA for the 2019 Citywide Sidewalk and Pedestrian Ramp Improvements; and

WHEREAS, Public Works has recommended against the use of a PLA for the 2019 Citywide Sidewalk and Pedestrian Ramp Improvements for the following reasons: 

A PLA will not benefit the project based on the criteria of size, duration, and impact of delays.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul hereby approves to NOT USE a PLA for the 2019 Citywide Sidewalk and Pedestrian Improvements.

 

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