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File #: RES 20-1132    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/26/2020
Title: Approving the use of a Project Labor Agreement on Department of Parks and Recreation construction projects for the second half of 2020.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Hidden Falls, Project Labor Agreement (PLA)

Title

Approving the use of a Project Labor Agreement on Department of Parks and Recreation construction projects for the second half of 2020.

 

Body

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

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation is undertaking the following project with budget totals over $250,000:

 

Hidden Falls Regional Park South Parking Entrance - the project consists of removing portions of existing road pavement, existing light fixtures, and vegetation and tree removal. Installation includes a new parking lot, bituminous trail, mown trails, site furnishings, and landscaping. Estimated start September 2020 (4 months); and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation sent a written “Notice and Request for Recommendation on the Use of a PLA” to interested parties on July 24, 2020 with one response received; and

 

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Building and Construction Trades Council recommended a PLA for the project listing the length of project and multiple crafts involved as reasons they recommend a PLA for this project; and

 

WHEREAS, in considering all criteria for evaluating a PLA as outlined in CF #09-584, the use of a PLA will ensure a harmonious, continuous, and stable workforce for the Hidden Falls Regional Park South Parking Entrance project, which will in turn ensure timely completion of the project without work stoppage or interruption; and

 

WHEREAS, staff supports a recommendation for a PLA of the Hidden Falls Regional Park South Parking Entrance Project; and

 

WHEREAS, the project is being bid lump sum and labor rates are established by prevailing wage labor rates which meet or exceed union rates; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby approves the use of a PLA on the construction portion of the Hidden Falls Regional Park South Parking Entrance Project.

 

 

 

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