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August 12, 2021 City Council Regular Meeting
23. Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract for Dredging Services, which will be Used to Remove 3,500 Cubic Yards of Alum Sludge from a Pond at the I & D Plant, with C & M Dredging, Inc. in the Amount of $131,250. Sludge is Dried On-site and Transported to the Dean Forest Landfill. Dredging is Required to Meet Georgia Environmental Protection Division Requirements.
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Good Government

Recommend approval to award a contract to dredge the pond at the Industrial and Domestic Water Treatment Plant with C& M Dredging, Inc. in the amount of $131,250.

This contract will be used to dredge the alum sludge from the pond to treat raw water to potable water standards. The sludge is then transferred to the drying cell on site. The last time the 25' pond at the Industrial and Domestic Water Treatment Plant was dredged was in 2018. Dredging the pond routinely is required to meet Georgia EPD standards. 

Bid was advertised, opened, and reviewed. delivery: As needed. Term:Net 30 days. The bidders were:

L.B.   C & M Dredging, Inc. (Leesburg, FL ) (D)            $131,250 

          Bio-Nomic Services, Inc.(Belmont, NC) (D)      $140,105

L.B. indicates low bidder. (D) Indicates non-local, non-DBE business. 





Health Lloyd, Chief Infrastructure Officer
Financial Impact
Expenditure of $131,250 from I & D Water Fund
Review Comments
Exhibit 1: Funding Verification
Exhibit 2: Specifications
Exhibit 3:Purchasing Note
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