WHEREAS, the City Council of Asbury Park and Black Rock Enterprises are parties to a contract for the “City’s Road Program”; and
WHEREAS, the original contract amount approved by the City Council was in the sum of Three Million, Six Hundred Twenty Eight Thousand, Seven Hundred and Seventy Nine dollars and ninety-three cents ($3,628,779.93); and
WHEREAS, the project has required Change Orders #1 through Change Order #13 in the amount Forty-Four Thousand, forty-eight dollars and ten cents ($44,048.10); and
WHEREAS, Change Order 14 was for $174,420.00 and is attached to this Resolution and results in a net contract price increase of 6.02% to a new contract price of $3,847,248.00; and
WHEREAS, Change Order 15 is required in the amount of $34,756.00 and is attached to this Resolution and results in a net contract price increase of 0.096 % to a new contract price of $3,882,004.04.
WHEREAS, the City Engineer, City Manager and Department of Public Works requests that the above referenced Change Orders be authorized to complete the Project; and
WHEREAS, the execution of these Change Orders will not substantially change the quality or character of the items or work to be provided, inasmuch as such would not have been a determining factor in the original bidding; and
WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds are available in Capital Accounts C-04-55-998-163-002 and C-04-55-998-015-003 of the official budget to which the contract will be officially charged; and the maximum dollar value of the pending contract is as set forth in the resolution; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and City Council of Asbury park, County of Mayor and State of New Jersey that the Changer Orders listed in this Resolution are hereby authorized; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute said Changer Orders on behalf of the Governing Body; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the contract between the parties referred to above shall be amended to reflect the changes approved herein; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a certification of availability of funds shall be attached to the original copy of this resolution and kept in the files of the City Clerk.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Resolution be provided to the CFO, Black Rock Enterprise, Superintendent of Public Work, the City Engineer, and the City Manager.