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File #: 23-311    Version: 1 Name: Approval of the 100% Civil, 100% Structural and 100% Electrical Plans and Specifications for Phase I of the CityBus Electrification Infrastructure Project and Authorize Staff to Issue an Addendum to Bid #2302
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 10/11/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 10/24/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Approval of the 100% Civil, 100% Structural and 100% Electrical Plans and Specifications for Phase I of the CityBus Electrification Infrastructure Project and Authorize Staff to Issue an Addendum to Bid #2302; and (2) Provide Direction to the City Manager, as Deemed Appropriate.
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CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Approval of the 100% Civil, 100% Structural and 100% Electrical Plans and Specifications for Phase I of the CityBus Electrification Infrastructure Project and Authorize Staff to Issue an Addendum to Bid #2302; and (2) Provide Direction to the City Manager, as Deemed Appropriate.

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Meeting Date: October 24, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Mike Tobin/Transportation
Phone Number: (310) 253-6543
Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]
Attachments: Yes [] No [X]
Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (10/19/2022);

Department Approval: Rolando Cruz (10/12/2022)



RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) approve the 100% Civil, 100% Structural and 100% Electrical Plans and specifications for Phase 1 of the CityBus Electrification Infrastructure project and authorize staff to publish an addendum to Bid #2302; (2) provide direction to the City Manager, as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND

At the meeting on September 20, 2021, City Council authorized staff to issue a bid to complete 100% Civil, 100% Structural, and 80% Electrical Plans and Specifications for Phase 1 Infrastructure construction at the Transportation Facility. Since that meeting, staff have issued an Invitation for Bids (IFB) to award a construction contract, and also worked with CTE (The Center for Transportation and the Environment) and AECOM to commence work on the 100% electrical design for Phase 1, which was completed on October 14, 2022.

The infrastructure deployment has been broken into five separate phases. The first phase of this project, scheduled to commence in Spring 2023, includes the installation of five Heavy Vehicle Chargers (750kW total) along a newly constructed concrete island. These new chargers will be required to charge the first ten battery electric buses, six of which will be delivered in July 2023. These chargers...

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