Engineering agreements on Monday council agenda

Three engineering-related professional services are scheduled to be considered by the Worthington City Council during its Monday evening meeting.


First on the agenda is an agreement pertaining to the reconstruction off Second Avenue from 10th Street to 12th Street. The work will be funded with State Aid construction funds and Stormwater funds and involve the replacement of the sidewalk, curb and gutter, pavement and storm sewer. The proposed agreement with Bolton and Menk Incorporated would provide preliminary design services for the project in the amount not to exceed $88,500.


Also scheduled to be considered is an agreement involving the reconstruction of Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue from Ninth Street to 11th Street. The reconstruction of the locally funded city streets will be assessed to the benefitted property owners. The project will involve the replacement of the sidewalk, curb and gutter, pavement, water main, sanitary sewer and storm sewer. Another proposed agreement with Bolton and Menk would provide preliminary design services in the amount not to exceed $250,000.


Finally, another proposed agreement pertains to an MPCA flood study. The city of Worthington has been awarded a $60,000 grant from the MPCA, with the city responsible for providing a cash match of $5,000, and an in-kind match of $10,230. The study shall locate areas in need of improvement and determine what solutions are available to improve or resolve the flooding issues with those areas. An agreement with Short Elliot Hendrickson to provide preliminary design services in the amount not to exceed $60,000 will be considered.





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