WHEREAS, the Town of Chapel Hill has solicited formal bids by legal notice on the Town of Chapel Hill’s website on May 1, 2007, in accordance with G.S. 143-129 for the resurfacing of streets; and

WHEREAS, the following bids were received, opened and publicly read on May 24, 2007:

Vendor                                    Asphalt            Milling Striping           Total

Barrett, Irvin & Jordan                       $403,980.00    $88,837.00      $17,480.25      $510,297.25

Raleigh Paving                        $462,000.00    $61,642.00      $18,537.00      $542,179.00

Riley Paving                            $461,000.00    $76,146.00      $17,474.40      $554,720.40

Waugh Asphalt                       $465,540.00    $85,573.60      $18,179.41      $569,293.01

S.T. Wooten                            $485,700.00    $94,276.00      $17,357.43      $597,333.43   

Barnhill Contracting               $495,600.00    $86,298.80      $16,528.30      $598,427.10

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Town of Chapel Hill that the Council accepts the May 24, 2007 bid of Barrett, Irvin & Jordan Construction Inc. as adjusted for street resurfacing in the amount of $510,297.25, including alternates, received in response to the Town's request for bids published on May 1, 2007 and opened on May 24, 2007, in accord with G.S. 143-129.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Manager is authorized to execute a contract with Barrett, Irvin & Jordan Construction Inc. in the amount of $510,297.25 and to initiate and sign change orders to the contract, provided that the contracted cost of resurfacing, milling, and striping shall remain within the budget.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this contract may be extended twice by one year contract addendum if mutually agreeable to the Town and Barrett, Irvin & Jordan Construction Inc. at the same base unit price.

This the 27th day of June, 2007.