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File #: 1392-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/18/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 6/19/2017 Final action: 6/20/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to modify and increase an existing agreement for professional engineering services with Strand Associates, Inc. for the Sewer Maintenance Operations Center (SMOC) Facility Stormwater Improvements for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; to authorize the transfer of $208,933.10 within the Storm Sewer Build America Bonds Fund; to amend the 2017 Capital Improvements Budget; and to authorize the expenditure of $208,933.10 within the Storm Sewer Bonds Fund. ($208,933.10).
Attachments: 1. ORD 1392-2017 DAX funding template, 2. ORD. 1392-2017 Director's Legislation Information Sheet (611021)_Final, 3. ORD 1392-2017 SWIF
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to modify and increase an existing engineering agreement with Strand Associates, Inc. for the Sewer Maintenance Operations Center (SMOC) Facility Stormwater Improvements. The purpose of this project is to perform the requisite investigation, evaluation, formulation and design work to produce fully independent construction documents for the installation of green infrastructure (GI) technologies and other related activities and/or documents necessary for project completion of mitigating stormwater issues at SMOC.

1.1. Amount of additional funds to be expended: $208,933.10
Original Contract $349,829.39
Modification 1 (current) $208,933.10
Total $558,762.49

1.2 Reasons additional goods/services could not be foreseen:
This Contract Modification No. 1 was planned and anticipated, and stated in the original contract’s legislation. It is a planned continuation of the services originally included within the existing contract’s scope of service.

1.3 Reason other procurement processes are not used:
Re-bid of the project will likely result in a higher project costs as much of the project history would be lost and required to be rediscovered by another consultant unless won by the same consultant. In such a case, significant time would be wasted in acquiring and evaluating the new proposals without significant benefit.

1.4 How cost of modification was determined:
The costs of Contract Modification #1 were determined by negotiations between Strand Associates, Inc. and DOSD.

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE No.: 39-1020418 | MAJ | Exp. 9/25/2017| Vendor # 007735

ECONOMIC IMPACT: It is anticipated there will be reduced stormwater runoff from this SMOC Facility site and the water that does runoff into the storm system will have a higher quality and less pollutants. An informational sign will be installed to help educate the public to t...

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