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File #: 1802-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/28/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/24/2017 Final action: 7/26/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an agreement with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc., for professional engineering services for the Laboratory Upgrades Project for the Division of Water; and to authorize an expenditure up to $668,000.00 within the Water General Obligations Bonds Fund. ($668,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1802-2017 SWIF, 2. ORD 1802-2017 Funding
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering services agreement with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc. for the Laboratory Upgrades Project, in an amount up to $668,000.00, for Division of Water Contract No. 2135.

Project Description / Description of Work:
The current laboratory spaces at the 910 Water Quality Assurance Lab (WQAL), the Dublin Road Water Plant (DRWP), and the Parsons Avenue Water Plant (PAWP) are more than 20 years old and are in need of upgrades to meet current laboratory, ergonomic, and architectural guidelines and standards. This legislation will provide funding for the evaluation of lab renovations including: new countertops and casework; sinks and fixtures; lighting; and laboratory systems such as fume hoods, refrigeration and DI water systems.

Construction of the renovations will be funded and conducted under separate project numbers (690291-100006, 690515, and 690523).

Project Timeline and Modifications:
A notice to proceed is expected in August / September 2017 for the Evaluation Phase.
Modification No. 1, for preliminary and detailed design services is expected 1st Quarter 2018.
Modification No. 2, for engineering services during construction, is expected 3rd Quarter 2018.

*Note: Engineering services during construction may be legislated as 3 separate modifications; one for each facility.

Entire estimated cost for this project:
Original legislation (Evaluation) $ 668,000.00
Mod #1 (Preliminary & Detailed Design) $1,200,000.00
Mod #2 (Engineering services during construction) $1,500,000.00
$3,368,000.00

The Community Planning Area for this project is N/A-99 since the 3 labs serve multiple communities.

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
This project is necessary to bring the facilities up to current code compliance standards for the 3 aforementioned labs. ...

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