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File #: 1856-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/5/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/24/2017 Final action: 7/26/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to modify and increase an existing professional engineering agreement with Arcadis, U.S. for the Southerly Waste Water Treatment Plant Chemically Enhanced Primary Treatment - Clarification; to authorize the appropriation and transfer of funds from the Sanitary Sewer Reserve Fund to the Sanitary Sewer General Obligation Bond Fund and to authorize the expenditure of $3,380,518.00 from the Sanitary Sewer General Obligation Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($3,380,518.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord. 1856-2017 Funding Template, 2. ORD 1856-2017 Director's Legislation Information Sheet - SWWTP CEPT Clarification 650367-3, 3. Request for CIP Legislation Form - SWWTP CEPT Clarification 650367-3
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to modify and increase (Mod #2) an existing professional engineering agreement with Arcadis, U.S. for the Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant Chemically Enhanced Primary Treatment - Clarification, (SWWTP CEPT - Clarification) Project. This project is one of three projects to provide the Chemically Enhanced Primary Treatment (CEPT) at the Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant (SWWTP), as approved by the Ohio EPA. The Southerly Waste Water Treatment Plant CEPT facilities provide additional plant capacity to treat wet weather flows in excess of 330 MGD. It will focus on upgrades and modifications to provide a new clarifiers, sludge handling facilities and chemical feed facilities.

This is a contract for professional engineering design services and services during construction (Design Professional, or “DP” services). This phase of this contract will consist of Detail Design Services for the SWWTP CEPT - Clarification. Preliminary Design has been completed.

2. PROJECT MODIFICATION: Amount of additional funds to be expended: $3,380,518.00

This contract modification is proposed to be entered into for an amount of $3,380,518.00 that is estimated to be sufficient to complete the work included in the scope of services. Following is an estimate of costs for the contract:

Original Contract $ 1,857,000.00
Modification No. 1 $ 3,118,000.00
Modification No. 2 (current) $ 3,380,518.00
TOTAL $ 8,355,518.00

2.2 Reasons additional goods/services could not be foreseen:
The Contract modification was planned and anticipated.

` 2.3 Reason other procurement processes are not used:
Given the highly technical nature of the project and the specialized knowledge of the project area required to complete the services, it would be more costly to solicit proposals for completions of the services by other parti...

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