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File #: 1842-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/21/2018 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/23/2018 Final action: 7/25/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a renewal (Renewal #3) of the engineering agreement with Burgess & Niple, Inc. for the General Engineering Consultant (GEC) Services #2; to authorize the transfer within and the expenditure of up to $500,000.00 in funds from the Sanitary Sewer General Obligation Bond Fund; and amend the 2018 Capital Improvements Budget. ($500,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 1842-2018 Director's Legislation Information Sheet (1-11-2018) A, 2. Ord 1842-2018 5. New Utilization Form MASTER (5-2-18), 3. Ord 1842-2018 DAX Financials GES #2, Renew #3
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to renew (#3) a professional engineering services agreement with Burgess & Niple, Inc. for the General Engineering Consultant Services #2 agreement (650260-100100). The General Engineering Consultant (GEC) Services #2 contract is necessary to provide technical and engineering assistance to the Department of Public Utilities (DPU). Initial services are for Division of Sewerage and Drainage (DOSD) facilities. Additional DPU facilities may be added in the future. The GEC services may include the following tasks for small projects: investigations, inspections and evaluations of existing conditions, surveying, preparation of engineering or architectural drawings and specifications, review of contractors’ submittals including shop drawings, maintenance and operation (M&O) manuals, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The GEC services may also include assistance with new equipment or systems start-up and commissioning, instrumentation & control (I&C) work such as Human Machine Interface (HMI) and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming, uploading documents onto the City’s Project Management Information System (PMIS), computerized maintenance software, preparation of record plan drawings for small projects, technical assistance in the preparation of Facilities/Equipment Maintenance (FEM) documents, and other similar related tasks. Small projects that may, on occasion, require engineering services under this contract include small Capital Improvement Projects (formerly known as “Plant Improvement Projects” or “PIPs”) and FEM service contracts.

The Small Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) will vary in nature and can include replacement and upgrade of equipment, materials, structural features, electrical, or instrumentation & control (I&C) work and their associated appurtenances that have served its useful life.

The actual construction and commissioning of upgrad...

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