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File #: 1885-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/1/2019 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of the Recreation and Parks Department to modify the contract with OHM Advisors; to authorize the City Auditor to increase the amount available on established auditor’s certificates for professional services in conjunction with capital improvement projects managed by the Division of Design and Construction by $275,000.00; to authorize the transfer $275,000.00 between projects within the Recreation and Parks Bond Fund; to amend 2019 Capital Improvements Budget Ordinance 1326-2019; to authorize the expenditure of $275,000.00 from the Recreation and Parks Voted Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($275,000.00)
Attachments: 1. General Design and Construction Management Services ACPO increase, 2. Bid Waiver - 1885-2019
Explanation

This ordinance is to authorize the City Auditor to increase the amount available on previously established auditor’s certificates for professional architectural, engineering, and construction management services in conjunction with park, trail, and facility capital improvement projects managed by the Division of Design and Construction of the Recreation and Parks Department by $275,000.00. This ordinance will also authorize the Director of Recreation and Parks to modify an existing contract with OHM Advisors for staff augmentation. The original contract was $75,000.00 and will be modified by $358,610.00 for a new contract total of $433,610.00.

Background: Ordinance 2453-2018 originally established an ACPO for the future award of contracts for Architectural, Engineering, and Construction Management Services. With the recent vacancies experienced by the Department, the need to augment staff has increased from what was originally anticipated. Contracts will continue to be awarded to Consultants that have been pre-qualified as previously authorized in Ordinance 2453-2018. Services that will be provided by this requested increase include:

· Professional Architectural/Engineering Services
· Construction Management and Inspection Services

PO174779, in the amount of $75,000.00 was established in early June 2019 with OHM Advisors for staff augmentation services after a project manager’s resignation. This contract was authorized per the terms of 2453-2018. Two more project managers vacated their positions soon after this contract was established. Three of the four positions that manage projects for the Department are currently vacant, creating an urgent need for more staff augmentation in order to keep many projects on course. This ordinance will authorize the modification of PO174779 by $358,610.00 for a total new contract total of $433,610.00. This modification will be funded by the auditor’s certificates established by Ordinance 2453-2018 and this or...

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