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File #: 1511-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/22/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/27/2020 Final action: 7/30/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to renew an existing engineering agreement with CDM Smith, Inc. for the Blueprint Linden, Agler/Berrell Area project, to authorize the expenditure of up to $859,161.16 from the Sanitary General Obligation Bond Fund; and to amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget. ($859,161.16)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1511-2020 Utilization Form, 2. ORD 1511-2020 Funding Template

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to modify (Mod #2) an engineering agreement with CDM Smith, Inc. for the Blueprint Linden, Agler/Berrell Area project, CIP 650870-100703. The work performed to date includes review of existing information including record drawings and flooding complaints, field investigations and stakeholder interaction, surveying, hydrologic and hydraulic analyses of the existing sewer system and proposed improvements, production of a Preliminary Engineering Report and accompanying maps/exhibits summarizing the costs and benefits of the proposed improvements, and all associated meetings, etc.

The services to be performed under this contract modification include production of detailed design drawings and the associated technical specifications, meeting with stakeholders, submission of permit applications, and providing responses to all contractor inquires during the bidding process. Services also include review of construction shop drawings, responding to requests for information, attending construction progress meetings, performing construction site inspections, and production of record drawings.

Community Area is 40 - North Linden

1.1 Amount of additional funds to be expended: $859,161.16
Initial Contract: $1,599,336.26 EL016164
Modification #1: $1,183,791.76 PO048065
Modification #2: (current) $ 859,161.16
Total $3,642,289.18

1.2 Reasons additional goods/services could not be foreseen:
Throughout the course of detailed design locations for the proposed improvements that were thought to be available were determined not to be the case. City Landbank properties that were available early in the project no longer were available for DPU use, and locations within the right of way where improvements were proposed were prohibited by other City depart...

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