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File #: 1752-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/13/2022 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/11/2022 Final action: 7/14/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to modify and increase the professional engineering services agreement with Black & Veatch Corporation, for the Division of Sewerage & Drainage’s Wastewater Treatment Facilities Upgrade, General Program #4 Project; to authorize a transfer and expenditure up to $500,000.00 within the Sanitary Sewer General Obligation Bond Fund; and to amend the 2021 Capital Improvement Budget. ($500,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1752-2022 Information, 2. ORD 1752-2022 Utilization, 3. ORD 1752-2022 Funding
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to modify and increase the existing professional engineering services agreement with Black & Veatch Corporation, for the Division of Sewerage & Drainage’s Wastewater Treatment Facilities (WWTF) Upgrade, General Program #4 Project, CIP No. 650360-100002.

This agreement will provide Overall Engineering Consultant (OEC) Services for said project. OEC services include providing technical and engineering assistance to the City and its design professionals in planning and coordination of the work. Additional information relating to project tasks can be found on the attachment “ORD 1752-2022”.

Modification No. 2 (current) is unplanned and needed to provide funding for two new projects: the newly announced Intel facility and the existing CEPT treatment system at Southerly. (The CEPT system at Southerly requires a detailed treatment effectiveness study as a part of the new Ohio EPA NPDES permit that became effective January 2022).

Community Planning Area: 99 - Citywide

1.1 Amount of additional funds to be expended: $500,000.00
Original Contract $1,000,000 PO034617
Modification #1 $1,000,000 PO095735
Renewal #1 $1,000,000 PO153882
Renewal # 2 $1,609,900 PO209574
Renewal # 3 $1,000,000 PO264043
Renewal # 4 $1,000,000 PO308100
Modification #2 (current) $500,000 (current)
CURRENT PROPOSED TOTAL $7,109,900

1.2. Reasons additional goods/services could not be foreseen:
A modification of funds for the 6th year of the 6-year agreement was planned, however, work under this modification is unplanned due to two new projects mentioned above.

1.3. Reason other procurement processes are not used:
The original agreement was set up as a 6-year effort funded by annual renewals as it includes tasks that stretch across several funding years, and because the nature of the work requires the firm to develop a deep and detailed understanding of our plants and how we ope...

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