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File #: 22-932    Name:
Type: Recommendation Status: Passed
File created: 7/25/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/8/2022 Final action: 8/8/2022
Title: Approval of a contract amendment with Freese and Nichols, Inc. for professional engineering services to provide third-party technical review of select preliminary engineering projects for the proposed 2023 Bond.

PRESENTER: Presenter

Garry Ford, Transportation and Capital Improvements Director

 

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SUBJECT: Title

Approval of a contract amendment with Freese and Nichols, Inc. for professional engineering services to provide third-party technical review of select preliminary engineering projects for the proposed 2023 Bond.

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DEPARTMENT: Transportation and Capital Improvements

 

 

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COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: All

 

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

On July 26, 2021, City Council approved an agreement with Freese & Nichols, Inc for the development of a Capital Improvement Plan. Currently, 8 roadway and 1 drainage projects identified in the Capital Improvement Plan are in preliminary design and are expected to need technical review. Freese & Nichols, inc. will verify project constraints and risks and verify the completeness of the preliminary reports as well as coordinate with a third-party estimator for the accuracy of the project cost.  Staff recommends a modification with Freese and Nichols, Inc. in the amount of $74,609.95 to provide professional third-party technical assistance to review conceptual, draft, and final geometric schematics.

 

 

 

ISSUE:

Continue an ongoing program of infrastructure, construction and maintenance.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

City Council previously approved the issuance of a $3 Million tax note to fund preliminary design associated with the 2023 Bond Program.  There are sufficient funds available to support this modification. Therefore, adequate funding is available.

 

 

 

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends approval of a contract amendment with Freese & Nichols, Inc. to provide third-party technical review of the selected projects.