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File #: BILL NO. 21-213    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/28/2021 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 10/19/2021
Title: An Ordinance approving the award of RFQ No. 2021-076 for professional engineering services for a Stormwater Utility Rate and Implementation Study to Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC, for an amount not to exceed $457,662.00, and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement for the same. (PWC 10/11/21)
Sponsors: Public Works Admin & Engineering, Binger, George
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Agreement (Exhibit 1 to Ordinance), 3. RFQ 2021-076 Final Ranking
Related files: 2020-3749, 2018-1949, 2016-0430, 2016-0555, BILL NO. 21-52
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An Ordinance approving the award of RFQ No. 2021-076 for professional engineering services for a Stormwater Utility Rate and Implementation Study to Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC, for an amount not to exceed $457,662.00, and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement for the same. (PWC 10/11/21)

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Issue/Request:
An Ordinance approving the award of RFQ No. 2021-076 for professional engineering services for a Stormwater Utility Rate and Implementation Study to Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC, for an amount not to exceed $457,662.00, and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement for the same.

Key Issues:
· A stormwater utility was recommended by the 2004 Citizen Stormwater Task Force, the 2009 LS 360 Strategic Plan, and the 2019 iGNITE Comprehensive Plan.

· The City's Public Works Committee has thoroughly researched and reviewed the benefits of a stormwater utility in addressing the significant unfunded and ongoing stormwater maintenance needs of the community.

· Funding for a Stormwater Utility Rate and Implementation Study (hereinafter "Study") was authorized pursuant to Ordinance No. 9104 on March 16, 2021.

· City staff publicly advertised RFQ No. 2021-076 to conduct a qualification-based selection process for professional services to perform the Study.

· After submittal reviews and interviews with firms, Black and Veatch Management Consulting, LLC (hereinafter "Engineer") was determined the most qualified firm to undertake such an assignment.

· Following successful scope and fee negotiations, the City desires to enter into an agreement with the Engineer for the Study.


Proposed Committee Motion:
I move to recommend to City Council approval of an Ordinance approving the award of RFQ No. 2021-076 for professional engineering services for a Stormwater Utility Rate and Implementation Study to Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC, for an amount not to exceed $457,662.00, and authorizing the City Manage...

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