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File #: 19-6366   
Type: Misc - Professional Services Agreements
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 10/31/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving an On-Call Professional Civil Engineering Services Agreement with Halff Associates, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $300,000.00 to provide civil engineering services for the Regional Storm Water Management Program for a one-year term, with the option to renew the agreement for an additional one-year extension under the same terms and conditions at the City’s discretion. Funding for this agreement is included and available in the Storm Water Regional Facilities Fund's FY 2020 Adopted Budget. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Interim Director, Transportation & Capital Improvements]
Attachments: 1. PSA_Regional Strm Water Management Program_Halff, 2. Evaluation Scoring_Engineering Consulting Services for Storm Water Management Program, 3. Ordinance 2019-10-31-0888
DEPARTMENT: Transportation & Capital Improvements


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Razi Hosseini, P.E., R.P.L.S.


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Professional Services Agreement: On-Call Civil Engineering Services for Regional Storm Water Management Program


SUMMARY:

An ordinance authorizing the execution of an On-Call Civil Engineering Services Agreement with Halff Associates, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $300,000.00 to provide civil engineering services for the Regional Storm Water Management Program. The agreement is for a one-year term with the option to renew the agreement for an additional one-year extension under the same terms and conditions at the City's discretion.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The City's Regional Storm Water Management Program (RSWMP) was first implemented in 1997 and has evolved through code and policy changes. The RSWMP provides for the administration, planning, design, construction and operational management of regional storm water facilities (RSWF). Regional storm water management analyzes potential flooding problems, identifies appropriate mitigation measures and selects site locations and design criteria for RSWF. These RSWF include, but are not limited to, regional detention and retention ponds, watershed protection, land purchase, waterway enlargement, channelization and improved conveyance structures. When it is determined increase runoff from a proposed development will not produce an adverse impact to other properties, the RSWMP allows developers to participate in the program by paying a fee-in-lieu-of detention (FILO) rather than constructing the on-site detention controls. The FILO is used to fund design and construction of regional storm water facilities.

In 2013, the FILO rate structure was revised so fee is determined by the amount of impervious area added at the time a property is developed. The rates were based relative to estimated construction costs for on-site detention facilities. In 2016, Tra...

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