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File #: 20-5714   
Type: Misc - Professional Services Agreements
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 10/29/2020
Posting Language: Ordinance approving an amendment to the Agreement with Atlas Organics Development, LLC for the organics processing facility development for the Solid Waste Management Department's organics program with an increase in an amount of $300,000 for a total payment of $5,828,749 for electrical infrastructure improvements to be constructed at the Nelson Gardens Landfill. Funding for this amendment is available in the Solid Waste Operating and Maintenance Fund. [David W. McCary, CPM, Assistant City Manager; David Newman, Director, Solid Waste Management Department]
Attachments: 1. Agreement, 2. Atlas Electrical Budget, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Draft Attachment 20-5714 RFCA AMD ONE Atlas Facility Development, 5. Signed Agreement, 6. Ordinance 2020-10-29-0777
DEPARTMENT: Solid Waste Management Department

DEPARTMENT HEAD: David Newman

COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide

SUBJECT:

Organic Material Processing Contract Amendment

SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes an amendment for a $300,000 increase to the contract amount with Atlas Organics Development, LLC (Atlas) for design and construction of electrical infrastructure to support operations of the organic material processing facility at the Nelson Gardens Landfill.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The City of San Antonio ("City"), through the Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD), currently has an agreement with Atlas Organics Development, LLC ("Atlas"), pursuant to Ordinance No. 2020-04-09-0250 which was passed and approved by City Council on April 9, 2020.

Ordinance No. 2020-04-09-0250 authorized a ten year agreement and lease with Atlas Organics CU05, to begin January 1, 2021, for the processing of organic material for the City. It also authorized an agreement for facility development at the City's Nelson Gardens Landfill with Atlas Organics Development, LLC, an affiliate of Atlas Organics CU05, for a payment of $5,528,749 to design and construct the organic material processing facility and install the equipment to run the facility. This facility and the equipment will belong to the City.

In the FY2020 Annual Budget, the City Council approved a budget of $300,000 for electrical infrastructure improvements to be installed at the Nelson Gardens landfill to support a proposed electric-powered brush grinder. Atlas is purchasing and will be operating an electric-powered grinder for the facility under the existing contract. Therefore, the City no longer has a need to purchase an electric-powered grinder for this location. The electrical infrastructure is still required, however, and includes the extension of electrical cabling from CPS Energy, an electrical transformer and switchgear. This ordinance authorizes the previously budgeted FY2020 dollars t...

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