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File #: 19-0327    Version: 1
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/26/2019 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Title: Approval of a Resolution Authorizing a Professional Services Agreement for the Elliott and Fir Street Reservoirs Seismic Retrofit Project
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Agreement, 3. Scope of Work and Cost Proposal, 4. Vicinity Map
Title
Approval of a Resolution Authorizing a Professional Services Agreement for the Elliott and Fir Street Reservoirs Seismic Retrofit Project

Recommended Action
Committee Recommendation:
Not referred to a committee.

City Manager Recommendation:
Move to approve a resolution authorizing the Professional Services Agreement with Gray & Osborne Inc., in the amount of $427,000.

Report
Issue:
Whether to approve a Professional Services Agreement for engineering design services with Gray & Osborne Inc.

Staff Contact:
Tim Richardson, P.E., Project Manager, Public Works Engineering, 360.753.8749

Presenter(s):
None - Consent Calendar Item.

Background and Analysis:
The Department of Health (DOH) awarded the City a $3,030,000 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) design and construction loan for a capital facilities project that will provide seismic retrofits to the Fir Street Reservoirs #1 and #2 and the Elliott Reservoir. The project will assess the current condition of the Fir Street Reservoirs and the Elliott Reservoir; design and construct retrofits to bring the reservoirs up to current standard seismic codes; and rehabilitate the associated McCormick Valve House. Gray & Osborne Inc. was selected through a competitive request for qualifications process to provide engineering services. This work will protect the City's drinking water supply by mitigating the risk of the collapse of the reservoirs in an earthquake event.

Neighborhood/Community Interests (if known):
Loss of any of these facilities in an earthquake would significantly jeopardize the Drinking Water Utility's ability to supply water to the community.

Options:
1. Approve a resolution authorizing the Professional Services Agreement with Gray & Osborne Inc., in the amount of $427,000. This allows the project to move forward. The City protects the drinking water supply by mitigating risk from future earthquakes.
2. Do not approve the agreement and direct staff to advertise for a different engi...

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