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File #: 16-0110    Version: 2 Name: 3/10/16 Resolution for Organics Management Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/10/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/10/2016 Final action: 3/10/2016
Enactment date: 3/10/2016 Enactment #: R-16-084
Title: Resolution to Award a Contract with CB&I Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc., for Organics Management Plan ($204,690.00) and Contingency ($20,469.00) (RFP No. 951) and Appropriate Funds from Solid Waste Fund Fund Balance ($125,159.00) (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. RFP 951 CBI Organics Managment Plan Contract, 2. CBI organics Proposal
Title
Resolution to Award a Contract with CB&I Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc., for Organics Management Plan ($204,690.00) and Contingency ($20,469.00) (RFP No. 951) and Appropriate Funds from Solid Waste Fund Fund Balance ($125,159.00) (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
Attached for your consideration is a resolution to approve a contract with CB&I Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc., for professional services to develop a comprehensive Organics Management Plan for the City. In May of 2015, City Council amended the FY16 Solid Waste Operating and Maintenance Budget (Resolution R-15-169) with a $100,000.00 increase from the Solid Waste Fund fund balance to develop a Comprehensive Organics Management Plan for City Council to consider, including funding and program recommendations. Recognizing that this plan will be the foundation to what could become a new major program for the City requiring significant resources, staff determined that outside resources are needed to develop this plan.

The City issued RFP No. 934 to solicit proposals from consultant firms to perform this work. This RFP was promoted to environmental consultants, and was posted on BidNet. Only one proposal was received. Staff then reassessed the original RFP, rewrote the scope of work to include more clearly defined and detailed goals and tasks, and issued it under RFP No. 951. The City received two proposals in response to this second RFP and interviewed both respondents. Based on the proposal review and interviews, CB&I Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. was found to meet the needs and requirements identified in the RFP, and was selected based on the quality of their work plan and related experience.

This project will review a comprehensive range of criteria that will be considered in evaluating options and developing recommendations to initiate a comprehensive organics management program in the City, including: diversion potential; costs; convenience for residents and businesses; co...

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