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File #: 17-1449    Version: 1 Name: 10/16/17 - Project Management & Civil Engineering Services Contract
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/16/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/16/2017 Final action: 10/16/2017
Enactment date: 10/16/2017 Enactment #: R-17-397
Title: Resolution to Authorize a Professional Services Agreements with Wade Trim Associates, Inc. for Project Management and Civil Engineering Services (estimated $2,000,000.00 annual average)
Attachments: 1. Wade Trim PSA.pdf
Title
Resolution to Authorize a Professional Services Agreements with Wade Trim Associates, Inc. for Project Management and Civil Engineering Services (estimated $2,000,000.00 annual average)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and consideration is a resolution authorizing a Professional Services Agreement with Wade Trim Associates, Inc. (Wade Trim) for project management and civil engineering services.

The Engineering Unit is responsible for shepherding capital improvement projects all the way from planning through construction. These responsibilities include all of the details related to project scoping, budgeting, scheduling, engaging with the public and other stakeholders, communication, grant application and administration, engineering design, plan review, permitting, acquiring easements or right-of-way, assembling specifications and contract documents, reviewing construction bids, construction administration, and project closeout.

The volume of projects in the City's Capital Improvements Plan exceed the capacity of the Engineering Unit's staff, both at the present and into the near future. The proposed professional services agreement is intended to supplement the Engineering Unit's existing staff by providing an additional project manager, as well as all of the necessary engineering and support services necessary to fully plan, design, and execute a capital improvement project for the City of Ann Arbor.

In July 2017, a request for proposal for Project Management and Civil Engineering Services was issued (RFP No. 17-19), and proposals were received from six consultants on August 11, 2017. A team of staff members reviewed the proposals, interviewed three of the proposing firms, and selected Wade Trim based on their professional qualifications, past experience, work plan, and fee quotations. Wade Trim provided the required Living Wage and Non-Discrimination Compliance Forms with their proposals.

It is anticipated that it will take time for Wade Trim and...

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