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File #: 19-2107    Version: 1 Name: 12/16/19 - Stantec Inspection Services Amendment #2
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/16/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/16/2019 Final action: 12/16/2019
Enactment date: 12/16/2019 Enactment #: R-19-561
Title: Resolution to Approve Amendment No. 2 to the Professional Services Agreement with Stantec Consulting Michigan, Inc. for Construction Inspection Services ($1,000,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Stantec Amendment 2.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve Amendment No. 2 to the Professional Services Agreement with Stantec Consulting Michigan, Inc. for Construction Inspection Services ($1,000,000.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and approval is a resolution to authorize Amendment No. 2 to the Professional Services Agreement with Stantec Consulting Michigan, Inc. (Stantec) for construction inspection services.

The Engineering Unit provides inspection for the construction of capital projects and private development projects within the City. Inspectors' tasks include oversight of contractor activities, enforcement of construction standards, and measurement of pay-item quantities. These tasks are critical to the success of any construction project.

Due to fluctuation of construction activity throughout the year (lighter in the winter and heavier in the summer), the level of staffing in the Engineering Unit must often be supplemented to provide required inspections.

The original agreement (approved by City Council on January 16, 2018) provided for two one-year extensions to be approved administratively, however failed to allow for a corresponding increase in the contract amount. This amendment, along with Amendment No. 1 (approved by City Council on October 1, 2018), will extend this contract through the 2020 construction season, at which time a new Request For Proposals will be issued by staff to solicit new proposals for inspection services work starting in 2021.

Due to the amount of work performed on private development projects in the 2018 and 2019 construction seasons, the need for consulting inspection services has been significantly higher than anticipated. This volume of work led to the increase of $450,000.00 via Amendment No. 1. It is anticipated that Amendment No. 2 will be sufficient to sustain these services through the 2020 construction season to adequately provide construction inspection for all projects. This amendment will bring the total contract amount wit...

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