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File #: 22-0792    Version: 1 Name: 6/6/22 Resolution with Wade-Trim Associates, Inc. for Project Management & Engineering Contracts
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/6/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/6/2022 Final action: 6/6/2022
Enactment date: 6/6/2022 Enactment #: R-22-174
Title: Resolution to Authorize Professional Services Agreements with Wade Trim Associates, Inc. and Spalding DeDecker Associates, Inc. for Project Management and Civil Engineering Services (Estimated $1,500,000 Annual Total Average)
Attachments: 1. 2022 Wade Trim PSA.pdf, 2. 2022 Spalding DeDecker PSA.pdf
Title
Resolution to Authorize Professional Services Agreements with Wade Trim Associates, Inc. and Spalding DeDecker Associates, Inc. for Project Management and Civil Engineering Services (Estimated $1,500,000 Annual Total Average)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and consideration is a resolution authorizing Professional Services Agreements with Wade Trim Associates, Inc. (Wade Trim) and Spalding DeDecker Associates, Inc. (SDA) 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 agreements are intended to supplement the Engineering Unit's existing staff by providing additional project management support, as well as all of the engineering and support services necessary to fully plan, design, and execute capital improvement projects for the City of Ann Arbor.

On April 4, 2022, the City received proposals in response to Request for Proposal (RFP) No. 22-17 from three professional engineering firms. The RFP required each consultant to submit a statement of qualifications, work plan, fee schedule, and resumes of personnel that it proposed were qualified and available to work on City projects. A selection committee comprised of Engineering staff reviewed the proposals and determined which firms were most qualified to perform the...

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