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File #: 17-0002    Version: 1 Name: 3/6/17 - Stantec PSA Renewal for Inspection Services
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/6/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/6/2017 Final action: 3/6/2017
Enactment date: 3/6/2017 Enactment #: R-17-060
Title: Resolution to Authorize Renewal of Professional Services Agreement with Stantec Consulting Michigan, Inc. for General Construction Inspection Services ($500,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 2017 Stantec PSA Constr Insp Renewal.pdf
Title
Resolution to Authorize Renewal of Professional Services Agreement with Stantec Consulting Michigan, Inc. for General Construction Inspection Services ($500,000.00)
Memorandum
We recommend your approval of the attached resolution authorizing renewal of a Professional Services Agreement with Stantec Consulting Michigan, Inc. (Stantec) for 2017 in the amount of $500,000.00 for general construction inspection services.

The Project Management Services Unit (PMSU) provides inspection for construction of capital projects and private development projects within the City's right-of-way. The construction inspector's tasks include oversight of contractor activities, enforcement of construction standards (e.g., materials and methods), and measurement of pay item quantities. These tasks are critical to the success of any construction project.

Due to the fluctuation of construction activity throughout the year (light in the winter and heavy in the summer), the level of staffing within PMSU must often be supplemented in the warmer months to provide sufficient inspection for all of the planned projects. Based on the number of planned capital projects and anticipated volume of private development, PMSU is expecting a need for additional inspectors to help cover all of the construction activities.

In December 2015, a Request for Proposal (RFP-957) was issued for Construction Inspection Services for 2016, and proposals from six consulting firms were received on January 22, 2016. A team of staff members reviewed all of the proposals and narrowed the selection to five consulting firms whose fee quotations were opened and evaluated. Based on their professional qualifications, past experience with the City, available resources, and fee quotations, Stantec was selected as one of the firms to be awarded a professional services agreement for the work. That professional services agreement was approved by Council on April 4, 2016 for an amount of $200,000.00. On Novembe...

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