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File #: 19-0511    Version: 2 Name: 4/15/19 LG Design, Inc. (Jacobs) UV Disinfection Design PSA Amendment No. 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/15/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/15/2019 Final action: 4/15/2019
Enactment date: 4/15/2019 Enactment #: R-19-161
Title: Resolution for Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with LG Design, Inc., for Professional Engineering Services for the Water Treatment Plant UV Disinfection System Project ITB No. 4568 ($229,255.00)
Attachments: 1. Amendment 1_LG Designs (Jacobs)PSA.pdf, 2. R-18-418_Jacobs UV Design Legislation Details.pdf
Title
Resolution for Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with LG Design, Inc., for Professional Engineering Services for the Water Treatment Plant UV Disinfection System Project ITB No. 4568 ($229,255.00)
Memorandum
This memorandum and resolution requests approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with LG Design, Inc. (formerly known as CH2M and a wholly owned subsidiary of Jacobs Engineering, Inc.) for the Water Treatment Plant UV Disinfection System Project, ITB No. 4568 ($229,255.00).

In June 2017 the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) notified the City of Ann Arbor that their drinking water supply contained levels of Cryptosporidium (a waterborne parasite) that require additional protection to comply with the EPA Long-term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2) drinking-water regulations. MDEQ stated that compliance for treatment was required by June 2020.

Subsequently, in 2017 the City hired LG Design, Inc. to perform a study to evaluate alternatives for compliance, resulting in the recommendation for implementation of ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection to comply with the necessary drinking water regulations.

In August 2018, LG Design, Inc. was hired by the City to develop the conceptual design of the UV system, which was subsequently approved by MDEQ. In October of 2018, a Resolution for design services with LG Design, Inc. was approved by Council to perform detailed design and prepare construction documents for the WTP UV Disinfection System. The goal of this project is to comply with the MDEQ June 2020 deadline for additional Cryptosporidium protection. LG Design, Inc.'s original scope included preliminary investigation, detailed design, construction document preparation and bid phase assistance.

LG Design, Inc. is uniquely positioned to successfully execute this project. LG Design Inc.'s experience with navigating MDEQ regulations and acceptance criteria was cr...

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