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File #: 19-0907    Version: 1 Name: 6/3/19 - Traffic Signal Operational Study
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/3/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/3/2019 Final action: 6/3/2019
Enactment date: 6/3/2019 Enactment #: R-19-248
Title: Resolution to Approve a Professional Services Agreement with WSP Michigan, Inc. for the Traffic Signal Operational Study ($367,961.00)
Attachments: 1. 2019.04.26.psa.wsp.signal.ops.study.pdf

Title

Resolution to Approve a Professional Services Agreement with WSP Michigan, Inc. for the Traffic Signal Operational Study ($367,961.00)

Memorandum

Attached for your approval is a resolution authorizing a Professional Services Agreements with WSP Michigan, Inc. (WSP), for $367,961.00 for the Traffic Signal Operational Study Project. 

 

In April, the City received 3 proposals for this Project in response to Request for Proposal (RFP) No. 19-11.  An engineering staff selection committee reviewed the proposals and ranked the most qualified firms on the following criteria:

                     Professional Qualifications (20%)

                     Past Involvement with Similar Projects (30%)

                     Proposed Work Plan (30%)

                     Fee Proposal (20%)

Staff ranked the responding firms in the following order:

 

1.                     WSP

2.                     OHM Advisors

3.                     Hubbell, Roth & Clark, Inc.

 

Engineering staff has negotiated the scope of work and associated fee for this project, both of which are reflected in the contract being recommended for Council approval.  WSP complies with the City’s Non-Discrimination and Living Wage ordinances. 

 

Budget and Fiscal Impact:  Funding for this work is available in the approved FY 2019 Public Services Area, Major Street Fund Operations and Maintenance Budget.

Staff

Prepared by:  Raymond Hess, Transportation Manager

Reviewed by: Craig Hupy, Public Services Area Administrator

Approved by:  Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator

Body

Whereas, A Traffic Signal Operational Study is appropriate;

 

Whereas, A professional engineering firm should perform the Traffic Signal Operational Study;

 

Whereas, In response to RFP No. 19-11, the City received three proposals and selected the team led by WSP Michigan, Inc. (WSP) based its qualifications, involvement with similar projects, proposed work plan, and fee quotation; and

 

Whereas, WSP is in compliance with the requirements of the City’s Non-Discrimination and Living Wage Ordinances;

 

RESOLVED, That the City Council approve the professional services agreement with WSP in the amount of $367,961.00 for the Traffic Signal Operational Study;

 

RESOLVED, That a contingency amount of $40,000.00 be established and that the City Administrator be authorized to approve change orders to the professional services agreement with WSP, for a total amount not to exceed $407,961.00 in order to satisfactorily complete the project;

 

RESOLVED, That the funding for this project be made available without regard to fiscal year;

 

RESOLVED, That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to execute said agreements after approval as to form by the City Attorney and approval as to substance by the City Administrator; and

 

RESOLVED, That the City Administrator be authorized to take the necessary administrative actions to implement this resolution.