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File #: 19-1470    Version: 1 Name: 8/19/19 - Pavement Condition Rating Services
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/19/2019 Final action: 8/19/2019
Enactment date: 8/19/2019 Enactment #: R-19-381
Title: Resolution to Approve a Professional Services Agreement with Hennessey Engineers, Inc. for Construction Engineering Services for Pavement Condition Rating Services ($54,580.00)
Attachments: 1. Hennessey PSA.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Professional Services Agreement with Hennessey Engineers, Inc. for Construction Engineering Services for Pavement Condition Rating Services ($54,580.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your approval is a resolution to approve a Professional Services Agreement (PSA) with Hennessey Engineers, Inc. (Hennessey) in the amount of $54,580.00 for pavement condition rating services.

The City of Ann Arbor sought professional services from a firm to perform pavement condition rating services for the City's paved street system and to develop statistical reports based on those ratings. The overall objective of this work is to provide an assessment of the City's progress toward reaching the target street condition goal of 80% of the City's streets to be scored as a 7 or better on the PASER rating system by 2026.

The contract with the selected firm will be a multi-year contract to perform pavement condition ratings every two years through 2025, beginning in the Fall of 2019. The City's Engineering Unit will oversee the direction and quality of work of the selected firm.

The City posted a request for proposals (RFP) to the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network (MITN) BidNet(r) website. In January of 2019, the City received proposals from seven firms. A selection committee comprised of City staff reviewed the proposals and determined the most qualified firms based on several criteria:

* Professional Qualifications & Past Experience (60%)
* Proposed Work Approach (20%)
* Fee Proposal (20%)

The RFP selection process requires an initial evaluation, after which the fee proposals are only opened for the top proposals. The selection committee completed the initial scoring based on qualifications, past projects, and the proposed work plan.

Based on the results, the selection committee determined that five of the seven firms were qualified, and fee proposals were opened from those firms. After opening fee proposals, staff elected to interview the...

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