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File #: 19-1979    Version: 1 Name: 11/4/19 - Bergmann Amendment 3 FEMA Benefit Cost Analysis
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/4/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/4/2019 Final action: 11/4/2019
Enactment date: 11/4/2019 Enactment #: R-19-490
Title: Resolution to Approve an Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Bergmann Associates for Updates to the FEMA Benefit Cost Analysis for the Allen Creek Railroad Berm Opening Project ($10,740.00)
Attachments: 1. Bergmann Amd 3.pdf, 2. Site Plan
Title
Resolution to Approve an Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Bergmann Associates for Updates to the FEMA Benefit Cost Analysis for the Allen Creek Railroad Berm Opening Project ($10,740.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and approval, please find a resolution to approve Amendment Number 3 to the Professional Services Agreement (PSA) with Bergmann Associates in the amount of $10,740.00 for updates to the FEMA Benefit Cost Analysis for the subject project.

Background: This project will lower the floodplain depth at the railroad berm near the mouth of the Allen Creek in the vicinity of Depot Street and Main Street, just west of the Ann Arbor Amtrak Station. In addition, the project will install a large culvert beneath the railroad that will provide safe and legal access from the downtown area to the Board to Boarder Trail.

In November of 2018, Michigan State Police-Emergency Management Division (MSP-EM) notified the City Staff that the City has received a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant for the construction of the stormwater portion of the Allen Creek Berm Opening Project. The City has also been awarded a Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant, a Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund Grant, and a MDOT STP Urban Grant to fund a portion of the non-motorized elements of the Allen Creek Berm Opening Project.

In order to assist staff in development and preparing the construction plans, a request for proposal for Professional Engineering Services (RFP 984) was issued in September 2016. A team of staff members reviewed the proposals and selected Bergmann based on their professional qualifications, past experience, work plan, interview, and fee quotation. Bergmann was awarded the RFP and completed the design and prepared the construction plans for this project.

On July 15, 2019, City Council approved the construction contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation...

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