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File #: 19-2233    Version: 1 Name: 12/16/19 - S University Pavement and Utilities Improvement Project City/UM Agreement
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/16/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/16/2019 Final action: 12/16/2019
Enactment date: 12/16/2019 Enactment #: R-19-568
Title: Resolution to Approve an Agreement with the Regents of the University of Michigan for the South University Pavement and Utility Improvements Project ($2,980,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 2018-036 Project Vicinity Map.pdf, 2. S University City-UM Agreement_FINAL.pdf, 3. S University City-UM Agreement EXHIBIT A_FINAL.pdf, 4. S University City-UM Agreement EXHIBIT B_FINAL_Rev 2019-12-06.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve an Agreement with the Regents of the University of Michigan for the South University Pavement and Utility Improvements Project ($2,980,000.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and consideration for approval, please find a resolution to authorize an agreement between the City of Ann Arbor ("City") and the Regents of the University of Michigan ("University") for the South University Pavement and Utility Improvements Project, which will extend from South State Street to East University Avenue. The agreement identifies each party's responsibilities and cost allocation for the project.

The City and University desired to improve underground utilities and infrastructure, storm water management, and the pavement condition along South University Avenue, and agreed to work collaboratively on the design and construction of this project. Key components include:
* The consolidation of three water mains (two City owned and one University owned) into one City owned main
* Upgrades to the storm sewer system to better manage storm water runoff
* Sanitary sewer lining
* University-owned tunnel, high voltage electrical, and water main work;
* Street resurfacing

Other improvements include some curb and gutter replacements, sidewalk and hardscape work; and for pedestrian safety purposes, minor street lighting additions and the removal and reinstallation of pedestrian crossing signals; and other ancillary work. Combining all of these into a single contract will minimize the overall cost, City staff time, and disruption to the community. More detailed project summary and scope information, together with the project background, can be found in Exhibit A to the Agreement (attached).

The University, with City approval, contracted with OHM Advisors ("Consultant") to conduct the project design. City and University staff worked together with the Consultant throughout the design process, and as part of this process determined both the City's and Univers...

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