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File #: 20-0822    Version: 1 Name: 7/6/20 2020 Sewer Televising and Cleaning
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/6/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/6/2020 Final action: 7/6/2020
Enactment date: 7/6/2020 Enactment #: R-20-258
Title: Resolution to Award Sewer Televising and Cleaning Construction Contracts to Taplin Group, LLC (Not-to-Exceed $3,364,492.95) and Pipetek Infrastructure Services, LLC (Not-to-Exceed $3,429,675.00) for Two-Year Durations (RFP # 20-20)
Attachments: 1. RFP_20-20_Document.pdf, 2. RFP_20-20_Addendum1.pdf, 3. RFP_20-20_ProposalTab.pdf, 4. RFP_20-20_Contract_Taplin.pdf, 5. RFP_20-20_Contract_Pipetek.pdf
Title
Resolution to Award Sewer Televising and Cleaning Construction Contracts to Taplin Group, LLC (Not-to-Exceed $3,364,492.95) and Pipetek Infrastructure Services, LLC (Not-to-Exceed $3,429,675.00) for Two-Year Durations (RFP # 20-20)
Memorandum
Attached for your approval is a resolution to award two separate 2-year construction contracts to Taplin Group, LLC and Pipetek Infrastructure Services, LLC to perform inspection and cleaning services for existing sanitary and storm infrastructure.

Public Works utilizes outside contractors to supplement in-house televising and cleaning operations performed on the sanitary sewer and stormwater systems. Securing outside assistance at this time is critical to evaluate the remainder of the sanitary sewage collection system by May 15, 2022 pursuant to the Administrative Consent Order (ACO) with the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE). For the stormwater televising portion of these contracts, the televising is a level of service increase that was planned and represents improved pro-active system maintenance of the underground infrastructure.

RFP # 20-20 was advertised on the City's website and on the Michigan Inter-Governmental Trade Network (MITN) website. Six (6) proposals were received and publicly opened on April 28, 2020. The RFP required that firms submit information listing professional qualifications, past involvement with similar projects, and a fee proposal. A selection committee of Public Works staff reviewed the proposals and selected the firms most qualified to perform the required services. The firms were evaluated and scored on the following criteria:

* Professional Qualifications (40%)

* Past Involvement with Similar Projects (30%)

* Fee Proposal (30%)

After reviewing and scoring the proposals, staff ranked the responding firms in the following order:

1. Pipetek Infrastructure Services, LLC

2. Taplin Group, LLC

3. Elite Pipeline Services

4. Inland Water Pollutio...

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