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File #: 21-0951    Version: 2 Name: 6/7/21 Barton Pump Station Valve Improvement Project
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/21/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/21/2021 Final action: 6/21/2021
Enactment date: 6/21/2021 Enactment #: R-21-221
Title: Resolution to Adopt Final Project Plan for the Barton Pump Station Valve Improvement Project and Designate an Authorized Project Representative
Attachments: 1. council_project plan_dwsrf_barton ps_ann arbor_2075151507_20210607_combined.pdf
Title
Resolution to Adopt Final Project Plan for the Barton Pump Station Valve Improvement Project and Designate an Authorized Project Representative
Memorandum
This memorandum and resolution requests adoption of the final Project Plan for the Barton Pump Station Valve Improvement Project and designates Craig Hupy, the City of Ann Arbor's Public Services Area Administrator, as the Authorized Project Representative. A Project Plan is the first step in applying to the Finance Division, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) for a Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) loan.

The DWSRF is a low-interest loan program designed to assist water suppliers meet Michigan's Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) requirements. The City must first submit a Project Plan to be ranked on the Project Priority List (PPL) for consideration of federal and state-match funding sources. A final Project Plan must be submitted to EGLE by July 1st for review, scoring, and ranking in the PPL that will go into effect October 1st. The PPL ranks eligible projects based on factors that include drinking water quality, SDWA system reliability, and population. Based on available funding and PPL ranking, EGLE develops a milestone schedule with the community for projects receiving a DWSRF loan award. If successful, next steps for the City would include advertising the project for bid and selection of a general contractor. Award of this construction project would be presented to Council for their consideration and approval.

The Project Plan, prepared by Stantec Consulting Michigan, Inc., identifies the need to replace aging and inoperable valves and the associated piping at Barton Pump Station and install new air release valves on the 42-inch and 24-inch raw water transmission mains. The proposed improvements are necessary to assure operational control and system reliability for the City's critical raw source water supply infrastructure.

The Project Plan is based on...

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