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File #: 10-0980    Version: 1 Name: 10/18/10 - Village Oaks-Chaucer Court PSA
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/18/2010 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/18/2010 Final action: 10/18/2010
Enactment date: 10/18/2010 Enactment #: R-10-365
Title: Resolution to Approve a Professional Services Agreement with Wade Trim, Inc. for Engineering Services for the Village Oaks - Chaucer Court Drainage Area Study ($54,991.00)
Attachments: 1. 2010_10_18_Village Oaks Chaucer
Title
Resolution to Approve a Professional Services Agreement with Wade Trim, Inc. for Engineering Services for the Village Oaks - Chaucer Court Drainage Area Study ($54,991.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and approval, please find a resolution approving a professional services agreement for engineering services in the amount of $54,991.00 with Wade Trim, Inc. (WT).

During certain storm events, the area between the west boundary of the Village Oaks Subdivision and the east boundary of the Landsdowne Subdivision near Chaucer Court has experienced extensive backyard flooding and occurrences of basement flooding. Reports of flooding in this area date back to the 1980’s. A relief sewer was constructed in 1991 to address flooding issues in this area, but flooding problems have persisted.
Working collaboratively with the local residents, a Request for Proposals was issued for engineering services to evaluate the watershed and make recommendations for improvements. We received proposals from nine consulting engineering firms for the requested study. A selection committee reviewed the submitted proposals. The selection committee consisted of staff from the Systems Planning Unit and representatives from the Village Oaks-Chaucer Court neighborhoods. Based on the proposals received, the top four consultant teams were selected for follow-up presentations and interviews. The selection committee chose WT for this project based on their proposal, project organization, past experience, project staff, and their competitive fee schedule.
The proposed agreement between WT and the City of Ann Arbor includes all the required engineering services to perform the study. Funding for this project is available in the approved Stormwater capital budget.

WT received Human Rights approval on June 2, 2010 and Living Wage approval on April 29, 2010. All personnel involved with this project will receive a “living” wage. The form of the agreement with WT is the standard ...

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