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File #: 62927    Version: 1 Name: MSA TID Blight Studies Contract
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/9/2020 In control: Economic Development Division
On agenda: 12/1/2020 Final action: 12/1/2020
Enactment date: 12/7/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00804
Title: Authorizing the execution of a contract with MSA Professional Services, Inc. and the expenditure of up to $100,000 for Survey of Condition (“Blight Study”) Services for the creation of Tax Increment Districts (“TIDs”) and Redevelopment Districts.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. 01. 2020 Blight Study Request for Proposal.pdf, 2. Cost Proposal_MSA_Professional_Services__RFP # 8962-0-2020-AH.pdf.pdf, 3. Proposal_MSA_Professional_Services__RFP # 8962-0-2020-AH.pdf

Fiscal Note

Funding for the proposed contracted blight study services is included in PCED-Office of the Director’s 2021 Adopted Operating Budget. The annual cost of blight study services usually ranges from $15,000 to $30,000 with some years having no blight studies. The proposed contract is for up to $100,000 across a four-year period. No additional City appropriation is required.

Title

Authorizing the execution of a contract with MSA Professional Services, Inc. and the expenditure of up to $100,000 for Survey of Condition (“Blight Study”) Services for the creation of Tax Increment Districts (“TIDs”) and Redevelopment Districts.

Body

WHEREAS, from time to time, the City of Madison (“City”) desires to create TIDs as authorized under WI State Statute 66.1105; and

 

WHEREAS, from time to time, the Community Development Authority of the City of Madison (“CDA”) desires to create Redevelopment Districts under WI State Statues 66.1333; and

 

WHEREAS, both of these actions require the completion of a Blight Study; and

 

WHEREAS, under MGO 4.26(3) service contracts of more than three years in duration require approval of the Common Council, and;

 

WHEREAS, the City of Madison issued Request for Proposals #8962-0-2020-AH (the “RFP”) for Blight Study Consultant Services on July 24, 2020, with responses due on September 25, 2020; and

 

WHEREAS, MSA Professional Services, Inc. submitted a proposal, which was reviewed by City Staff and determined to best meet all of the requirements of the RFP; and

 

WHEREAS, City Staff wishes to be prepared to respond to requests for Blight Studies while ensuring compliance with Madison General Ordinance 4.26(3) and (5):

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council approves the expenditure of up to $100,000 for the completion of Blight Studies as required to create TIDs and Redevelopment Districts, and;

 

BE IT STILL FURTHER RESOLVED, that the contract shall be for a period of one (1) year, with three additional one year renewals, with the maximum amount of $100,000 for the full four (4) years, and;

 

BE IT STILL FURTHER RESOLVED, at its sole discretion, by March 1 of each contract year, the City may opt to renew the contract for up to three (3) subsequent one (1) year terms.  Any such renewals shall be effective upon mutual written agreement of both parties.  The Finance Director or designee is authorized to execute renewal document(s) on behalf of the City, and;

 

BE IT STILL FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute a contract with MSA Professional Services, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $100,000 over a four (4) year period, in a form approved by the City Attorney.