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File #: 66216    Version: 1 Name: Amending the Water Utility Capital Budget to transfer existing budget authority from the Felland Rd Water Main project to the Unit Well 16 Emergency Repair project (19th AD).
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/29/2021 In control: Water Utility
On agenda: 7/6/2021 Final action: 7/6/2021
Enactment date: 7/12/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00483
Title: Amending the Water Utility Capital Budget to transfer existing budget authority from the Felland Rd Water Main project to the Unit Well 16 Emergency Repair project (19th AD).
Sponsors: Keith Furman, Nasra Wehelie
Attachments: 1. Municipal Well & Pump - Non-Competitive Selection Request - June 2021.pdf, 2. uw 16 scope.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
7/6/20211 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24 & 2.25 - 15 Votes RequiredPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/20211 Water Utility RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - REPORT OF OFFICER  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution amends the Adopted Water Utility Capital Budget by authorizing a net-neutral transfer of existing budget authority from the Felland Rd Water Main Extension project to the Unit Well 16 Emergency Repair Project. This transfer will be used to support emergency repairs at Unit Well #16.
The Water Utility adopted Capital Budget will be amended to reflect the following transfers:
($150,000) 12327-86-179 - FELLAND RD/LIEN RD WTR MAIN EXTEN
$150,000 12682-86-150 - UW#16 EMERGENCY REPAIR
No additional appropriation is required.
Title
Amending the Water Utility Capital Budget to transfer existing budget authority from the Felland Rd Water Main project to the Unit Well 16 Emergency Repair project (19th AD).
Body
WHEREAS, the adopted 2020 Water Utility Capital Budget allocated budget authority for water main extensions on Felland Rd within the ‘Water Mains - New’ program budgets. Favorable bids and project scheduling allowed for the project to be completed under the originally anticipated project budget.
WHEREAS, on May 18, 2021 a mechanical equipment failure at Unit Well 16 resulted in the existing Lakos sand separator and conduit piping within the well to become disconnected from the well shaft and settle to the bottom of the existing borehole, rendering the well out-of-service.
WHEREAS, extended and unseasonably dry, hot weather has increased water supply demand throughout the system, however areas on the west and far-west side of Madison have increasingly been struggling to meet water supply demands as a result of losing Unit Well 16.
WHEREAS, Madison Water Utility is currently proceeding with existing budget authority for the procurement of replacement mechanical components and related maintenance and equipment installation costs at Well 16.
WHEREAS, Madison Water Utility requested and received approval on June 9, 2021 from City of Madison Purchasing Services to proceed with non-competitive selection of Municipal Well & Pump, I...

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