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File #: 67550    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the Finance Director or Designee to sign an amendment of a 3-year, competitively selected service contract with Stearns, Conrad and Schmidt Consulting Engineers (SCS Engineers) for environmental site assessment and remediation services to the
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/23/2021 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 10/19/2021
Enactment date: 10/25/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00710
Title: Authorizing the Finance Director or Designee to sign an amendment of a 3-year, competitively selected service contract with Stearns, Conrad and Schmidt Consulting Engineers (SCS Engineers) for environmental site assessment and remediation services to the City. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Grant Foster
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes an amendment to the contract with Stearns, Conrad, and Schmidt Consulting Engineers for environmental site assessment and remediation services. The contract was originally signed in March 2020 for a 3-year term at an amount not to exceed $100,000 annually. However, City agencies have used the contract more than initially anticipated. The Engineering Division proposes increasing the contract to $175,000 annually for the duration of the contract. City agencies will cover contract costs through their adopted budgets. No additional appropriation is required.
Title
Authorizing the Finance Director or Designee to sign an amendment of a 3-year, competitively selected service contract with Stearns, Conrad and Schmidt Consulting Engineers (SCS Engineers) for environmental site assessment and remediation services to the City. (Citywide)
Body
WHEREAS, City Engineering, City Planning, Community & Economic Development, and the Water Utility require environmental consulting services in order conduct environmental due diligence, environmental remediation, and well drilling and abandonment; and

WHEREAS, City Engineering worked with the Purchasing Division to issue RFP #8914 (“Environmental Consulting Services”) to solicit proposals for such services, and received 13 proposals in February 2020; and

WHEREAS, an evaluation team consisting of staff from Engineering and the Water Utility conducted a detailed evaluation, scored, and ranked each of the proposals using criteria including cost, skill, equipment, past performance, and references; interviewed the top two finalists and SCS Engineers was selected through this process; and

WHEREAS, the contract was signed by the Finance Director’s Designee in March 2020 at an amount not to exceed $100,000 per year for three years, and has been renewed once already; and

WHEREAS, since signing the contract, the services of SCS Engineers have been used more than anticipated by various City D...

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