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File #: 2021-1071   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 7/20/2021
Title: Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Execute a First Amendment to Agreement with Schaaf & Wheeler for the Preparation of Engineering Documents for the Upgrade of the City of Alameda Sewer Pump Stations, Phase 5, to Extend the Term of the Agreement for Two Additional Years without Amending the Agreement Amount. (Public Works 50141600)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Agreement, 2. Exhibit 2 - First Amendment
Title

Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Execute a First Amendment to Agreement with Schaaf & Wheeler for the Preparation of Engineering Documents for the Upgrade of the City of Alameda Sewer Pump Stations, Phase 5, to Extend the Term of the Agreement for Two Additional Years without Amending the Agreement Amount. (Public Works 50141600)

Body

To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The City of Alameda (City) issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) on March 12, 2020, for preparation of engineering documents for the upgrade of the City's sewer pump stations, phase 5. Schaaf & Wheeler was awarded the contract on June 16, 2020. The contract expired on June 16, 2021, prior to completion of the design work. The consultant team has designed the majority of the pump station upgrade projects completed to date in the City. The consultant has proven to be responsive and possesses expert knowledge of pump station design. Staff is requesting an amendment to the agreement to extend the term only with Schaaf & Wheeler for preparation of engineering documents for the upgrade of the City's sewer pump stations, phase 5.

BACKGROUND

The City operates the local sanitary sewer collection system comprised of sewer pipes, pump stations, and other facilities. Some of this aging infrastructure has reached its life expectancy and requires rehabilitation. The City is upgrading existing sanitary sewer pump stations, as identified in the Sanitary Sewer Pump Station Master Plan, in accordance with requirements of the Consent Decree, and funded in City's Capital Improvement Program. The work entails designing improvements to pump station reliability, safety and capacity and to limits public health impacts associated with sanitary sewer overflows.

DISCUSSION

The term of original agreement terminated on June 16, 2021. A First Amendment to the Agreement is needed to extend the term with Schaaf & Wheeler for preparation of engineering docume...

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