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File #: 15-14621    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/9/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 12/14/2020 Final action:
Title: Cost Estimating and Analysis Services for Capital Investment Plan Projects
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Cost Estimating and Analysis Services for Capital Investment Plan Projects

A. Approve unit price contracts with the following companies for cost estimating and analysis services for an initial term of one year with the following companies:
* M. B. Kahn Construction Co., Inc.,
* Michael Baker International, Inc.,
* OCMI, Inc.,
* Paraclete Incorporated (MBE, SBE),
* PEG Contracting, Inc., and

B. Authorize the City Manager to renew the contracts for up to two, one-year terms with possible price adjustments and to amend the contracts consistent with the purpose for which the contracts were approved.

Staff Resource(s):
Phil Reiger, General Services
Jennifer Smith, General Services
Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

* These contracts will support recommendations identified in the Capital Project Management and Construction Manager At-Risk audit report completed in July 2020.
* Services will include performing project cost estimates, preparing independent construction cost estimates, performing economic analysis to assess the impact of cost escalation, and assisting staff in refining and executing best practices for project cost management.
* On May 26, 2020, the city issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ); 10 responses were received.
* The firms selected are the best qualified to meet the city's needs on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualification of professional services in response to the RFQ requirements.
* Total annual expenditures are estimated to be $1,500,000.

Charlotte Business INClusion
Paraclete Incorporated is a city certified MBE and SBE.

The city negotiates subcontracting participation after the proposal selection process (Part C: Section 2.1 (h) of the Charlotte Business INClusion Policy). On these contracts, the Prime Consultants have each committed 10.00% of the total contract amount to the following certified firms:

M. B. Kahn Construction Co., Inc.
Hearns Real Estate Solutions, LLC (MBE, ...

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