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File #: 15-15337    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/1/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 4/26/2021 Final action:
Title: Airport Ramp Dual Taxilane Design Contract
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Airport Ramp Dual Taxilane Design Contract




A.                     Approve a contract in the amount of $1,213,454 with RS&H Architects-Engineers-Planners, Inc. for design services for the Airport Ramp Dual Taxilane project, and


B.                     Authorize the City Manager to amend the contract consistent with the purpose for which the contract was approved.



Staff Resource(s):

Haley Gentry, Aviation

Jack Christine, Aviation



§                     This project will provide the capacity to simultaneously taxi two aircraft around Concourses D and E to alleviate congestion of aircraft taxi operations.

§                     This contract will provide field survey, geotechnical investigation, engineering, design, and bidding services for the Ramp Dual Taxilane project.

§                     On March 20, 2020, the city issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ); 13 responses were received.

§                     RS&H Architects-Engineers-Planners, Inc. is the best qualified firm to meet the city’s needs based on demonstrated competence and qualification of professional services in response to the RFQ requirements.

§                     Design is anticipated to be completed by December of 2021. Aviation intends to return to City Council in the Spring of 2022 with a contract amendment to include construction administration services.

§                     This activity is occurring on Airport property, located in Council District 3.


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

The city negotiates subcontracting participation after the firm is selected for this service contract. RS&H Architects-Engineers-Planners, Inc. has committed 19.95% ($242,082) of the total contract amount to the following certified firms:

§                     CES Group, LLP (DBE) ($155,000) (surveying)

§                     McGuiness Unlimited, Inc. (DBE) ($44,740) (cost estimation)

§                     Capstone Civil Engineering (DBE) ($42,342) (geotechnical services)


Fiscal Note

Funding:  Aviation Capital Investment Plan