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File #: 15-15426    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/16/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 4/26/2021 Final action:
Title: Sanitary Sewer System Modeling and Support Services
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Sanitary Sewer System Modeling and Support Services




A.                     Approve unit price contracts for hydraulic modeling and support for the sanitary sewer capacity assurance program for an initial term of one year to the following:

-                     Brown and Caldwell,

-                     HDR Engineering, Inc. of the Carolinas, and


B.                     Authorize the City Manager to renew the contracts for up to three, 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):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

David Czerr, Charlotte Water

Keri Cantrell, Charlotte Water



§                     These contracts will provide hydraulic modeling, analytical tools, and support services necessary to confirm capacity for new sanitary sewer service connections or increased flows from existing connections to the sanitary sewer system, ensuring adequate system capacity to support growth and development.

§                     On August 17, 2020, the city issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ); five responses were received.

§                     The firms selected are the best qualified firms to meet the city’s needs on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualification of professional services in response to the RFQ requirements.

§                     Annual expenditures are estimated to be $240,000.


Charlotte Business INClusion

Per Charlotte Business INClusion Policy: Part C: Section 2.1(a), the city shall not establish Subcontracting Goals for Contracts where: (a) there are no subcontracting opportunities identified for the Contract; or (b) there are no MWBEs or SBEs certified to perform the scopes of work that the city regards as realistic opportunities for subcontracting.


These contracts meet the provisions of (a) - No subcontracting opportunities.


Fiscal Note

Funding: Charlotte Water Capital Investment Plan