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File #: 15-17131    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Business Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/4/2022 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 1/24/2022 Final action:
Title: 2022 City Bridge Inspection Contracts
Attachments: 1. Bridge Inspections Resolution, 2. BO_2022 Bridges, 3. 2022 Non-Qualifying Bridge List, 4. 2022 Qualifying Bridge List
Title
2022 City Bridge Inspection Contracts

Action
Action:
A. Approve a contract in the amount of $110,153.82 with Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, L.L.P. for the inspection of bridges not qualifying for federal funds,

B. Approve a contract in the amount of $847,394.77 with Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, L.L.P. for the inspection of bridges that qualify for federal funds administered by the North Carolina Department of Transportation,

C. Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Municipal Agreement with the North Carolina Department of Transportation to share the cost of inspecting 184 City-maintained bridges and culverts in the amount of $677,915.82, and

D. Adopt a budget ordinance appropriating $677,915.82 from the North Carolina Department of Transportation for bridge inspections into the General Capital Projects Fund.

Body
Staff Resource(s):
Liz Babson, Transportation
Geoff Sloop, Transportation

Explanation
* The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) mandates that bridges and culverts be inspected every two years.
* Bridges are inspected for structural adequacy, safety, and functionality.
* Bridges that are greater than 20 feet in length qualify for federal reimbursement of 80 percent of the cost of inspections.
* The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) administers the reimbursement process on behalf of FHWA.
* The intergovernmental arrangement constitutes multiple agreements and contracts that must be approved by the City Council.
* On October 20, 2021, the City issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ); seven responses were received.
* Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, L.L.P. best meets the City's needs on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualification of professional services in response to the RFQ requirements.
* This is the first part of the 2022 Bridge Inspection Program. Over the next two years, City Council will see contracts for the design and construction of needed repairs related to these inspection contracts...

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