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File #: 15-19011    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/14/2022 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 11/28/2022 Final action: 11/28/2022
Title: Belmont Lift Station and Forcemain
Attachments: 1. Map-Belmont Lift Station and Forcemain


Belmont Lift Station and Forcemain




Approve a contract in the amount of $3,415,000.00 with GHD Consulting Services Inc. for design services for the Belmont Lift Station and Forcemain project.



Staff Resource(s):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

Ron Hargrove, Charlotte Water

Carl Wilson, Charlotte Water



§                     This contract includes design services for the Belmont Lift Station and Forcemain (adjacent to Council District 3).

§                     This project will design and construct a pump station and pipelines that will enable the City of Belmont to send its sanitary sewer flow to the Charlotte Water collection system.

§                     On October 28, 2019, City Council approved an Interlocal Agreement with Belmont to accept flow into Charlotte Water’s sanitary sewer system.

§                     On June 15, 2022, the city issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ); eight proposals were received.

§                     GHD Consulting Services Inc. is the best qualified firm to meet the city’s needs on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualification of professional services in response to the RFQ requirements.

§                     In the future, City Council will receive a request for the approval of construction once the project is bid.


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

This project is subject to the North Carolina Clean Water State Revolving (CWSRF) Fund project guidelines which only requires MWBE goals on construction contracts. GHD Consulting Services Inc. has committed $376,280 or approximately 11.02% to the following certified firms:

§                     CES Group Engineers, LLP (WBE) ($240,580) (survey)

§                     Habitat Assessment and Restoration Professionals (DBE) ($135,700) (environmental service)


Fiscal Note

Funding: Charlotte Water Capital Investment Plan