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File #: 15-20161    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/12/2023 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 5/22/2023 Final action: 5/22/2023
Title: On-Call Professional Engineering Services
On-Call Professional Engineering Services

A. Approve contracts with the following firms for a term of three years for on-call professional engineering services:
* Black & Veatch International Company,
* Brown & Caldwell,
* CDM-Smith,
* Hazen & Sawyer,
* HDR Engineering of the Carolinas,
* Southeastern Consulting Engineers (SBE),
* Sturgill Engineering, and

B. Authorize the City Manager 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
Carl Wilson, Charlotte Water

* Charlotte Water requires specialized technical assistance from outside engineering firms to support maintenance and upgrades at water and wastewater treatment plants as well as the collection and distribution systems.
* These on-call engineering services contracts are used for the following areas of specialization:
* Industrial and commercial electrical engineering
* Mechanical engineering
* Water and wastewater conveyance analysis, system modeling, planning and design
* Water and wastewater treatment plant engineering
* Building systems engineering
* On January 27, 2023, the city issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ); 32 responses were received.
* The companies 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 aggregate expenditures are estimated to be $6,000,000.

Charlotte Business INClusion
Southeastern Consulting Engineers, Inc. is a city certified SBE.

The city negotiates subcontracting participation after the proposal selection process (Part C: Section 2.1 (h) of the Charlotte Business INClusion Policy). Each of the firms listed have identified certified firms to be utilized as the project evolves, scopes of work are defined, and have committed 10.00% of the total contract amount to the ...

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