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File #: 15-21953    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/12/2024 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 2/26/2024 Final action: 2/26/2024
Title: Engineering Services for 6th and Graham Storm Drainage Improvement Project
Attachments: 1. 15-21953_6th_and_Graham_SDIP


Engineering Services for 6th and Graham Storm Drainage Improvement Project




A.                     Approve a contract in the amount of $1,180,000 with HDR Engineering Inc. of the Carolinas for the 6th and Graham Storm Drainage Improvement Project, and


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



Staff Resource(s):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

Mike Davis, Storm Water Services

Matt Gustis, Storm Water Services



§                     The 6th and Graham Storm Drainage Improvement Project is bordered by East 7th Street to the north, East 5th Street to the south, North Church Street to the east, and South Cedar Street to the west, in Council District 2.

§                     This contract will include design and construction administration services, including but not limited to:

-                     Design of repairs and/or improvements,

-                     Survey and utility locate services,

-                     Preparation of construction documents,

-                     Construction administration, and

-                     Public outreach activities.

§                     On August 16, 2021, the city issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ); 21 responses were received.

§                     HDR Engineering Inc, of the Carolinas 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.


Charlotte Business INClusion

The city negotiates contract participation after the proposal selection process. HDR Engineering Inc, of the Carolinas has committed 31.59% ($372,734) of the total contract amount to the following certified firms:

§                     Utility Coordination Consultants, LLC (SBE) ($264,246) (utility locates, SUE, utility coordination services)

§                     Gavel & Dorn Engineering, PLLC (SBE) ($108,488) (water and sewer engineering, design and permitting services)


Fiscal Note

Funding:  Storm Water Capital Investment Plan