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File #: RS-21-111    Version: 1 Name: Highway 195 Water Line and Tank Project
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/19/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/10/2021 Final action: 8/10/2021
Title: Consider a memorandum/resolution authorizing the award of a Professional Services Agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates for the Highway 195 Water Line and Tank Project in the amount of $908,088.
Sponsors: Water & Sewer
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Agreement, 3. Certificate of Interested Parties, 4. Presentation
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Consider a memorandum/resolution authorizing the award of a Professional Services Agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates for the Highway 195 Water Line and Tank Project in the amount of $908,088.

SUMMARY

DATE: August 3, 2021

TO: Kent Cagle, City Manager

FROM: Tony McIlwain, Executive Director of Development Services

SUBJECT: Authorize the execution of a Professional Services Agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates to Design the Highway 195 Water Line and Tank Project

BACKGROUND AND FINDINGS:

The 2019 Water and Wastewater Master Plan includes four projects in the southwest area of the city to store treated water from the new Stillhouse Water Treatment Plant, deliver the water to the lower and upper pressure planes, and pump the water into the upper pressure plane. The Chaparral Elevated Storage Tank (EST), Chaparral Pump Station, and a portion of the 24-inch State Highway (S.H.) 195 Water Line are under design with construction of the Chaparral EST scheduled to begin this September.

City staff has negotiated a professional services agreement (PSA) with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. for the design and contract administration of the remaining portion of the 24-inch S. H. 195 Water Line and the S. H. 195 Water Tank in an amount of $908,088. The remaining portion of the water line is along S. H. 195 between Chaparral Road and Stagecoach Road. The water tank is proposed to be a 1.5-million-gallon tank which will provide additional pressure maintenance for the upper pressure plane.

THE ALTERNATIVES CONSIDERED:

(1) Delay the design and construction of these two projects; this will result in the Upper Pressure Plane being out of Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) compliance regarding elevated storage capacity.
(2) Reject Kimley-Horn’s PSA proposal and begin negotiation with another design firm.
(3) Authorize the a...

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