Staff recommends adoption of the resolution authorizing execution of contract amendment number two with Applied Aquatic Management (AAM) extending the term of the original agreement for an additional one year period.
The Storm Water Utility and Parks and Recreation use AAM for control, prevention, and eradication of unwanted or invasive aquatic vegetation within city retention ponds and other areas of standing water.
Fiscal year to date, $13,650.00 and $4,950.00 has been spent by Storm Water and Parks and Recreation respectively. Approximately the same amount is expected to be spent during the 2011 fiscal year. Storm Water will have spent an additional $133,228.50 in the 2010 fiscal year for mechanical and hand removal of vegetation in Lakes Hollywood and Lorraine. This additional work was approved by Commission under separate purchasing items using the unit costs in the agreement.
This amendment extends the term of the existing City agreement until September 30, 2011 at the original contracted unit pricing. The unit price pages from the original agreement are attached for your reference. Commission approved the original agreement on December 8, 2008 under resolution 8347 as a result of Competitive Bid 80491.
Applied Aquatic Management; or
Staff anticipates Storm Water and Parks & Recreation will spend $18,600.00 during the 2011 fiscal year. This estimated amount does not include any additional mechanical vegetation removal that may be required.
Department: _Storm Water____________
Prepared by: _Mike Thornton________
Attachments: Yes__X__ No ______
Advertised: ____Not Required __X___
Attorney Review : Yes___ No ____
Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________
Finance Dept. _______JB_________
Deputy C.M. ___________________
City Manager ___________________
Account No. _ 014-5171-537.34-10
Project No. ___________________
WF No. ______________________
Budget _____ $14,000.00________
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AMENDMENT NUMBER TWO TO AN EXISTING CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF LEESBURG AND APPLIED AQUATIC MANAGEMENT FOR THE PURPOSES OF PROVIDING AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL SERVICES PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 8347; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute amendment number one to an existing agreement with APPLIED AQUATIC MANAGEMENT whose address is P.O. Box 1469, Eagle Lake, Florida 33869; to provide engineering services on a continuing basis to the City of Leesburg.
THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the __13th___ day of __September_______ 2010.