AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           January 28, 2008

 

From:                          David Ough, Maintenance Manager, Environmental Services

 

Subject:                      Resolution authorizing an agreement with Jones Edmunds & Associates, Inc. for professional services associated with Whispering Pines Stormwater Basin.

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the agreement to include observation and administration services during construction of the Lee Street Pond and Canal Street Pond drainage improvements associated with the Whispering Pines Stormwater Basin.

 

Analysis:

The Whispering Pines Stormwater Basin project was initiated to reduce localized flooding and improve water quality associated with total maximum daily loads entering Lake Griffin.  Jones Edmunds & Associates, Inc. completed the design for both stormwater ponds and associated piping.  This agreement will allow for bid-phase services, construction administration and observation.  This project is associated with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Lake County Water Authority Stormwater Grants previously approved by Commission.

 

Options:

1.  Approve the agreement with Jones Edmunds & Associates, Inc., or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate.

 

Fiscal Impact

The agreement with Jones Edmunds & Associates is a lump sum fee of $74,600.00 to be invoiced on a monthly basis.  The project is budgeted in the current fiscal year and funds are available.

 

Submission Date and Time:    1/24/2008 2:02 PM____

 

Department: __Environmental Services__

Prepared by:  __David Ough__________                     

Attachments:         Yes__x__   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No __x__

                                                

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. JB________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. _014-5171-537-6310___

 

Project No. __140002____________

 

WF No. _303905 – jobs 002 & 003__

 

Budget  ____$433,090__________

 

Available ___$433,090 __________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH JONES EDMUNDS & ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR OBSERVATION AND ADMINISTRATION SERVICES DURING CONSTRUCTION OF LEE STREET POND AND CANAL STREET POND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH WHISPERING PINES STORMWATER BASIN; 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 an agreement with Jones Edmunds & Associates, Inc., whose address is 730 N.E. Waldo Rd., Gainesville, FL 32641, for professional services associated with Whispering Pines Stormwater Basin.

 

             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 __28th___ day of _January________ 2008.

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________

City Clerk