AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           May 27, 2008

 

From:                          Raymond S. Sharp, Director, Environmental Services/Public Works

 

Subject:                      Resolution authorizing an agreement with SMW GeoSciences, Inc. to provide individual and cumulative groundwater modeling in support of

                                    renewal of Consumptive Use Permit (CUP) # 94

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the agreement with SMW GeoSciences, Inc. to provide groundwater modeling in support of renewal of CUP No. 94.

 

Analysis:

At this phase of the CUP renewal process, the City is required to review the potential for impacts to existing legal users, established Minimum Flows and Levels, wetlands, water bodies, spring flows, and water quality of the Floridan aquifer.  The methods for doing so involve the use of approved groundwater models and review of the parameters upon which the models are based.  This is highly specialized technical work.  This agreement provides the required technical services.

 

Options:

1.  Approve the agreement as presented, or;

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

The contract amount is not to exceed $35,000.  The current adopted budget provides funding for this activity.

 

Submission Date and Time:    5/22/2008 11:48 AM____

 

Department: Environmental Services

Prepared by:  R. Sharp                     

Attachments:         Yes X    No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No  X

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head rss

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ______EFS_______                                                                         

 

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. 043-3051-533-31.30__

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  ____$35,000____________     

 

Available ___$35,000___________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH SMW GEOSCIENCES, INC. TO PROVIDE INDIVIDUAL AND GROUNDWATER MODELING IN SUPPORT FOR THE RENEWAL OF CONSUMPTIVE USE PERMIT #94; 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 SMW GeoSciences, Inc. whose address is 1411 Edgewater Drive, Suite 103, Orlando, FL 32804, for Individual and Cumulative Groundwater Modeling in support of the renewal of Consumptive Use Permit # 94.

 

             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 __27th___ day of __May_______ 2008.

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________

City Clerk