AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           June 23, 2008

 

From:                          Darel W. Craine, Deputy Director, Environmental Services

 

Subject:                      Resolution authorizing an agreement with Jones Edmunds for Whispering Pines Ditch Enclosure Design and Permitting

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the agreement with Jones Edmunds for Whispering Pines Ditch Enclosure Design and Permitting.

 

Analysis:

Jones Edmunds will provide design, stormwater permitting and construction documents for the piping of approximately 650 feet of the Whispering Pines Canal.  The approximate project area is from downstream of Cherry Street to roughly halfway between Webster Street and Lee Street. 

 

Earlier this year, Commission directed the Environmental Services department to identify those areas where open ditch lines could be enclosed to achieve system reliability and minimization of maintenance.  This agreement will provide engineering services for enclosing the Whispering Pines ditch line. 

Options:

1.  Approve the agreement with Jones Edmunds, or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

Funding of $40,870.00 is available as described below in the current fiscal year budget.  Jones Edmunds will complete the project using approved hourly rates and reimbursable expenses not to exceed the budgeted amount.

 

Submission Date and Time:    6/20/2008 4:48 PM____

Department: _Environmental Services___

Prepared by:  _Darel W. Craine________                     

Attachments:         Yes__x__   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes_x__  No ____

                                                 

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. ____JB____________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ________EFS_______                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. _014-5171-537-6310___

 

Project No. __140002____________

 

WF No. ___WF0540292/1________

 

Budget  __$50,000.00_____________

 

Available _$50,000.00_____________

 


 

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 FOR WHISPERING PINES DITCH ENCLOSURE DESIGN AND PERMITTING; 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 whose address is 730 N.E. Waldo Rd., Gainesville, FL 32641, for design and permitting services.

 

             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 _23rd____ day of __June_______ 2008.

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________

City Clerk