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File #: 19-1242    Version: 1 Name: Joint Resolution authorizing an agreement with Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc., Vernon Hills, Illinois, for engineering services for sewer facilities analysis, design and construction oversight.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/22/2019 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/13/2019
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc., Vernon Hills, Illinois, for engineering services for sewer facilities analysis, design and construction oversight.
Attachments: 1. 19-1242 Gewalt Scoring Matrix.pdf, 2. 19-1242 Gewalt Award Information.pdf, 3. 19-1242 Gewalt Master Agreement 2019-07-19.pdf, 4. 19-1242 Gewalt Vendor Disclosure.pdf

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Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc., Vernon Hills, Illinois, for engineering services for sewer facilities analysis, design and construction oversight.

 

Staff Summary

                     Lake County Public Works is seeking engineering services for sewer facilities analysis, design and construction oversight. This master agreement, sourced through a full statement of Interest (SOI) competitive process, will allow individual task orders to be issued up to a maximum cumulative value of $500,000 for a given year.  The term of the contract will be two years with three one-year renewal options to allow for future projects with services based on approved contracted rates. 

                     An initial project has been identified: Replacement of the Midland Force Main. In accordance with the Local Government Professional Services Selection Act, the recommended firm is Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc.

                     The Lake County Purchasing received and evaluated Statements of Interests from 16 professional firms of which four were short-listed.

                     The initial contract with Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc. will include preliminary engineering design services and engineering design services based on contracted hourly rates in an estimated amount of $173,470.

                     This service was included and budgeted as part of the Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Improvement Program.

 

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R E S O L U T I O N

 

WHEREAS, Lake County Public Works is seeking engineering services for sewer facilities analysis, design and construction oversight; and

 

WHEREAS, an initial project has been identified:  Replacement of the Midland Force Main; and

 

WHEREAS, the Lake County Purchasing received and evaluated Statements of Interests from sixteen professional firms of which four were short-listed; and

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with the Local Government Professional Services Selection Act, the recommended firm is Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc., Vernon Hills, Illinois; and

 

WHEREAS, the initial contract with Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc. will include preliminary engineering design services and engineering design services based on contracted hourly rates in an estimated amount of $173,470; and

 

WHEREAS, the term of the contract will be two years with three one-year renewal options to allow for future projects with services based on approved contracted rates.  The future annual spend shall not exceed $500,000 annually.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that the Purchasing Agent is authorized to enter into a contract with Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc., Vernon Hills, Illinois, in the amount of $500,000, for engineering services for sewer facilities analysis, design and construction oversight and budgeted as part of the Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Improvement Program.

 

DATED at WAUKEGAN, LAKE COUNTY, ILLINOIS on this 13th day of August, A.D., 2019.