Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-1740    Version: 1 Name: Single Occupancy Vehicle Reduction Study: Consultant Agreement
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/18/2019 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/12/2019
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with AECOM Technical Services, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, to provide professional engineering services for a countywide Single Occupancy Vehicle Reduction Study, at a maximum amount of $592,490.
Attachments: 1. 19-1740 Single Occupancy Vehicle Reduction Study Consultant Agreement, 2. 19-1740 Vendor Disclosure Statement, AECOM

Title

Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with AECOM Technical Services, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, to provide professional engineering services for a countywide Single Occupancy Vehicle Reduction Study, at a maximum amount of $592,490.

 

Staff Summary

                     The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will conduct a countywide Single Occupancy Vehicle Reduction Study to develop travel demand management strategies applicable to Lake County that will reduce vehicle trips with only one person in the vehicle.  

                     The study will have a public outreach component that will involve the public as well as key stakeholders.

                     A consulting firm will be utilized to perform these professional engineering services.

                     The LCDOT Consultant Selection Process has been approved by the Federal Highway Administration and the Illinois Department of Transportation, and the firm selected for this project was selected in accordance with this approved process.  

                     LCDOT received and evaluated Statements of Interest and Qualifications from two professional firms, of which two were short-listed and presented to a consultant selection committee.   

                     As a result of the interviews, the selected and recommended firm is AECOM Technical Services, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, with a maximum cost of $592,490.

                     This study is included in the highway improvement program to begin in 2020, and designated as Section 18-00999-56-ES.     

 

Body

R E S O L U T I O N

 

WHEREAS, Lake County will conduct a countywide Single Occupancy Vehicle Reduction study to develop travel demand management strategies applicable to Lake County that will reduce vehicle trips with only one person in the vehicle; and

 

WHEREAS, it is advisable that a professional engineering firm experienced in analyzing and implementing single occupancy vehicle reduction measures be employed to provide said study; and

 

WHEREAS, Lake County, by and through its Division of Transportation, has selected a professional engineering firm, AECOM Technical Services, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, in accordance with the Local Government Professional Services Selection Act, 50 ILCS 510/1 et. seq.; and

 

WHEREAS, AECOM Technical Services, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, is a skilled professional engineering firm with experience in providing single occupancy vehicle reduction studies; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that the County Board Chair, the County Clerk and the County Engineer of Lake County are authorized, and they are directed to execute on behalf of Lake County, an agreement, and any subsequent amendments, between Lake County and AECOM Technical Services Inc., Chicago, Illinois, at a maximum amount of $592,490, for professional engineering services for the Single Occupancy Vehicle Reduction Study, a draft copy of the agreement is attached hereto.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County Engineer shall transmit, in writing, the final agreement and any amendments to be executed by the County Board Chair and the County Clerk.  

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this agreement be administered in accordance with Chapter 605, Act 5, Section 5-205.2 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes without further Board action, providing the final contract cost chargeable under the funds appropriated does not exceed the appropriation.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on November 12, 2019.