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File #: 19-230    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 4/23/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 7/1/2019 Final action: 7/1/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Approval of Third Amendments to Two Separate Agreements with Provost and Pritchard Engineering Group, Incorporated for Environmental Remediation Services Including Groundwater Cleanup and Reporting for a Combined Total of $284,700 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving third amendment to two amendments to agreements for professional services with Provost and Pritchard Engineering Group, Incorporated for a combined amount not to exceed $284,700. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the third amendment to agreement for professional services (cleanup contract) with Provost and Pritchard Engineering Group, Incorporated, in the amount of $224,400 for groundwater cleanup; and, B. Approving the third amendment to agreement for professional services (reporting contract) with Provost and Pritchard Engineering Group, Incorporated, in the amount of $60,300 for report drafting; and, C. Authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the n...
Attachments: 1. PCE Cleanup Contract, 2. PCE Reporting Contract

Report Prepared by: Joseph D. Angulo, Environmental Project Manager, Engineering

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SUBJECT: Approval of Third Amendments to Two Separate Agreements with Provost and Pritchard Engineering Group, Incorporated for Environmental Remediation Services Including Groundwater Cleanup and Reporting for a Combined Total of $284,700

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers approving third amendment to two amendments to agreements for professional services with Provost and Pritchard Engineering Group, Incorporated for a combined amount not to exceed $284,700.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion:

A. Approving the third amendment to agreement for professional services (cleanup contract) with Provost and Pritchard Engineering Group, Incorporated, in the amount of $224,400 for groundwater cleanup; and,

B. Approving the third amendment to agreement for professional services (reporting contract) with Provost and Pritchard Engineering Group, Incorporated, in the amount of $60,300 for report drafting; and,

C. Authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff; or,
2. Approve, subject to modifications as conditioned by City Council; or,
3. Refer to staff for reconsideration of specific items; or,
4. Deny.

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Section 200 et seq.
Services with an estimated value greater than $31,000.00 are made by written contract in accordance with Merced Municipal Code, Title 3 - Revenue and Finance, Chapter 3.04.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
As provided for in the 2019-20 Adopted Budget.

DISCUSSION
PCE Groundwater Cleanup - History and Past Actions

On September 22, 2008, the City Council approved a settlement and cleanup agreement with the California Regional Water Quality Control Board (Board) for the City's PCE (tetrachloroethylene) groundwater project. Under the agreement, the City agreed to commit $250,000 annually to fund work specified in a ...

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