On January 14, 2013, City Council authorized staff to negotiate an agreement with Black & Veatch Corporation for the Conserv II WRF Anaerobic Digester Improvements Project. The scope described in the RFQ included study, preliminary engineering, final engineering, permitting, bidding and construction administration services associated with the recommended anaerobic digester improvements. Black & Veatch and the Public Works Department negotiated an agreement for the initial phase of design and City Council authorized execution of the agreement on July 8, 2013.
Design is now complete. Black & Veatch and the Public Works Department have negotiated an agreement for construction-phase services in the amount of $177,554.
Black & Veatch has proposed to utilize CPW Construction with an allocated amount of $52,444 (29.5% MBE) and Electrical Design Associates, Inc. with an allocated amount of $21,822 (12.3% WBE). The total proposed MBE and WBE participation is $74,266 for 41.8% of the project. The M/WBE Office has reviewed the scope and minority utilization plan proposal and found good faith efforts substantiated and the proposed information sufficient (memo attached).