Items Types:
Business and Financial Services
For Meeting of:
May 23, 2016
District: ALL From:
Contract ID: Document Number:
Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: No

Award for Continuing Professional Services for Environmental Assessment, Testing, and Remediation Contracts, RQS16-0190


A Request for Qualification Statements (RQS) for the subject project was issued on February 22, 2016.  Thirteen (13) firms responded to this solicitation, and the Consultants' Qualifications Board certified twelve (12) of those firms on April 4, 2016.  On April 20, 2016, the Advisory Committee shortlisted six (6) firms for formal interviews on May 4, 2016, which resulted in the Committee’s ranking as follows:


Professional Services Industries, Inc. (PSI)


PPM Consultants, Inc.


Tetra Tech, Inc.


American Compliance Technologies, Inc. dba ACT Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. (ACT)


Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc.


E Sciences Incorporated

 The members of the Advisory Committee are as follows:

Dan Dashtaki, Environmental Mgr. (Chair)

Erik Melear, Project Manager II

Tracy Waguespack, Environmental Specialist II

Adam Scobby, Construction Manager

Dawn Chin Shue, Contract Compliance Investigator III, MBE Office

 The Committee recommends awarding contracts to the top three (3) firms.  The term of these contracts will be for a period of two (2) years, with the option to renew the contracts for one additional year.

 Each firm has proposed to utilize the M/WBE subconsultants as shown on the attached MBE Bid Summary. 

Fiscal & Efficiency Data:

Funding will be obtained from the specific project account when a particular project is identified that necessitates a scope of work associated with the services noted herein.  Contracts will be used on an as-needed basis.  Based on previous usage reports for professional environmental assessment, testing, and remediation services, it is estimated that annual expenditures will not exceed $1 million.

Recommended Action:

Approval of the Advisory Committee's ranking and approval for the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) to negotiate and execute contracts, and all subsequent renewals, for Continuing Contracts with the top three (3) ranked firms, Professional Service Industries (PSI), PPM Consultants, Inc., and Tetra Tech, Inc., subject to the review and approval of the City Attorney’s Office.  Authorize the CPO to execute Service Authorizations of up to an amount of $300,000 for each Service Authorization.  

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

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Contact: David Billingsley
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 5/11/2016 2:45 PM
City Clerk 5/12/2016 6:50 AM

Name: Description: Type:
Fiscal_Impact_Statement_-_RQS16-0190.doc Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Impact Statement
MWBE_Bid_Summary_-RQS16-0190_C.S._Environmental_Assessment__Testing___Remediation.doc MWBE Bid Summary Backup Material
1st_Mtg_Minutes.pdf 1st Mtg Minutes Backup Material
2nd_Mtg_Minutes.pdf 2nd Mtg Minutes Backup Material

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