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File #: 19-0293    Version: 1
Type: New Business Status: Passed
File created: 7/9/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/16/2019 Final action: 7/16/2019
Title: Approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Kinney Engineering, LLC, for Pavement Management Plan, Phase One
Attachments: 1. Design Services-Pavement Management Plan Phase I
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Approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Kinney Engineering, LLC, for Pavement Management Plan, Phase One

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SUBMITTED BY: Austin Rake, Capital Facilities Project Manager

FISCAL NOTES:
Expenditure Required: $1,154,801
Unencumbered Balance: $758,090
Funding Source: 310-1100-58000

RECOMMENDATION:
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Approve a Professional Services Agreement with Kinney Engineering, LLC, for the Design Services-Pavement Management Plan Phase 1 Project in the Amount of $1,154,801.

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SUMMARY STATEMENT:
The City issued a Request for Qualifications for the Design Services, Pavement Management Plan Phase 1, to design repair sections of roadways in Valdez. Three firms responded with their proposals, including CRW Engineering Group, LLC; Kinney Engineering, LLC; and DOWL Engineering. After an interview process with Nathan Duval, Capital Facilities Director; Robert Comstock, Public Works Director; and Austin Rake, Project Manager; Kinney Engineering, LLC, was selected as the firm to provide Design Services.
Kinney has experience performing similar work in other municipalities and has staff that recently completed a similar phased approach in the Mat Su Valley. They have performed pavement and utility design services for Alyeska in the last two years and assisted with the preliminary design for Whalen Avenue for the City of Valdez.
Kinney's proposal incorporates public involvement and stakeholder engagement including three community meetings, personal communication with property owners, an interactive GIS map of the projects, a dedicated project e-mail and a comment hotline.
The scope of the designs is still preliminary and will be refined following survey work, further on-site investigations, and stakeholder meetings. The scope may be refined or modified if significant damage is discovered in another priority area. The intent is to systematically move across the city and upgrade, repair, or replace the street and utility infrastructure over mul...

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