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File #: 21-719A    Version: 1
Type: Contract/Agreement Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 4/5/2021 Department: Public Works
On agenda: 1/11/2022 Final action:
Title: Ranking of firms and agreements for professional engineering services pertaining to Brownfield Environmental Assessment and Remediation Services.
Attachments: 1. FE_AATF - Agreement - Cardno, 2. FE_AATF - Agreement - Geosyntec, 3. FE_AATF - Agreement - Terracon, 4. AATF - Agreement - Cardno, 5. AATF - Agreement - Geosyntec, 6. AATF - Agreement - Terracon, 7. Firm Ranking

Subject:

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Ranking of firms and agreements for professional engineering services pertaining to Brownfield Environmental Assessment and Remediation Services.

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Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Approval of the ranking of firms and agreements with each of the three highest ranked firms, as listed below, for professional engineering services pertaining to Brownfield Environmental Assessment and Remediation Services:

 

1.)                     Terracon Consultants, Inc.

2.)                     Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.

3.)                     Cardno, Inc.

 

                     The purpose of this continuing Consultant Competitive Negotiation Act (CCNA) contract is to have available professional engineering services on an as needed basis for brownfield and environmental assessment, and remediation projects.

                     Award recommendation is to the top three ranked firms per CCNA, Florida Statute 287.055; the upset limit over the five-year term is $800,000.00 for each firm for a total of $2,400,000.00.

                     All three recommended firms have committed to utilizing multiple certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) firms for individual work assignments resulting from these agreements. Percentage goals are not established for CCNA continuing contracts. When the County utilizes a firm for an individual work assignment, the requesting department working with Economic Development will ensure SBEs are utilized.

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Strategic Plan:

Practice Superior Environmental Stewardship
3.3 Protect and improve the quality of our water, air, and other natural resources

Deliver First Class Service to the Public and Our Customers
5.2 Be responsible stewards of the public’s resources

 

Summary:

Summary

The purpose of this continuing CCNA contract is to provide professional engineering services including environmental site assessments, remedial investigation and design, programmatic brownfield assistance, and general environmental consulting services for the term of the contract. The firms in order of ranking are attached on the ranking spreadsheet.

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Background Information:

A request for proposal to comply with CCNA per Florida Statute 287.055 was released on June 8, 2021 and the agreement negotiation process concluded in October 2021.

The contract includes negotiated burdened hourly rates including all labor, direct/indirect overhead, margins/profits, and travel within the Tampa Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area (TBMSA). Travel outside of the TBMSA will be reimbursed in accordance with Section 112.061, Florida Statutes.

All rates for prime consultants and sub-consultants were evaluated to determine competitiveness based on current market conditions.

 

Fiscal Impact:

 

The upset limit over the five-year term of this contract is $800,000.00 for each firm for a total of $2,400,000.00.

 

Funding is derived from various Capital Improvement Program budgets and/or operating budgets per individual work assignments on a multiple year/multiple work assignment basis.

 

Staff Member Responsible:

Kelli Hammer Levy, Director, Public Works
Merry Celeste, Division Director, Purchasing & Risk, Administrative Services
Joe Lauro, Director, Administrative Services

 

Partners:

N/A

 

Attachments:

Agreements
Ranking Spreadsheet