01-0625R

RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 99-0435, AS AMENDED BY RESOLUTION 00-0133 AWARDING CONTRACT TO AYRES ASSOCIATES, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR DESIGN OF A SANITARY SEWER NETWORK, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $35,850 FOR A NEW ESTIMATED TOTAL OF $181,679.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Resolution 99-0435 to Ayres Associates, Inc., for furnishing professional engineering services for design of a sanitary sewer network to and in Fond-du-lac, as amended by Resolution 00-0133, is amended to increase the amount by $23,450, payable out of Sewer Construction Fund 0531, Dept./Agency 500, Object 5532, and increase the amount by $12,400, payable out of Water Construction Fund 0511, Dept./Agency 500, Object 5532. The new total contract amount is $181,679.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize an amendment to Resolution 99-0435 passed on May 24, 1999, and as amended by Resolution 00-0133, for the continuation of professional engineering services for the Fond-du-lac area wastewater collection system design and additional easement and right-of-way information, city-requested design changes, and also construction support services for the next phase of the project. Sufficient funds are available in Sewer Construction Fund 0531. Also included in this amendment is authorization for the preparation of plans and specifications for water main improvements which will be incorporated in the Fond-du-lac area Phase 2 Wastewater Collection System plans and specifications. 75 percent of the watermain improvement cost, or $500,000, will be funded by an Army Corps Section 569 Northeastern Minnesota environmental assistance program pilot grant. The city's 25 percent local share, or approximately $250,000, is available in Water Construction Fund 0511.