BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLVED, that Resolution 03-0562 awarding a contract to Peterson Engineering, Inc., for professional engineering services for the construction of a ten inch steel natural gas transmission pipeline, be amended to increase the contract amount by $76,065 for a new total of #348,442, payable out of the Gas Construction Bond Fund 0521, Department/Agency 500, Object 5532, Job Number 0180GS.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize an amendment to Resolution 03-0562, passed on 7/28/2003, awarding a contract to Peterson Engineering, Inc., for professional engineering service for engineer design, estimate, specify, provide geotechnical work and construction engineering services for the ten inch gas transmission line to connect Great Lakes Transmission Co., in Wisconsin, 5.3 miles to Gary. The purpose is to provide for a second supplier of natural gas for Duluth. The reasons for the increase are as follows:
1) Flow calculations for pig launcher, create data base for
as-built locations of welds, additional survey work due
to alignment changes and additional construction
management due to TBS additions and late arrival of
equipment in the amount of $18,049.00.
2) Increases in inspection time due to the contractor
working in locations that were too far apart to be covered
by one person.
3) Provide a class survey and location of all dwellings
within 660 feet of the pipeline corridor per Mn/DOT
specifications and conduct soil resistivity close
interval surveys for cathodic protection in the amount
4) Changes in the Integrity Management Plan due to
regulator modifications. Also, supplying detailed “As-
Built” drawings which reconciled welding logs to “As-
Built” drawings, in the amount of $11,061.00 , Bid No.
01-0655, Job No. 0180GS, Contract No. C19084.