BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLVED, that MSA Professional Services, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for professional services to review and identify fall protection options and develop procedures for the proper use of fall protection equipment at wastewater lift stations, and develop procedures for safe operations and maintenance of the wastewater lift stations to include a homeland security compliance assessment, in accordance with its proposal dated May 8, 2006, in the estimated amount of $17,657, payable from Sewer Fund 530, Agency 500, Organization 1945, Object 5310, City Project Number 0578SN.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize a professional services contract with MSA Professional Services, Inc., to review safety issues related to the operations of wastewater lift stations. This contract will review and identify fall protection options for the lift stations and develop procedures for the proper use of fall protection equipment. A procedure will also be developed for the safe operation and maintenance of the lift stations to include a homeland security compliance assessment. This study is a follow-up to an OSHA citation on the procedures for safe operations and maintenance of lift stations.