BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:
RESOLVED, that the city of Duluth desires survey and field data collection, and desires to hire professional consulting firms to provide the services required to support the construction, operation and maintenance of city systems.
Ayres Associates has submitted a fee schedule for survey and field data collection services in connection with the work. The proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement with Ayres Associates to provide the city with such survey and field data collection services.
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the cost of said survey and field data collection services, at a total estimated cost of $15,000, will be paid from the various appropriate funds, departments, agencies, organizations and objects.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize annual survey and field data collection services for the engineering division to support construction, operation and maintenance of city systems. The work may include the verification of property boundaries and establishment of center line of platted right-of-ways, the electronic collection of existing utilities, buildings, sidewalk and roadway locations in relation to the platted right-of-way, construction survey and layout, and final survey services. This is the first year of a three-year agreement. It is anticipated that this contract would be a blanket purchase agreement, with projects ordered and billed on an hourly basis. Entering into an agreement with the city of Duluth does not guarantee a minimum order on this contract.