BY COUNCILOR FOSLE:
The city council finds:
(a) 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 for fiscal years 2008 - 2010;
(b) RLK Kuusisto Ltd. has submitted a fee schedule for survey and field data collection services in connection with this work.
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement with RLK Kuusisto Ltd. to provide the city with such survey and field data collection services and that the cost of said survey and field data collection services, estimated at a total of $15,000 for fiscal year 2008, will be paid from the various appropriate funds, departments, agencies 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 establishments of centerline 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. It is anticipated that this multi-year 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. Requisition No. 08-0089, City Project No. 0692TR.