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File #: 18-4461    Version: 1 Name: Engineer Selection-Construction Engineering and Inspection Services for Traffic Improvements at Marion Diehl Center
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 1/12/2018 In control: Asset/Facility Management
On agenda: 2/6/2018 Final action:
Title: : Engineer Selection - Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) Services for Traffic Improvements at Marion Diehl Center
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Title:

Engineer Selection - Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) Services for Traffic Improvements at Marion Diehl Center

 

Summary

ACTION:

Authorize the County Manager to negotiate fees and execute a contract with Alley, Williams, Carmen & King, Inc. for CEI Services for the Traffic Improvements at Marion Diehl Center and in the event negotiations with this firm are unsuccessful, approve negotiations with the alternate firm of Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, LLP

 

Staff Contact:                      Karen Weston-Chien, PLA, ASLA, Project Manager

                                                               Asset and Facility Management

 

 

Presentation:                      No                     

 

 

BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:

Traffic Improvements at Marion Diehl Center are funded through a NCDOT grant, with a match by the City of Charlotte.  Mecklenburg County Asset and Facility Management is managing the project.  Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) Services are a requirement for NCDOT grant funded projects; they include: materials testing, construction observation and special inspections. The project is located at 2229 Tyvola Road.  It includes removing the median and installing signal lights at the existing access to the Queens University Athletic facilities/Marion Diehl Recreation Center and the new access for the trailhead for the Little Sugar Creek Greenway.

 

PROCUREMENT BACKGROUND:

A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) was advertised December 7, 2017 in The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte Post and the State of North Carolina Interactive Purchasing System web site. The selection of the consulting firm followed NC General Statute 143-64.31, which prescribes a qualifications-based selection process.

 

Per the Board's instructions, the Selection Committee submits the following report:

 

SELECTION COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

Jay Higginbotham, Senior Project Manager, Asset and Facility Management (AFM Director designee)

Karen Weston-Chien, Project Manager, Asset and Facility Management

Matthew H. Stiene, PE, CHFM, Senior Director Plant Engineering Services, Novant Health (registered professional engineer alternate appointed by the AFM Director)

 

The following four (4) firms submitted a Statement of Qualifications expressing an interest in the project:

Alley, Williams, Carmen & King, Inc.

A. Morton Thomas and Associates, Inc.

Kleinfelder, Inc.

Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, LLP

 

On January 5, 2018, the Selection Committee met, and based on the information presented in the written submittals, the Selection Committee selected Alley, Williams, Carmen & King, Inc. The alternate firm selected was Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, LLP.

 

POLICY IMPACT:

N/A

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

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