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File #: 18-1065    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/29/2018 In control: Special City Council
On agenda: 4/24/2019 Final action: 4/24/2019
Title: Resolution approving a consulting services agreement with Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, Inc. of Walnut Creek, California for the WQCP Switchgear & Cogeneration Controls Upgrade Project (Project No. ss1705) in an amount not to exceed $504,616, authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreement, and authorizing a total design agreement budget of $555,000.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A - Professional Consultant Agreement
Related files: 18-1064
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Resolution approving a consulting services agreement with Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, Inc. of Walnut Creek, California for the WQCP Switchgear & Cogeneration Controls Upgrade Project (Project No. ss1705) in an amount not to exceed $504,616, authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreement, and authorizing a total design agreement budget of $555,000.





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WHEREAS, the City of South San Francisco co-owns and operates the South San Francisco/San Bruno Water Quality Control Plant (WQCP), located at 195 Belle Air Road to provide secondary wastewater treatment for the Cities of South San Francisco and San Bruno, Town of Colma, and portions of City of Daly City, a population over 110,000, and

WHEREAS, the WQCP obtains power from PG&E via a 12-kilovolt (kV) main service, as supplemented by an on-site 410 kilowatt cogeneration system fueled by digester gas, and distributes this power via four 480-volt switchboards to various motor control centers to operating equipment throughout the plant, and,

WHEREAS, for reliability and operational cost effectiveness, it is beneficial to upgrade the WQCP's aging electrical components, including replacing the main power service, upgrading and adding circuit breakers to the switchboards, upgrading and interconnecting several of the motor control centers, and replacing the cogeneration control panel, and

WHEREAS, on November 29, 2018, the City issued a Request for Proposals for professional design and construction services and received proposals from AECOM, Kennedy Jenks, Lee & Ro, and Zeiger Engineers.

WHEREAS, staff convened a panel of qualified technical staff to review the submitted proposals and then to interview three firms on March 12, 2019, and

WHEREAS, the panel found the firms to be responsive to the Request for Proposal requirements and qualified to perform this scope of work, but ranked Kennedy Jenks to be best qualified for the desired scope of services, and

WHEREAS, staff recommends approving the cons...

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