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File #: 2019-217    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/3/2019 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 6/26/2019 Final action: 6/26/2019
Title: Contract No. 1803258 Design Build Services for Northeast Flow Control Facility CIP# 122003 / BCE 62.4
Sponsors: Cheryl Porter, Grant Gartrell
Indexes: Water Operations
Attachments: 1. 1803258 Procurement Report, 2. 1803258 Original Fees Proposed, 3. 1803258 CIP Attachment, 4. NEFCF Gap Analysis, 5. Memo 6/19/2019 NE Flow Control Facility Cost Benefit Analysis
Title
Contract No. 1803258
Design Build Services for Northeast Flow Control Facility
CIP# 122003 / BCE 62.4

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Agenda of: June 26, 2019
Item No.: 2019-217
Amount: $24,443,619.00


TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Sue F. McCormick
Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: June 4, 2019

RE: Contract No. 1803258
Design Build Services for Northeast Flow Control Facility
Vendor: Walsh Construction Company II, LLC


MOTION
Upon recommendation of Cheryl Porter, Chief Operating Officer - Water and Field Services, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), authorizes the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to enter into Contract No. 1803258 "Design Build Services for Northeast Flow Control Facility" with Walsh Construction Company II, LLC, at a cost not to exceed $24,443,619.00 for a duration of 1,095 days; and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
BACKGROUND
There are two historic issues that have led to the need for the proposed Flow Control Facility at the Northeast Water Treatment Plant (WTP) site:


1. Need for Finished Water Supply Redundancy
On February 28, 2017, a boil water advisory was issued to a large part of the City of Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park due to a drop in system pressures in the service area. The drop in system pressures were caused by an equipment malfunction at the Water Works Park Water Treatment Plant. This operational issue highlighted some inherent redundancy issues within the GLWA water supply system. The Water Works Park and Northeast WTP sites have limited redundancy in the event of loss of service to either water treatment plant service area.
The Northeast Flow Control Facility (Contract No. 1803258) proposed as part of this project is critical to provide additional redundancy to both the Northeast and Water Works Park WTP service areas. The Northeast Flow Control Facilit...

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