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File #: 2019-320    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/29/2019 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 9/25/2019 Final action: 9/25/2019
Title: Contract No. 1902063 GLWA-CS-267 Ypsilanti Pumping Station Improvements CIP#: 132012 / BCE: 61.2
Sponsors: Cheryl Porter, Grant Gartrell
Indexes: Water Operations
Attachments: 1. GLWA-CS-267 Procurement Report 5-31-19, 2. 1902063 (GLWA-CS-267) CIP Attachment, 3. Copy of GLWA-CS-267 Cost Summary - 9.11.pdf, 4. Response to Requests from Operations and Resources Committee
Title
Contract No. 1902063 GLWA-CS-267
Ypsilanti Pumping Station Improvements
CIP#: 132012 / BCE: 61.2

Body
Agenda of: September 25, 2019
Item No.: 2019-320
Amount: $3,683,686.00


TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

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

DATE: August 28, 2019

RE: Contract No. 1902063 (Advertised as GLWA-CS-267)
Ypsilanti Pumping Station Improvements
Vendor: Brown and Caldwell, 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. 1902063 GLWA-CS-267 "Ypsilanti Pumping Station Improvements" with Brown and Caldwell, LLC, at a cost not to exceed $3,683,686.00 for a duration of 68 months; and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
BACKGROUND
GLWA's Ypsilanti Water Booster Pump Station (Ypsilanti Pumping Station), located in Belleville, Michigan, boosts water pressure and generally serves the Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority (YCUA) which serves the City of Ypsilanti, Ypsilanti Township, Augusta Township, Pittsfield Township, and Superior Township. The Ypsilanti Station's yard valves, pumping units, electrical switchgear, power distribution system, motor controls, lighting, and building mechanical systems are all in need of replacement. In addition, the Ypsilanti Pumping Station is not equipped with a backup generator to maintain pumping capabilities in the event of power loss to the station. Similarly, the station was not designed or constructed with an overhead crane. Instead, a crane truck must be mobilized to the station to remove equipment through removeable roof slabs. Use of this mobile crane at this site requires GLWA to obtain approval from the Federal Aviation Administration due to the proximity ...

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