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File #: 2020-444    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/8/2020 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 12/17/2020 Final action: 12/17/2020
Title: Contract No. 2002946 Environmental Health and Safety Compliance Services O&M
Attachments: 1. 2002946 Procurement Board Report-RFP, 2. 2002946 Rates Analysis
Contract No. 2002946
Environmental Health and Safety Compliance Services

Agenda of: December 17, 2020
Item No.: 2020-444
Amount: $2,000,000.00

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

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

DATE: November 10, 2020

RE: Contract No. 2002946
Environmental Health and Safety Compliance Services
Vendor: NTH Consultants, Ltd

Upon recommendation of William Wolfson, Chief Administrative Officer and Compliance Officer/General Counsel, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), authorizes the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to enter into Contract No. 2002946, "Environmental Health and Safety Compliance Services" with NTH Consultants, Ltd, at a cost not to exceed $2,000,000.00 for a duration of 2 Years; and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
The Great Lakes Water Authority's (GLWA) Enterprise Risk Management Safety group is committed to continuously improve environmental health and safety at GLWA and to increase environmental/occupational health and safety awareness for all GLWA, employees, visitors, contractors, and the communities surrounding our facilities.
The current environmental safety contract (CS-213) has expired after 2 years. That contract was for $2 million over two years (average of $1,000,000 per year). At the end of the contract period, the spend was less than $800,000 over the two-year period ($1.2 million favorable variance).
This new contract will offer similar "as-needed" assistance not only for emergency environmental cleanup, but also environmental compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. The vendor will provide GLWA with:
* Detailed evaluations and engineer's estimates for remediations;
* Experienced hazardous materials managers to coordinate and manage those cleanups;
* Environmental assessments of...

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