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File #: 21-449    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 6/15/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/27/2021 Final action:
Title: To Approve a Proposal from Reiss Engineering, Inc. (REI), a CHA Company for Engineering Services During Construction related to the Joint Pineda Causeway Water Transmission Main Project between the City of Cocoa and the City of Melbourne
Attachments: 1. Interlocal Agreement Between the City of Cocoa and City of Melbourne.pdf, 2. Pineda Causeway WTMs Const Phase Services Scope 6_21_21-CRRsigned.pdf, 3. Budget Resolution FY 2021- ADA Compliant.pdf, 4. Summary of Minutes from July 13th City Council Meeting.pdf
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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

Memo Date: June 15, 2021
Agenda Date: July 27, 2021
Prepared By: Katherine Ennis, P.E., Utilities Deputy Director
Through: John A. Walsh, P.E., Utilities Director
Requested Action:
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To Approve a Proposal from Reiss Engineering, Inc. (REI), a CHA Company for Engineering Services During Construction related to the Joint Pineda Causeway Water Transmission Main Project between the City of Cocoa and the City of MelbourneEnd

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BACKGROUND:

On May 8, 2018, City Council approved the Joint Purchasing Agreement (JPA) between the City of Cocoa and the City of Melbourne to share costs associated with a resiliency project to add a subaqueous pipe crossing along the Pineda Causeway. The City of Melbourne had begun a feasibility study to look at adding a potable transmission main crossing at the Pineda Causeway when City of Cocoa staff was given authorization by City Council to sole source an expanded engineering feasibility study to determine the impact, costs, and potential cost savings of a second transmission pipe. That study yielded favorable results with an estimated savings of $1.4 million by sharing expenses between the two municipalities.

Staff worked closely with the City Attorney to create the JPA to share costs and protect our common and individual interests. The JPA discusses common costs to be shared equally and individual costs such as specific interconnects, valves, and connections to the respective systems to be paid separately for the design and construction phases.

The City of Melbourne has the lead role in the execution of this project including design, bid advertisement, and construction management with oversight and input from the City of Cocoa staff as outlined in the JPA. The JPA discusses common costs to be shared equally and individual costs specific to the City of Cocoa and the City of Melbourne. These costs are called out as separate bid items so they can be tracked and paid for separately during construct...

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