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1. AWARD a contract to the approved sole source supplier, Evoqua Water Technologies, LLC (Evoqua), for an amount of 2,000,000 to provide the
fabrication and installation of membrane modules, one additional Advanced Wastewater Purification Facility Phase 2 microfiltration unit and controls required for integration of these units for the Terminal Island Water Reclamation Plant Advanced Wastewater Purification Facility Phase 2 Microfiltration Unit Addition Project; and
ADVISEMENT 3 CD 14 AFE - OZONE CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Bureau of Sanitation (BOS) and Office of Accounting requesting Board approval and execution of an Authority for Expenditure in the amount of 45,000
for a pilot program in which BOS utilized the services of Ozone Clean Technologies for clean-up and disinfection services utilizing ozonation in Skid Row for six weeks. Services provided include the rental of an Ozone Clean Technologies' Trailer System and the clean-up and disinfection was carried out by BOS personnel. The City shall pay to the vendor the amount not to exceed 90,000. This AFE will provide half of the funding ( 45,000).
CD ALL The Mayor and City Council have approved and authorized the Board of Public Works, on behalf of the Bureau of Sanitation, to execute the
proposed First Amendment to the contract with USA Waste of California, Inc dba Waste Management El Sobrante Landfill to provide landfill disposal services of residential municipal solid waste for a period of five years, retroactively from March 17, 2019 through March 16, 2024.
CD ALL The Mayor has approved and authorized the Board of Public Works, on behalf of the Bureau of Sanitation, to execute the Memorandum of Agreement
with Las Virgenes Municipal Water District regarding the Bureau of Sanitation's commitment for cost-sharing a runoff diversion and integrated water management study for a cost not to exceed 56,000 and a term of two years.
REQUEST FOR AUTHORITY TO ISSUE THE TASK FOR SOLICITATION (TASK) NO. 54 TO HARRIS ASSOCIATES, INC. (HARRIS), CONTRACT NO. C-115235, FROM THE CIVIL
DESIGN SERVICES PRE-QUALIFIED ON-CALL (PQOC) CONSULTANTS LIST TO PROVIDE PLAN CHECK ENGINEERING SUPPORT SERVICES FOR THE LOS ANGELES WORLD AIRPORT S (LAWA) LANDSIDE ACCESS MODERNIZATION PROJECT (LAMP) - WORK ORDER NO. ER400482
The LAMP Project, administered by LAWA, includes a new Automated People Mover, Consolidated Rental Car Facility, and Intermodal Transportation
Facilities. The BOE issues permits for public right-of-way improvements and public infrastructure associated with these developments. The MOU with LAWA provides for initial BOE review of submitted B-permit plans for this work to be completed by BOE in an expedited time of 20 days, in lieu of the usual 30 days.
On December 10, 2008, the Board of Public Works established and approved a PQOC list of consultants to provide civil engineering services for the
Street Improvement Program. Harris demonstrated qualifications to perform said services and was therefore selected by City staff, and placed on the list. A contract with Harris was executed on December 10, 2008, and will expire on March 17, 2022.
On April 9, 2019, the BOE issued a TOS to the nine firms on the PQOC Civil Design Services Contract List (Transmittal), as well as to the 24 firms on
the PQOC Wastewater and Environmental Engineering Services List. To avoid conflict of interest, only firms which are not involved with the LAMP program were considered for the TOS. The deadline for submitting proposals was April 25, 2019. Five firms submitted proposals: Cordoba Corporation, E.W. Moon, Inc., Harris Associates, MARRS Services, Inc., and Psomas. A panel of BOE employees, Mati Laan - Principal Civil Engineer, and Jim Burman - Senior Civil Engineer, selected Harris. Documentation supporting the selection of the consultant, as well as a record of the negotiations has been included in the project file.
The City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering (BOE), Development Services Program proposes to utilize the services of an Engineering Consulting Firm
(Consultant) to augment BOE staff in reviewing development plans for the issuance of permits for the Los Angeles World Airport s Landside Access Modernization Project (LAMP) at LAX. The BOE is in partnership, described in a Memorandum of Understanding with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), and other City Departments which includes a cooperative process for coordinating a streamlined and expedited design and construction process. The selected Consultant will work under BOE supervision and assist BOE staff in the review and approval of design plans and construction documents.
The primary work location to coordinate work and assignments will be the BOE District Office located at 1828 Sawtelle Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA,
90025, or City provided office space in the vicinity of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Plans can be reviewed electronically from Consultant s office. Visits to project sites will be required; work assignments at, and in other locations may be required. Although this TOS targets specific skills and assignments, additional skill sets and assignments may be added or deleted as the need dictates.
The Consultant will review B-Permits required for major improvements in the public right of way, and land under private development. Such
improvements include such improvements such as widening of streets, changing of existing street grade, installation of sewers, storm drains, street lights, traffic control signals. B-Permit plans are prepared by a Private Engineer (Engineer) hired by the LAWA LAMP developers (Applicant).
The Consultant shall review B-Permit plans, documents, and other permits to ensure that all City engineering standards, codes and project
requirements are met. The services will include estimating, plan checking and processing of street, sewer, storm drain, grading, and erosion control plans, and construction documentation such as Interim Change Authorizations (ICA s), permit closeout tasks, coordination of communication and documentation.
Consultant will be given specific B-permits and other permits and documents to review, and shall submit timesheets each week specifying daily time
charges to specific B- permits reviewed. The initial projected total budget for this Task shall not exceed 140,000, unless the Consultant is notified in writing by BOE. Consultant shall send notice to BOE when 50 and 75 of the budget has been exhausted.