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Bill BL2020-190

An ordinance granting the Purchasing Agent the authority to extend the terms of contract number 350322 for project design and construction phase services for the Davidson Branch Pump Station and Equalization Facility pertaining to the Department of Water and Sewerage Services overflow abatement consent decree program (MWS Project No. 09-WS-0019).

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County has been under a Consent Decree from the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation since 2009 to reduce overflows from the combined and separate sewer system; and,

WHEREAS, the Davidson Branch Pump Station and Equalization facility project will address issues raised in the Consent Decree; and,

WHEREAS, contract number 350322 for design and construction phase services for the Davidson Branch Pump Station and Equalization Facility was competitively procured and awarded to Smith Seckman Reid, Inc., in 2015 for a term of sixty (60) Months; and,

WHEREAS, the Davidson Branch Pump Station and Equalization facility project was delayed due to availability of funding; and,

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government’s current contract with Smith Seckman Reid, Inc., will expire in a few months.

WHEREAS, section 4.12.160(A) of the Metropolitan Code limits the term of contracts for services to sixty (60) months, unless otherwise authorized by the Metropolitan Council; and,

WHEREAS, due to the magnitude and specificity of the Davidson Branch Pump Station and Equalization Facility project required to address the matters in the Consent Decree, the Director of the Department of Water and Sewerage Services and the Purchasing Agent have recommended that contract number 350322 for design and construction phase services be extended for up to an additional five (5) years; and,

WHEREAS, it would be in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government for the Purchasing Agent to have the option to extend the terms of contract number 350322.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. That the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to extend contract number 350322 for the design and construction services for the Davidson Branch Pump Station and Equalization Facility for up to five (5) additional years, if the Purchasing Agent determines that such extension is in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government.

Section 2. That this Ordinance shall take effect from and after its final passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Dave Rosenberg, Bob Mendes, Angie Henderson

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Legislative History

IntroducedFebruary 18, 2020

Passed First ReadingFebruary 18, 2020

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Public Works Committee

Passed Second ReadingMarch 5, 2020

Passed Third ReadingApril 7, 2020

Deferred to April 7, 2020March 17, 2020

ApprovedApril 8, 2020

By:Mayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 04/13/2020 11:57 AM