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Bill BL2018-1209

An ordinance granting the Purchasing Agent the authority to extend the term of contract number 318415 for the Centennial Park Master Plan Design and Engineering Services.

WHEREAS, the Centennial Park Master Plan Design and Engineering services were competitively procured and awarded for a term of sixty (60) months; and,

WHEREAS, contract number 318415 was awarded to Nelson Byrd Woltz, LLC in 2013; and,

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government’s current contract with Nelson Byrd Woltz, LLC, will expire in May of 2018; and,

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, the Director of the Board of Parks and Recreation and the Purchasing Agent have recommended that contract number 318415 for the Centennial Park Master Plan Design and Engineering Services be extended for an additional sixty (60) months; and,

WHEREAS, a fundamental objective of the Centennial Park Master Plan is to create a coherent design for Nashville’s most iconic urban park and it is essential that the contractor retained provide a unified design approach and vision throughout all phases of work; and,

WHEREAS, it is essential that Nelson Byrd Woltz, LLC continues to provide a unified design approach and vision throughout the various future phases of work to allow for successful completion of this project; and,

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government for the Purchasing Agent to have the option to extend the term of contract number 318415.

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 318415 for sixty (60) additional months, if the Purchasing Agent determines that such extension is in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government.

Section 2. That any amendment to contract number 318415 shall be approved by resolution of the Metropolitan Council receiving at least twenty-one (21) affirmative votes.

Section 3. This ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Tanaka Vercher, Kevin Rhoten

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Legislative History

IntroducedJune 5, 2018

Passed First ReadingJune 5, 2018

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Parks, Library, and Arts Committee - Approved

Deferred pursuant to Rule 24June 19, 2018

Passed Second ReadingJuly 3, 2018

Passed Third ReadingJuly 17, 2018

ApprovedJuly 18, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 07/26/2018 7:06 AM