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May 12, 2022 City Council Regular Meeting
18. Authorize the City Manager to Execute Contract Modification No. 2 for Quality Assurance Services with Atlantic Coast Consulting (LOCAL) in an Amount up to $159,956. Services are for professional engineering, sampling, and testing required to comply with the EPD for the Dean Forest Landfill. This modification covers add'l costs associated with time delays & additional items. (Sanitation Department)
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Good Government

This is for contract modification no. 2 for quality assurance services with Atlantic Coast Consulting(B) (7 E Congress St #801, Savannah, GA) in an amount up to $159,956. The services are for professional engineering, sampling, and testing as required to document compliance with the Environmental Protection Division (EPD) for the Dean Forest Road Landfill expansion. This modification is expected to cover the additional cost associated with known time delays and additional work items. This includes rain days, lab trailer rental, soil tests, geocomposite conformance test, technician hours, and extra project management/oversight. This request assumes the project will be completed by August 31, 2022. The original project budget represented a 156 weeks construction period which is now at 185 weeks.


The method used for this procurement was a RFP.


The original contract was approved by City Council on April 26, 2018 in the amount of $639,995. Contract modification No. 1 was approved by City Council on November 23, 2021 in the amount of $232,863. Contract modification No. 2 would raise the amount of the contract from $872,858 to $1,032,814.

(B) Indicates local, non-DBE owned business.



Gene Prevatt, Senior Director, Sanitation Department
Financial Impact
Expenditure of $159,956 from Capital Impr Fund/Landfill Contingency, 1995 RRDA Bonds, and 2003 RRDA Bonds.
Review Comments
Exhibit 1: Funding Verification - Quality Assurance Services
Exhibit 2: Purchasing Notes - Quality Assurance Services
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