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File #: 19-0521   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 6/11/2019
Title: Amend a Purchase Order for the Sewer Line On-Call Maintenance and Repair Services (F19-180)
Attachments: 1. Draft Change Order BL008981 Able Septic

Amend a Purchase Order for the Sewer Line On-Call Maintenance and Repair Services (F19-180)

Approval is requested to amend an existing purchase order with Able Construction Group, Inc. of San Jose for emergency sewer repair services, increasing the not to exceed amount by $100,000 for a new total not-to-exceed amount of $300,000. Approval is also requested to authorize the City Manager to amend the not to exceed amount of the Purchase Order if the City Manager elects to renew the Purchase Order for either of the two (2) additional one-year periods that was previously authorized by City Council, within approved budgeted funding.

Pursuant to Section 2.08.040 of the Sunnyvale Municipal Code City Council approval is required for the procurement of goods and/or services exceeding $100,000 in any one transaction.

The project is categorically exempt under the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (d) for the maintenance and repair of existing public facilities involving negligible or no expansion of an existing use.

The City's sanitary sewer system consists of approximately 310 miles of sewer mains (ranging from 4 to 48 inches in diameter); over 9,800 feet of force mains; 5 pump stations; 5,287 manholes; and over 29,471 laterals. The system serves the residents and businesses of Sunnyvale, as well 1,200 homes in Cupertino (Rancho Rinconada) and conveys wastewater to the Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant by major interceptor pipelines located at Lawrence & Mathilda Ave. Most of the sewer collection system was built over a 20-year period from 1950 to 1970, and is aging and in need of repair.

On July 17, 2018, City Council approved a Purchase Order in the amount of $200,000, to Able Construction Group for sanitary sewer system repair (RTC No. 18-0560). This service provides routine and emergenc...

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