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File #: ID 20-0127    Version: 1 Name: FEMA Grants
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/18/2020 Final action: 2/18/2020
Title: Resolution Approving a Contract in the Amount of $164,500 with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. for FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Support
Indexes: District 2, District 3, District 4, WR Contracts
Attachments: 1. Stantec Secretary of State.pdf, 2. stantec_proposal_grant-support_20191217_combined.pdf, 3. MWBE Memo_Floodplain Grant.pdf, 4. 20-0127 RES FEMA Grants.pdf

 

Title

Resolution Approving a Contract in the Amount of $164,500 with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. for FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Support

 

Body

Council Priority:  Maintain Infrastructure & Provide Sustainable Growth Opportunities

 

Department: Water Resources

Council District: 2, 3 and 4

 

Public Hearing: N/A

Advertising Date/By: N/A

 

Contact 1 and Phone: Michael Borchers, 373-2494

Contact 2 and Phone: Kristine Williams, 373-2556

 

PURPOSE:

Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. is being requested to provide engineering services for the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Support project City Council approval of a contract in the amount of $164,500 is requested.

 

BACKGROUND:

The purpose of the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Support project is to maximize federal partnerships and grant funding to mitigate flood risk within the City of Greensboro. Available FEMA grant funding may be able to remove properties defined as repetitive loss or severely repetitive loss structures. An additional priority includes assisting with the Flood Mitigation Grant Program’s Advance Assistance grant application.

 

The Professional Services of Stantec, Water Resources floodplain management services on-call consultant, are being requested to perform the engineering services associated with the project. The scope of services includes FEMA flood mitigation assistance, grant program research and flood risk data collection, mitigation strategy finalization, and project grant application and implementation assistance. For this contract, the project team will consist of Stantec, JC Waller & Associates, P.C. and Taylor Engineering & Consulting, PLLC.  JC Waller, a local MBE, will perform survey and their utilization is 9.12% of the contract amount. Taylor Engineering, a local WBE, will perform project grant application and implementation assistance and their utilization is 15.19% of the contract amount. 

 

BUDGET IMPACT:

Funding in the amount of $164,500 for this project is budgeted in the Stormwater Enterprise Fund account 505-7003-02.5413.

 

RECOMMENDATION / ACTION REQUESTED:

The Water Resources Department recommends and requests that City Council approve the contract with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. for FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Support in the amount of $164,500.