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TO: <br />FROM: <br />DATE: <br />SUBJ: <br />Background <br />Mount Prospect Public Works Department <br />INTEROFFICE MEMORANDUM <br />ACTING VILLAGE MANAGER DAVID STRAHL <br />DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS <br />DECEMBER 11, 2014 <br />CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING FOR ISABELLA AREA SEWER <br />IMPROVEMENTS ($672,799) <br />Staff asked Burns & McDonnell consulting engineers of Downers Grove, Illinois for a proposal to <br />provide specified construction engineering services for the Isabella Area Sewer Improvements <br />Project. The scope of work requested stipulated full-time supervision of multiple construction <br />crews for the contract term, project administration, material testing, and pre/post construction <br />videography of the project area. <br />Proposal <br />Burns & McDonnell has submitted a cost proposal to provide the requested professional <br />services at a cost not to exceed $672,799. <br />Discussion <br />Staff has reviewed Burns & McDonnell's proposal and determined that they have allotted <br />adequate, qualified resources necessary to monitor all phases of work and administer the <br />construction contract. In addition, their cost proposal includes appropriate allocations for <br />requisite sub -contracted technical assistance including laboratory materials testing services and <br />construction site videography. <br />Burns & McDonnell has successfully performed a variety of civil engineering projects for the <br />Village over the course of 20 years. <br />Of particular relevance to this project is their experience with the 2011 Comprehensive Flood <br />Study. Burns & McDonnell authored that study and developed its recommendations; including <br />all of the Phase 1 and Phase 2 projects. They were also the design engineers for the Isabella <br />Area Sewer Improvements project. <br />Because of this experience, Burns & McDonnell is intimately familiar with the Village's sewer <br />systems, drainage patterns, and, most importantly, the flooding problems endured by Mount <br />Prospect residents. <br />