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File #: R-2020-0550    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 10/6/2020 In control: Public Works Committee
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action: 10/6/2020
Title: Resolution authorizing the City Engineer to amend an existing Professional Services Contract with KL Engineering, Inc. for Engineering Consulting Services related to the conversion of old series street lighting circuits to new parallel circuits with LED lighting for an amount not to exceed $25,000
Sponsors: Public Works Committee
Attachments: 1. Res_R-2020-0550 signed, 2. Res_R-2020-0550, 3. West Allis 2020 Circuit Upgrades_Contingency_Proposal
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Resolution authorizing the City Engineer to amend an existing Professional Services Contract with KL Engineering, Inc. for Engineering Consulting Services related to the conversion of old series street lighting circuits to new parallel circuits with LED lighting for an amount not to exceed $25,000
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WHEREAS, the City had an existing agreement with KL Engineering, Inc. to prepare a Street Lighting Conversion Plan for the City of West Allis that was presented to the Common Council and which outlines a budget and construction plan for the duration of the entire street lighting conversion process ; and,

WHEREAS, with the recent discontinuance of low-pressure sodium (LPS) luminaire manufacturing, the City has approximately 7 years before large numbers of streetlight fixtures begin to go dark. The Street Lighting Conversion Plan evaluated alternatives for upgrading the City's lighting system to ensure lighting systems remain operational, to increase overall efficiency and to take advantage of cost-savings resulting from decreased energy usage and maintenance; and,

WHEREAS, the City previously amended their agreement with KL Engineering, Inc. to produce drawings for the new street lighting circuits which will be under construction in 2020. KL Engineering, Inc. also provided assistance in producing specifications that were used for bidding the procurement and installation of new street lighting equipment and reviewed shop drawing submittals; and,

WHEREAS, the City will need further assistance from KL Engineering, Inc. to provide direct construction oversight of the lighting conversion projects and to ensure the work completed meets high quality standards and conforms to the plan and specification requirements; and,

WHEREAS, the Common Council deems it to be in the best interests of the City of West Allis that the proposal of KL Engineering, Inc. be accepted; and,

WHEREAS, the funds to be used for this project have been included in the 2020 adopted bud...

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