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File #: 2016-0885   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 11/2/2016 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 1/26/2017 Final action: 1/26/2017
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute: A. a five year cost-plus fixed fee Contract No. PS20109 to LSA Associates, Inc. for sustainability climate change adaptation and greenhouse gas emissions reduction (GHG) services on task orders, with an initial amount not-to-exceed $6,365,000 inclusive of three base years (not to exceed $3,742,143) with two one-year options (year one = $1,274,468 and year two = $1,348,109), subject to resolution of protest(s), if any; and B. individual Task Orders and changes within the Board approved contract amount.
Sponsors: Construction Committee
Indexes: Accounting, Authorization, Budgeting, Carbon Emissions And Greenhouse Gas Management (Project), Climate change, Construction, Contracts, Disadvantaged business enterprises, Procurement, Professional Services, Program, Safety
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary, 3. Attachment C - Forecasted GHG Emmissions Cost
Meeting_Body
CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
JANUARY 19, 2017

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSISIONS CONSULTANT SERVICES

ACTION: EXECUTE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSISIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute:

A. a five year cost-plus fixed fee Contract No. PS20109 to LSA Associates, Inc. for sustainability climate change adaptation and greenhouse gas emissions reduction (GHG) services on task orders, with an initial amount not-to-exceed $6,365,000 inclusive of three base years (not to exceed $3,742,143) with two one-year options (year one = $1,274,468 and year two = $1,348,109), subject to resolution of protest(s), if any; and

B. individual Task Orders and changes within the Board approved contract amount.

Issue
ISSUE

Metro's operational sustainability program is recognized nationally as one of the leading programs in the transit industry. Under this program, reductions in Metro's operations costs have been achieved through greenhouse gas emission reductions, climate adaptation, and other sustainability projects and initiatives within our construction and operational activities. To continue the success of Metro's sustainability program and further achieve operational cost saving and associated benefits, we have solicited and recommend the execution of a professional services contract for climate change adaptation and greenhouse gas emission reduction services design and implementation.
Metro's current Environmental Compliance Services contract included consultant support for Metro's sustainability program. This contract was solicited to increase participation of firms that work in the sustainability industry in Metro's programs, especially those which are involved in the climate change adaptation and greenhouse gas emission reductions space.


Discussion
DISCUSSION

Metro's current Environmental Compliance ...

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