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File #: 2018-0391   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/8/2018 In control: Construction Committee
On agenda: 9/20/2018 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. AWARD AND EXECUTE a cost plus fixed fee Contract No. PS46817 to Ninyo & Moore for materials verification testing and inspection services with a base period of seven years for an amount not-to-exceed $12,000,000, plus three one-year options; and B. EXECUTE individual Task Orders and changes within the Board approved not-to-exceed amount.
Sponsors: Construction Committee
Indexes: Capital Project, Capital Project Funds, Construction, Contractors, Contracts, Materials tests, Measure M, Measure R, Procurement, Program management, Quality of service, Safety, Testing
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary.pdf, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary.pdf
Related files: 2018-0673
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CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: MATERIALS VERIFICATION TESTING AND INSPECTION SERVICES

Action
ACTION: AWARD SUPPORT SERVICE CONTRACT

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. AWARD AND EXECUTE a cost plus fixed fee Contract No. PS46817 to Ninyo & Moore for materials verification testing and inspection services with a base period of seven years for an amount not-to-exceed $12,000,000, plus three one-year options; and

B. EXECUTE individual Task Orders and changes within the Board approved not-to-exceed amount.

Issue
ISSUE

Staff seeks to award a materials verification testing and inspection services contract to assist Metro in the delivery of voter approved Measures R, M, and other Board approved Capital Improvement projects.

Background
BACKGROUND

The ability of the Quality Department to perform materials verification testing and inspection services to support the existing projects under construction in addition to new Measures R, M depends on procuring consultant services to oversee and verify Contractor's compliance to the projects quality assurance requirements.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Metro Quality Management Program requires utilization of Consultant services to perform oversight materials testing and verification inspection of work performed by laboratories hired by the Contractors. Metro requires the contractors to perform 100% of inspections and materials verification. Metro's goal is to perform between 5-10% verification depending on the complexity of the work and the Contractors' performance. This independent verification provides Metro assurance that the contractors have a comprehensive testing program in place for items such as concrete strength, soil compaction and materials strength, durability and failure requirements. It is an important component of Metro's overall quality assurance program.

Term

Due to the length of time needed to deliver major c...

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