|On June 19, 2018, the City Council approved Contract 14121, with Freese and Nichols, Inc., for providing professional services for Demolition of Pump Station No. 7, Low Head B Pump Station, and the Reese Pipeline. This project focused on removal of Pump Station 7, which was constructed in the early 1950s. With the successful implementation of Pump Station 16 at 29th Drive and the Marsha Sharp Freeway, the demolition of Pump Station 7 and associated waterline improvements can proceed.
On June 9, 2020, the City Council approved Contract 15243, with Garney Companies, Inc. of Midland, Texas, in the amount of $2,550,358 for Pump Station No. 7 Demolition and Waterline Replacement. The construction project will completely remove Pump Station 7 and the associated equipment, piping, electrical equipment, pumps, motors, instrumentation, and existing ground storage tanks, as well as restore the site to green field conditions. Along with the abandonment of Pump Station 7, some necessary piping modifications and replacements of roughly 1,400 linear feet of a 24-inch water main are needed in order to maintain a reliable water source to Pump Station 16.
Under Contract 14121, FNI designed the project and under this proposed contract, FNI will provide construction phase services for the construction of the project including Construction Inspection, Resident Project Representative (RPR) and Engineer of Record (EOR) services, as well as the final design for the future removal of Low head B Pump Station off the Clovis Highway and North Quaker Avenue.
Staff successfully negotiated Amendment No. 1, with Freese and Nichols, Inc., for a not to exceed amount of $74,530. The scope and fees have been negotiated for a fair and reasonable price at the current contract rates. The time of the contract is also extended for 180 days in order to perform these services.