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File #: 21-5398    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Award Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/4/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for approval of an agreement with Buffalo Bayou Partnership, in the amount of $754,799, for continuation of the program for management and removal of floatables, litter and other pollutants from Buffalo Bayou, its tributaries and other areas as directed by the District in conjunction with the District's Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program, for project administration and management for a two-year term commencing on the date of this agreement. (Agreement No. 2022-65, Countywide).
Attachments: 1. 21-5398 AGMT BBP 2022-65 CW backup
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Department: Flood Control District
Department Head/Elected Official: Alan R. Black, P.E., Interim Executive Director

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Contract - Award

Project ID (if applicable): N/A
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Buffalo Bayou Partnership
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): N/A

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of an agreement with Buffalo Bayou Partnership, in the amount of $754,799, for continuation of the program for management and removal of floatables, litter and other pollutants from Buffalo Bayou, its tributaries and other areas as directed by the District in conjunction with the District's Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program, for project administration and management for a two-year term commencing on the date of this agreement. (Agreement No. 2022-65, Countywide).
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Background and Discussion:
This agreement has been one of the primary vehicles by which the District fulfills floatables, litter, and debris abatement conditions of Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit. Continuation of this floatables and litter removal service is integral to the District portion of Joint Task Force MS4 permit compliance.

Expected Impact:
Continuation of agreement will serve the people of Harris County by reduction of floatables, litter, and debris within, and adjacent to, the lower reaches HCFCD Units W100-00-00 and D100-00-00, including selected tributaries and special project areas. Cleanup areas include vegetated banks along lower Buffalo Bayou. These areas intersect with both TxDOT right-of-way and City of Houston bridges and parks. District staff time to manage this agreement is minimal. There are no additional costs beyond the stated agreement amount.

Alternative Options:
No viable alternatives have been identified. Taking no action is not an alternative. MS4 permit satisfies requirements of U...

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