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File #: 21-5348    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Amendment Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/4/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for approval to execute an amendment to an agreement with Jones & Carter, Inc. in the amount of $79,475.00 for Professional Engineering Services in connection with Long Play Subdivision Drainage Improvements, UPIN 19101MF16C01, Precinct 1.
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Department: County Engineer
Department Head/Elected Official: Loyd Smith, P.E., Interim County Engineer

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Contract - Amendment

Project ID (if applicable): 19101MF16C01
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Jones & Carter, Inc.
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): N/A

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval to execute an amendment to an agreement with Jones & Carter, Inc. in the amount of $79,475.00 for Professional Engineering Services in connection with Long Play Subdivision Drainage Improvements, UPIN 19101MF16C01, Precinct 1.
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Background and Discussion:
The Long Play subdivision has an area of approximately 25 acres and is located in the eastern portion of Harris County. The subdivision is bisected by Long Play Lane, which intersects Garrett Lane approximately 1 mile east of Beltway 8. The Long Play Lane subdivision has experienced structural flooding during several recent flood events. The scope and proposed improvements include correcting roadside ditches and upsizing culverts. This addendum includes the study and design of the work needed on the roadside ditches along with the study and layout of a proposed trail that is being requested by Precinct 1.




Expected Impact:
By adding to the existing contract, it will allow the additional study work that is needed to ensure this project will reduce flood risk and strengthen resiliency in Harris County by assisting in the alleviation of structural flood damage to the homes in the community. This contract amendment is a step in the process to reduce the financial, physical, and emotional burden flood damage places on homeowners and will reduce the financial impact of recovery costs to the Pine Trails subdivision homeowners, Harris County, and FEMA. The fiscal impact for this project will come from the 1080 Fund, Special Mobility Funding for the Recovery and Resiliency Division subdivision projects with the long-term goa...

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