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File #: 21-5349    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 LJA Engineering, Inc. in the amount of $258,388.00 for Professional Engineering Services for Houmont Park Subdivision Drainage Improvements, UPIN 19101MF14G01, 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): UPIN 19101MF14G01
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): LJA Engineering, 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 LJA Engineering, Inc. in the amount of $258,388.00 for Professional Engineering Services for Houmont Park Subdivision Drainage Improvements, UPIN 19101MF14G01, Precinct 1.
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Background and Discussion:
This project is located in Greens Bayou (P100-00-00) watershed in East Houston, east of John Ralston Road. The existing drainage system is comprised of three earthen, trapezoidal open channels (P110-00-00, P110-04-00 and P117-00-00) owned and maintained by Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD). The proposed improvements include regrading the existing roadside ditches 1,000-feet east and west of the existing drainage channels, replacing inadequate driveway and roadway culverts and channel improvements of the HCFCD Unit Nos P117-00-00, P110-04-00, and P110-00-00. Other improvements include multiple detention basins to cause no adverse impacts downstream. This amendment is to account for the added design scope, proposed ROW for detention ponds and channel improvements that was identified after further drainage analysis that expanded the project improvement area (survey, SUE, and geotechnical effort).




Expected Impact:
By adding to the existing contract, this project seeks to reduce flood risk and strengthen resiliency in Harris County by assisting in the alleviation of structural flood damage to homes in the community. This modification 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 Houmo...

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