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File #: 21-5395    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 $849,894.00 for Professional Engineering Services in connection with Bear Creek Village Subdivision Drainage Improvements, UPIN 19104MF12M01, Precinct 4.
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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 19104MF12M01
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 $849,894.00 for Professional Engineering Services in connection with Bear Creek Village Subdivision Drainage Improvements, UPIN 19104MF12M01, Precinct 4.
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Background and Discussion:
The Bear Creek Village Subdivision is generally bound by Clay Road to the south, State Highway 6 to the west, Addicks Satsuma Road to the north, and the Addicks Reservoir to the east. Drainage problems within the Bear Creek Village Subdivision primarily result from ponding areas where the storm sewer system is inadequate to collect and drain extreme event runoff. The current drainage analysis has shown that alternative locations for street regrading and storm sewer replacement, in addition to channels in the reservoir, will provide the optimal reduction in flood risk for the subdivision. This addendum includes additional topographic, geotechnical and environmental study work within the subdivision and the reservoir. Additional design scope is also included to cover the additional street regrading and storm sewer replacement within the subdivision, and channels in the reservoir.



Expected Impact:
By adding to the existing contract, and completing the engineering work, 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 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 impa...

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