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File #: 21-6329    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Amendment Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/15/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 11/30/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for approval of a change in contract with Salem Group, Inc. in connection with Emerald Forest Subdivisions Road and Drainage Improvements (Cypress Place), with an addition of $15,395, Job No. 20/0351-2, UPIN 19103N303002, Precinct 3.
Attachments: 1. 21-6329 CIC - Emerald Forest (Cypress Place) P3.pdf
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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 19103N303002
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Salem Group, Inc.
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): N/A

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of a change in contract with Salem Group, Inc. in connection with Emerald Forest Subdivisions Road and Drainage Improvements (Cypress Place), with an addition of $15,395, Job No. 20/0351-2, UPIN 19103N303002, Precinct 3.
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Background and Discussion:
Construction project is located in northwest Harris County in the Cypress Place neighborhood. Project has completed construction with Salem Group, Inc. This water line was not identified on drawings and had to be re-routed out of the way of large junction box and required a boring subcontractor. Change order will cover the costs the contractor incurred to re-route the existing water line around the new junction box.




Expected Impact:
The Emerald Forest Subdivisions (Cypress Place) Drainage Improvement 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 Cypress Place subdivision homeowners, Harris County, and FEMA. No staffing impacts expected with the fiscal impact for this project coming from both CSD (289) grant funding and the 1080 Fund, Special Mobility Funding for the Recovery and Resiliency Division subdivision projects with the long-term goal of reducing drainage costs in the future.


Alternative Options:
No alternative was feasible as the solution provided was necessary to resolve the conflict. Water line a...

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