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File #: 22-4521    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Award Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/21/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Request for approval to execute an Agreement with IMS Engineers, Inc. to provide professional engineering design services for the permanent transition of Toll Road Operations to an all-electronic roadway environment for Segment #7 - Fort Bend Parkway Extension in Harris County, Texas in the amount of $3,410,000 (Precinct 1). MWDBE Contracted Goal: 35%.
Attachments: 1. 05.2 - 22-4521 AET - IMS ESA Segment 7 (partially executed)

Department: Toll Road Authority

Department Head/Elected Official: Roberto Treviño, P.E., 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): IMS Engineers, Inc.

 

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): 35%

MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A

Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal:  N/A - Goal is not 0% and is listed above

 

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):

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Request for approval to execute an Agreement with IMS Engineers, Inc. to provide professional engineering design services for the permanent transition of Toll Road Operations to an all-electronic roadway environment for Segment #7 - Fort Bend Parkway Extension in Harris County, Texas in the amount of $3,410,000 (Precinct 1).  MWDBE Contracted Goal: 35%.

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Background and Discussion:

As part of the implementation of the All-Electronic Tolling program, the Harris County Toll Road Authority intends to procure the professional services of qualified engineers to provide engineering and planning services.

 

The May 24, 2022 Commissioners Court approved the negotiation with IMS Engineers, Inc. to provide engineering design services for the proposed improvements related to Segment #7 - Fort Bend Parkway Extension in Harris County.

 

Expected Impact:

The professional service contract will permit HCTRA to support the system planning, engineering, sustainability, tolling, and development of business rules for the conversion to All-Electronic Tolling.

 

Alternative Options:

No other recommended services for this identified need.

 

Alignment with Goal(s):

_ Justice and Safety

_ Economic Opportunity

_ Housing

_ Public Health

X Transportation

_ Flooding

_ Environment

_ Governance and Customer Service

 

Prior Court Action (if any):

Date

Agenda Item #

Action Taken

01/25/2022

173

Court approval for solicitation of statement of qualifications

05/24/2022

124

Court approved request to negotiate agreement with IMS Engineers, Inc.

 

Location:

Address (if applicable):  N/A

Precinct(s): Precinct 1

 

Fiscal and Personnel Summary

Service Name

Tolling Operations

 

SFY 22

FY 23

Next 3 FYs

Incremental Expenditures (do NOT write values in thousands or millions)

Labor Expenditures

$50,000

$2,700,000

$660,000

Non-Labor Expenditures

$

$

$

Total Incremental Expenditures

$50,000

$2,700,000

$660,000

Funding Sources (do NOT write values in thousands or millions)

Existing Budget

Revenue - TRA

$50,000

$2,700,000

$660,000

Choose an item.

$

$

$

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$

$

$

Total Current Budget

$50,000

$2,700,000

$660,000

Additional Budget Requested

Choose an item.

$

$

$

Choose an item.

$

$

$

Choose an item.

$

$

$

Total Additional Budget Requested

$

$

$

Total Funding Sources

$50,000

$2,700,000

$660,000

Personnel (Fill out section only if requesting new PCNs)

Current Position Count for Service

-

-

-

Additional Positions Requested

-

-

-

Total Personnel

-

-

-

 

Anticipated Court Date: August 2, 2022

Anticipated Implementation Date (if different from Court date): Notice to proceed pending approval of contract

Emergency/Disaster Recovery Note: Not an emergency, disaster, or COVID-19 related item

Contact(s) name, title, department:  Nicole Stuttz, Chief of Staff, Harris County Toll Road Authority

Attachments (if applicable):  Agreement