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File #: 22-5210    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Amendment Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Request that the County Judge execute an amendment to an agreement with Collaborate Arch, LLC in the additional amount of $65,675 to update scope of work for professional architectural and engineering services for the design of restoration and mitigation efforts on Harris County buildings (170274).
Attachments: 1. 22-5210 Order- Collaborate Arch, LLC
Department: Purchasing
Department Head/Elected Official: DeWight Dopslauf

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Contract - Amendment

Project ID (if applicable): 170274
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Collaborate Arch, LLC

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable):NA
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable):NA
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - project was awarded prior to launch of County's M/WBE Program

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request that the County Judge execute an amendment to an agreement with Collaborate Arch, LLC in the additional amount of $65,675 to update scope of work for professional architectural and engineering services for the design of restoration and mitigation efforts on Harris County buildings (170274).
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Background and Discussion:
The Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library is located inside the Mercer Botanic Gardens at 22306 Aldine Westfield Rd, Humble, TX 77338. The disaster recovery project involves the repair of damages caused by Hurricane Harvey in August 2017, including wall and floor finishes, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and data fixtures and equipment. In addition to in-kind damage repairs, the scope of work encompasses the implementation of flood mitigation measures to prevent similar damages from reoccurring, including a flood barrier, structural modifications, and strengthening of the building envelope. The project scope also includes all work required to bring the facility into compliance with current building codes and regulations in relation to the project scope of work.
The current FEMA project does NOT allow any additional improvements beyond the eligible restoration and mitigation scope already authorized by FEMA and TDEM. Implementing additional improvements without the authorization from FEMA could jeopardize reimbursement for the project. At this point, submitting a request to FEMA to add additional improvements unrelated to damage repairs or mitiga...

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