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File #: 19-1089    Version: 1 Name: Contract 2019-0280 CT Consultants Inc - Church Street Improvements
Type: Contract/Agreement Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/11/2019 In control: Board of Mayor & Aldermen
On agenda: 11/12/2019 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a Professional Services Agreement (COF Contract No. 2019-0280) with CT Consultants, Inc. for the Preparation of Preliminary Plans and Concept Renderings for the Church Street Improvements Project, from Columbia Avenue to 1st Avenue South/Harpeth River, in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $42,500.00. (CIC 9/26/19, 4-0)
Sponsors: Engineering
Attachments: 1. COF 2019-0280 Church St Improvements_with exhibit.Law Approved.pdf

DATE: October 11, 2019

TO: Board of Mayor and Aldermen

FROM: Eric Stuckey, City Administrator
Paul Holzen, City Engineer/Director of Engineering
Jonathan Marston, Assistant Director of Engineering
William Banks, Staff Engineer

SUBJECT:
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Consideration of a Professional Services Agreement (COF Contract No. 2019-0280) with CT Consultants, Inc. for the Preparation of Preliminary Plans and Concept Renderings for the Church Street Improvements Project, from Columbia Avenue to 1st Avenue South/Harpeth River, in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $42,500.00. (CIC 9/26/19, 4-0)
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Purpose
The purpose of this memorandum is to provide information to the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BOMA) concerning a Professional Services Agreement (PSA) with CT Consultants, Inc. (CTC) for the Preparation of Preliminary Plans and Concept Renderings for the Church Street Improvements Project, from Columbia Avenue to 1st Avenue South/Harpeth River, in an amount not-to-exceed $42,500.

Background
The project will involve the replacement and upgrades of existing roadway infrastructure and utilities, including the following: Franklin water and sanitary sewer lines, reconstruction of the Church Street roadway and storm sewer system, possible relocation of overhead utilities to underground duct banks, ADA compliant sidewalks, and the implementation of streetscape elements (light poles, decorative sidewalks/crosswalks, amenities, etc.) between Columbia Avenue and 1st Avenue South.

The City has had repeated issues with utilities along this corridor, which necessitates the need for upgrades and/or replacement. The sanitary sewer line requires monthly cleaning to avoid obstructions, because it is undersized and has inflow/infiltration issues. The water line has reached its service life and needs improvements to help with water quality and flow in the area.

Also, the existing stormwater system needs to be upgraded to provide service to the Parkview area in downtown Fran...

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