The Planning and Development Department will use this Contract to conduct the 2017 Transportation Impact Fee Study. Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., will update the Land Use Assumptions and Capital Improvements Plan required by the Texas Local Government Code Chapter 395, to be completed every five years. The study was last updated in 2013.
BID ADVERTISEMENT - A Request for Proposals (RFP) was advertised in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Wednesdays between September 7, 2016 and October 5, 2016. Additionally, ninety-nine vendors were solicited from the purchasing database system, one response was received. The proposal was reviewed by an evaluation committee consisting of staff from the Planning and Development and Economic Development Departments. The evaluation factors included project understanding, project team, qualifications, experience and capabilities, project approach and schedule, local sensitivity and SBE goal. The proposal from Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., was found to present the best value to the City.
PRICE ANALYSIS - The flat fee per task offered by Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., is 0.74% higher than the rate charged for the previous Agreement (M&C C-25596, May 2012) due to an increase in labor. The Planning and Development Department staff reviewed the proposed prices and certified they are fair and reasonable.
ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGE ORDER - An administrative change order or increase may be made by the City Manager in the amount up to $50,000.00 without specific City Council approval as long as sufficient funds have been appropriated.
CONTRACT TERMS - Upon City Council's approval, the Contract will begin December 14, 2016 and expire on December 13, 2017.
M/WBE OFFICE - Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., is in compliance with the City's M/WBE Ordinance by committing to a 15 percent SBE participation.