NEW BUSINESS – CONSENT ( ) = Target Council Meeting Date for Recommendations for Council Action (RCAs) 3. (2/15) Authorize recurring expenditures for electronic subscriptions and professional dues and memberships with multiple agencies and vendors in an amount not to exceed $652,000.
4. (2/15) Approve a resolution authorizing the filing of eminent domain proceedings for the acquisition of easement rights consisting of approximately 0.249 acres or 10,833 square feet of land in the Samuel Cushing Survey, Abstract Number 164, Travis County, Texas, and being out of and a portion of that called 11.4257 acres of land as described to Grantia, LLC, in that certain warranty deed with vendor’s lien and recorded as Document Number 2016055587 in official public records of Travis County, Texas, in the amount of $23,156, for the public purpose of electric transmission and distribution facilities necessary for the relocation of a section of Austin Energy’s Transmission Circuit 975. The owner of the needed property interest is Grantia, LLC. The property is located at 2601 East Howard Lane, on the south side of East Howard Lane between Dessau Road and Harris Branch Parkway, approximately one-half mile south of Immanuel Road, within the Austin 2-Mile ETJ, in Travis County, Texas.
6. (2/15) Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. (staff recommendation) or one of the other qualified responders for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP234 to provide distribution engineering and associated design technical services for the Staff Augmentation Services for Electric Distribution project for an initial one-year term, with three one-year renewal options, for a total contract amount not to exceed $4,000,000, including all renewals, subject to annual appropriations.
7. (2/1) Authorize the negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with the Capital Metro Transportation Authority for an amount not to exceed $407,500 for costs associated with the removal of overhead electric lines and replacement with underground electrical services associated with the Capital Metro Multimodal Downtown Transit Station located at 401 East 4th Street. (District 9)
10. (2/15) Authorize award and execution of a multi-term contract with Priester-Mell & Nicholson Inc., to provide backfill polyurethane foam kits, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $446,735.