Loading...
2012-086-1681 - P.O. to Atrium Personnel Inc.  1515  NW  167  Street, Building  5  Suite  200    Miami  Gardens, Florida  33169    City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: J une 2 7 , 2012 Item Type: (Enter X in box) Resolution Ordinance Other X Fiscal Impact: (Enter X in box) Yes No Ordinance Reading:(Enter X in box) 1 st Reading 2 nd Reading X Public Hearing:(Enter X in box) Yes No Yes No X X Funding Source: Community Development Block Grant Funds (CDBG) Advertising Requirement:(Enter X in box) Yes No X Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #:08 ‐D ‐001F – Temporary Employment Services for Southeast Florida Governmental Cooperative Group X Strategic Plan Related (Enter X in box) Yes No Strategic Plan Priority Area: Enhance Organizational Bus. & Economic Dev Public Safety Quality of Education Qual. of Life & City Image Communcation Strategic Plan Obj./Strategy: (list the specific objective/strategy this item will address) X Sponsor Name Danny O. Crew, City Manager Department:Community Development & Public Works  Short  Title: A  RESOLUTION  OF  THE  CITY  COUNCIL  OF  THE  CITY  OF  MIAMI  GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING  THE  CITY  MANAGER  TO  ISSUE  PURCHASE  ORDERS  TO  ATRIUM  PERSONNEL, INC. D/B/A  TRANSHIRE, IN  AN  AMOUNT  NOT  TO  EXCEED  SIXTY ‐FIVE  THOUSAND  DOLLARS  ($65,000.00) FOR  CONSTRUCTION  INSPECTION  SERVICES  FOR  PHASE  IB  OF  THE  VISTA  VERDE  DRAINAGE  INFRASTRUCTURE  AND  ROADWAY  IMP ROVEMENTS  PROJECT; PROVIDING  FOR  THE  ADOPTION  OF  REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING  FOR  AN  EFFECTIVE  DATE. Staff  Summary:  Background  In  2007, the  Department  of  Community  Development  began  the  Livable  Neighborhoods  Initiative  project.  This  project  consists  of  comprehensive  infrastructure  improvements  in  three  (3) residential  neighborhoods  deemed  by  our  Public  Works  Department  to  be  among  the  worst  in  the  city.  The  3  neighborhoods  consist  of: ITEM K-6) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION P.O. to Atrium Personnel Inc.   1515  NW  167  Street, Building  5  Suite  200    Miami  Gardens, Florida  33169   1. Garden  Circle  2. Kings  Gardens  I  & II  3. Vista  Verde/Miramar  Gardens   On  May  6, 2010, with  the  successful  completion  of  the  Kings  Gardens  I  & II  neighborhood  improvements, City  Staff  held  a  community  meeting  with  the  residents  of  the  Garden  Circle, Kings  Gardens  III  and  Vista  Verde/Miramar  Gardens  neighborhoods.  At  this  meeting  Staff  provided  a  recap  of  all  of  the  City’s  efforts  up  to  this  point, including  the  various  community  meetings, the  preliminary  engineering  work, the  numerous  mailers  containing  project  information, and  most  recently  the  pictures  of  a  completed  portion  of  the  project  area; all  done  to  encourage  those  neighborhoods  that  had  not  yet  conveyed  ownership  of  the  right ‐of ‐ways  to  the  City  to  do  so.    As  a  result  of  this  meeting, the  Board  of  Directors  of  the  Vista  Verde  Townhouse  Homeowners  Association, Inc. held  a  Special  Meeting  on  October  18, 2010, where  a  resolution  was  passed  to  convey  to  the  City  of  Miami  Gardens  the  right ‐of ‐ways  to  the  neighborhood’s  paved  streets  and  cul ‐de ‐sacs  in  the  Vista  Verde  Townhouse  Sections  A, B  and  C.  The  Council  accepted  the  road  conveyance  on  January  12, 2011.  On  January  12, 2011, the  City  Council  approved  and  authorized  Craven  and  Thompson  Associates, Inc. (CTA) to  prepare  the  necessary  construction  documents  for  the  construction  of  drainage  infrastructure, and  roadway  improvements  to  be  constructed  in  two  phases.    Current  Situation  Phase  1A  of  this  project  is  currently  under  construction, and  is  expected  to  be  completed  by  June  2012. The  City  issued  a  purchase  order  to   Atrium  Personnel, Inc. dba  TransHire, in  the  amount  of  $35,000  for  a  temporary   Project  Manager  to  oversee  the  construction  inspections  for   Vista  Verde  Phase  1A.  The  construction  of  Phase  1B  will  start  in  June  2012.  City  Staff  wishes  to  to  continue  using  a  temporary  Project  Manager  for  this  next  phase.  A  change  order  , increasing  the  previously  issued  P.O. by  an  amount  not  to  exceed  $30,000  is  required.  The  attached  resolution  seeks  City  Council  approval  to  increase  the  current  purchase  order  with  Atrium  Personnel, Inc. dba  TransHire  by  the  amount  of  $30,000  with  the  total  P.O. not  to  exceed  $65,000  for  the  construction  inspection  services  for  Phase  IB  of  the  Vista  Verde  drainage  infrastructure  and  roadway  improvements.    Proposed  Action:  That  the  City  Council  approve  the  attached  resolution .   Attachment: