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City Council Formal Meeting
City Council Report
Agenda Date: 5/16/2018, Item No.
Contract Award for South Central Transit Oriented Development Business
Assistance and Land Use Planning Services Grant (Ordinance S-44622)
Request authorize the City Manager, his designee, enter into contract with
Promise Arizona/Gould Evans provide business assistance, Transit Oriented
Development (TOD) planning and urban design services for the South Central Light
Rail Extension Project. Further request authorization for the City Controller disburse
funds amount not exceed $2.4 million.
Summary October 2016, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded the City Phoenix Transit Oriented Development (TOD) planning grant implement early action
business assistance program and plan for future development along the South
Central Light Rail Extension. The City Phoenix received from the FTA the maximum
available funding million, which further supported $400,000 local match.
The grant will fund comprehensive, proactive business assistance that will include
business owner workshops, detailed inventories and needs assessments the
businesses the corridor, and development and implementation individual business
assistance plans. addition, the grant provides the resources engage and work
with the community gather extensive input and understand perspectives the
current and desired conditions the station areas generate long-term vision for
the corridor. The visioning work will captured through interactive design workshops
that will yield conceptual urban design plans for the areas surrounding each station.
The community engagement, visioning, urban design work, and action plan will
documented TOD policy plan specific the South Central corridor, which will
serve attract, guide, and prioritize strategic investments infrastructure, housing,
economic development, and other areas achieve the shared vision for the future.
Procurement Information request for proposals (RFP) process was conducted accordance with
Administrative Regulation 3.10 (PTD18-002). Two proposals were received the
Public Transit Department Feb. 2018. evaluation panel comprised City
Phoenix staff, Valley Metro staff, and members the public scored the proposals
based the following criteria:
Agenda Date: 5/16/2018, Item No.
Team Organizational Qualifications and Experience (up 200 points).
Team Personnel Qualifications and Experience (up 250 points).
Technical Approach (up 350 points).
Offerors Total Price (up 200 points).
Below summary the final proposal scores:
Promise Arizona/Gould Evans: 897 points
Callison RTKL Inc.: 680 points
Based evidenced marketplace competition, the pricing determined fair and
reasonable. Public Transit staff concurs with the evaluation committees decision and
recommends awarding this contract for business assistance and land use planning
services Promise Arizona/Gould Evans the best overall proposal and best value the City based the evaluation criteria.
Contract Term
The contract consists two-year base agreement with optional one-year
extension monthly increments coincide with project completion. The extension
option will exercised the Public Transit Director only the Citys best
interest and the contractor performed satisfactorily during the two-year base
period. The contract term will begin about May 2018 and end about April
30, 2021, the annual extension exercised.
Financial Impact
The aggregate contract value, including all option years, shall not exceed $2.4 million.
Funds are available according the following breakdown:
FTA: million
Local Match (T2050): $400,000
Concurrence/Previous Council Action
The Citizen Transportation Commission recommended approval the award
recommendation the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee April 26,
2018 vote 8-2.
The Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee recommended approval this
item vote 4-0 May 2018.
Agenda Date: 5/16/2018, Item No.
The South Central Light Rail Extension five-mile light rail investment Central
Avenue between Jefferson Street and Baseline Road.
Council Districts:
Responsible Department
This item submitted Deputy City Manager Mario Paniagua and the Public Transit