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File #: 22-1054    Version: 1 Name: mendment to the Existing Professional Services Agreement with The Nickerson Company for Public Works Inspection Services, Utility Location, and Arborist Inspection Support
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 5/11/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 5/23/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - CONSENT ITEM: Amendment to the Existing Professional Services Agreement with The Nickerson Company for Public Works Inspection Services, Utility Location, and Arborist Inspection Support for the Public Works Department/Engineering Division for the City-Wide Ting High Speed Fiber Project in an Additional Amount Not-to-Exceed $300,000.
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CC - CONSENT ITEM: Amendment to the Existing Professional Services Agreement with The Nickerson Company for Public Works Inspection Services, Utility Location, and Arborist Inspection Support for the Public Works Department/Engineering Division for the City-Wide Ting High Speed Fiber Project in an Additional Amount Not-to-Exceed $300,000.

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Meeting Date: May 23, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Mate Gaspar/PW
Phone Number: 310-253-5602

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Attachments: Yes [] No [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (05/18/2022); The Nickerson Company by e-mail (05/18/2022)

Department Approval: Yanni Demitri, Public Works Director/City Engineer (05/11/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council approve an amendment to the existing professional services agreement with The Nickerson Company to support the Public Works Department/Engineering Division for public works inspection, utility location services, and arborist inspection services for the City-wide Ting high speed fiber optic project in an additional amount not-to-exceed $300,000.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

In March 2021, Ting Fiber, Inc. (Ting) began construction on a city-wide project to place fiber optic cable, using microtrenching, on every street in Culver City. Upon project completion, Ting will offer a minimum of 1 gigabyte high-speed internet service to every parcel, including Citywide fiber-to-the-home.

The Nickerson Company has been providing inspection and utility location services since the project started through a City Manager approved $50,000 professional services agreement. On June 13, 2021, an amendment to the existing agreement was approved by the City Council, in an additional amount of $200,000. At that time, Ting estimated that their work would be c...

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