ITEM:†† †††††††† CONSENT CALENDAR††

 

9.†††††††† CONSIDER CONTRACT AMENDMENT WITH RAMLIT ASSOCIATES FOR COMPUTER MODELING ASSISTANCE (CVSIM)

 

Meeting Date:†††††††††† July 21, 2003††††††††††††††††††††††††† Budgeted: $21,000 for combined tasks

Program No.:1-1-1 and 2; 1-3-2-B-1

Staff Contact: ††††††††††† Henrietta Stern††††††††††††††††††††† Cost Estimate: not to exceed $21,000

 

General Counsel Approval:N/A†††††

Committee Recommendation: Administrative Committee reviewed this item on July 15, 2003 and unanimously recommended approval of this item.

CEQA Compliance: N/A ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

 

SUMMARY:†† The District annually retains RAMLIT Associates for assistance with CVSIM computer model maintenance, quality control and specific modeling requests associated with water supply projects and planning, as shown in Exhibit 9-A.RAMLIT is paid only for tasks authorized by the General Manager on an as-needed basis.The Board will consider renewing RAMLITís existing contract to provide for services in fiscal year (FY) 2003-2004 for a not-to-exceed amount of $21,000.The contract with RAMLIT will specify that the $21,000 is to be allocated in the following manner, in accordance with the FY 2003-2004 budget adopted by the Board at its June 16, 2003 meeting:

 

 

Program No.

 

Task

 

Not-to-Exceed Amount ($)

 

Account No.

 

1-1-1

 

CVSIM Update/Assistance

 

$3,000

 

5-7829

 

1-1-2

 

CVSIM Quality Control

 

$3,000

 

5-7829

 

1-3-2-B-1

 

CVSIM model runs for water supply alternatives in EIR

 

$ 15,000

 

5-7860.10

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

$ 21,000

 

 

 

The $21,000 maximum amount is $4,000 lower than in previous years.No expenditures are considered to be reimbursable by California-American Water Company (Cal-Am).

 

RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends that the Board approve this item along with the consent calendar.The Administrative Committee reviewed this item at its July 15, 2003 meeting and voted3 to 0 to recommend approval.†† If approved by the Board, this item will be adopted along with the Consent Calendar.

 

 

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