ITEM:

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

5.

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

 

Meeting Date:

July 19, 2004

Budgeted:$6,000 for combined tasks

 

Staff Contact:

Henrietta Stern

Program No.:1-1-1 and 1-1-2

 

 

Cost Estimate:not to exceed $6,000

 

General Counsel Approval:N/A

Committee Recommendation:The Administrative Committee reviewed this item on July12, 2004 and recommended approval.

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 5-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) 2004-2005 for a not-to-exceed amount of $6,000.The contract with RAMLIT will specify that the $6,000 is to be allocated in the following manner, in accordance with the FY 2004-2005 budget adopted by the Board at its June 21, 2004 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

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

$ 6,000

 

 

 

The $6,000 maximum amount is $15,000 lower than the total amount approved for last year.No expenditures are considered to be reimbursable by California-American Water (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 12, 2004 meeting and voted 3 to 0 to recommend approval.If this item is adopted along with the Consent Calendar, staff will execute a contract amendment for a not-to-exceed amount of $6,000 for this work.

 

LIST OF EXHIBITS:

5-A††††††††††† RAMLIT Associates Scope of Work and Fee Schedule for FY 2005

 

 

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