ITEM:

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

4.

CONSIDER EXPENDITURE OF BUDGETED FUNDS TO AMEND CONTRACT WITH RAMLIT ASSOCIATES FOR COMPUTER MODELING SERVICES

 

Meeting Date:

October 16, 2006

Budgeted:

$6,000 for combined tasks

 

From:

David A. Berger,

Program/

1-1-1 and 1-1-2;

 

General Manager

Line Item No.:

Account 5-04-7829

 

Prepared By:

Henrietta Stern

Cost Estimate:

Not to exceed $6,000

 

General Counsel Approval:N/A

Committee Recommendation:The Administrative Committee reviewed this item on October 4, 2006 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 4-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) 2006-2007 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 2006-2007 budget adopted by the Board at its June 19, 2006 meeting:

 

 

Program No.

 

Task

 

Not-to-Exceed Amount

 

Account No.

 

1-1-1

 

CVSIM Update/Assistance

 

$3,000

 

5-04-7829

 

1-1-2

 

CVSIM Quality Control

 

$3,000

 

5-04-7829

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

$ 6,000

 

 

 

The $6,000 maximum amount is the same as the total amount approved for last year.Staff believes this amount will enable adequate oversight of the CVSIM model as it is re-coded to address aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) and other issues.

 

RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends that the Board approve this item along with the consent calendar.The Administrative Committee reviewed this item at its October 4, 2006 meeting and voted 2 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 in FY 2006-2007.

 

EXHIBITS

4-A††††† RAMLIT Associates Scope of Work and Fee Schedule for FY 2006-2007

 

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