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City of Independence

Agenda Title:

Council action to award a contract to A2V Partners, in the amount of $90,167.00, for the Substation M 69 kV Oil Circuit Breaker Replacement Project for the Power & Light Department.

Council action to approve issuance of a contract.

Substation M is located at Lee’s Summit Road and Morgan Streets, Independence, Missouri 64051. It is a 161/69 kV transmission substation which supports service to distribution substations H, I, J and R. Three 69 kV breakers at this substation are oil type and have reached their useful life. Oil breakers are no longer made and repair parts are no longer available. To ensure reliable service these breakers should be replaced with new City standard SF6 breakers. This work has been on the project agenda for several years and has been appropriated in the FY 18-19, and 19-20 budget as project 201106-7020-5406.

In November of 2019, City council approved the purchase of the SF6 breakers and they are due to arrive mid-March 2020. Engineering work is required to design not only the replacement of the breakers but also the replacement of the aging electro-mechanical relays with new City standard digital SEL relays. New relay panels and relays are on site presently. Work to effect the replacement will be scheduled for later this fall (2020) when SPP can agree with an outage to our transmission system. The work will be completed by City crews.

A2V Partners (A2V) was selected per State Statute 8.285, et seq, which calls for selecting architectural, engineering and land surveyor services based on qualifications. A2V was selected from the Procurement Division’s pre-approved list of architectural, engineering, and land surveyor consulting firms.

Approval of this item authorizes the Procurement Manager to issue change orders up to ten (10) percent of the original authorized amount, providing appropriations are available.

Fiscal Impact:

IPL Fund: 00020
Acct. No.: 201106.7020.5406.
Amount: $90,167.00

Department:          Power & LightContact Person:          Brenda Hampton

Purchasing Division (Finance Department)Approved
Power and Light DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
Law DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:          Accepted

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