Tompkins County
New York


Authorization to Execute a Contract with Fisher Associates, P.E., L.S., L.A., D.P.C., for Design Services - Ludlowville Road (CR 159) Bridge Replacement Project (PIN 3756.18), Town of Lansing


Department:Highway DepartmentSponsors:
Category:Roads and Bridges


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Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, the State of New York has included in the State Transportation Improvement Program (the STIP) a project whereby Federal sources will furnish 80% and State sources will furnish 15% of funding necessary for the reconstruction of Ludlowville Road Bridge (BIN 3314350) located on Ludlowville Road (CR 159) in the Town of Lansing, and


WHEREAS, the project has been evaluated by the Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council to assure consistency with the community goals and objectives established in its Long-Range Plan, and

WHEREAS, the Tompkins County Highway Department employed a consultant selection process in compliance with federal and state requirements called the “Locally Driven Selection Arrangement” (LDSA), and

WHEREAS, Highway Department staff interviewed the five (5) most qualified consultants selected through said LDSA process, and


WHEREAS, the County Highway Director has recommended Fisher Associates as best qualified to provide design and right-of-way support services for the project and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has approved this selection, and


WHEREAS, the Ludlowville Road bridge project is to be paid with 80% Federal, 15% State, and 5% local monies with the County responsible for first-instance funding and thereafter applying for reimbursement, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Facilities and Infrastructure Committee, That the County Administrator or his designee be and hereby is authorized to execute a contract with Fisher Associates, P.E., L.S., L.A., D.P.C., of 135 Calkins Road, Suite A, Rochester, New York, for design and right-of-way services in connection with the referenced project for an amount not to exceed $169,000,


RESOLVED, further, That the County Administrator or his designee be and here is authorized to execute supplemental agreements on behalf of the County with cumulative value not to exceed 10% of the aforementioned contract amount, funds to be provided from the Ludlowville Bridge Capital Project Account (account HZ5326.59239.53.26).




Meeting History

May 9, 2017 3:00 PM  Facilities and Infrastructure Committee Regular Meeting

Mr. Smith stated the local design services process was also used for the recommendation of Fisher Associates for design services for Ludlowville Road bridge replacement in the Town of Lansing. He explained this project involved a lengthier selection.

MOVER:Glenn Morey, Vice Chair
SECONDER:Peter Stein, Member
AYES:David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler, Daniel Klein, Peter Stein
May 16, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting

Ms. Kiefer offered the last Whereas that was accepted as friendly.

MOVER:David McKenna, Member
SECONDER:Glenn Morey, Member
AYES:Carol Chock, James Dennis, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Martha Robertson, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler
EXCUSED:Will Burbank, Peter Stein