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File #: 21-245    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Agenda Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/8/2021 In control: Board of Trustees
On agenda: 6/22/2021 Final action:
Title: A Resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Erie Approving an Agreement for Professional Services with Topographic Land Surveyors Co., for the Design of the Lagoon Conversion to Stormwater Quality Pond
Sponsors: Public Works
Attachments: 1. resolution, 2. Agreement For Professional Services, 3. Vicinity Map, 4. Stormwater Quality Pond Example
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Subject: Consent
Title
A Resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Erie Approving an Agreement for Professional Services with Topographic Land Surveyors Co., for the Design of the Lagoon Conversion to Stormwater Quality Pond

Body
Department: Public Works

Presenter/Preparer: Todd Fessenden, Public Works Director
Wendi Palmer, Civil Engineer

Fiscal Summary:
Cost as Recommended: $216,000
Balance Available: $300,000
Fund Storm Drainage
Budget Line Item Number: 520-70-110-605000-100270
New Appropriation Required: No

Staff Recommendation:
Recommendation
Approve the Resolution to award said contract, authorize the appropriate Town officer to execute said contract, authorize staff to expend budgeted funds.
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Summary and Background of Subject Matter:
The 2021 Storm Drainage fund includes a budget line for Old Town Drainage Improvements. An improvement that would benefit existing and new development would be to construct a stormwater quality pond to treat stormwater prior to discharging into Coal Creek. Staff is recommending converting the abandoned lagoons located north of the old water reclamation facility into a stormwater quality pond (see attached Vicinity Map). There is an existing 54-inch storm sewer on the west side of the lagoons that drains the majority of Old Town. By diverting stormwater from this storm sewer into the converted lagoons, the stormwater can be treated prior to discharging into Coal Creek.

This project has the potential for multiple benefits:
1. By providing stormwater quality treatment prior to discharging into Coal Creek, stormwater quality treatment would no longer be required on site for new development. This would save development/redevelopment cost in Old Town.
2. By treating stormwater in an existing untreated development, the Town may be able to receive nutrient removal credits from Colorado Department of Health and Environment (CDPHE) through its nutrient trading policy to apply towards...

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