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Professional Consulting Services - 5 Year Water Plan & Rate Study

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00001077459

Bid Title: Professional Consulting Services - 5 Year Water Plan & Rate Study

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 09/01/2017

Close Date: 09/27/2017

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Vallejo, California

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:A. Task 1 Project Kickoff and Data Collection Kickoff meeting at City Water Department with consultant team and Citystaff Determine responsibilities, schedules, milestone dates, and confirmgoals/expectations Assemble necessary information to utilize for studyB. Task 2 Develop Financial PlansDevelop forecasts and projections and review with City staff for agreementon assumptions, interpretation, and approach Evaluate infrastructure replacement needs and incorporate future repairand replacement funding Develop financing alternatives for capital projects Develop 5-year, 10-year, and 15-year cash flow projections (consistentwith 15-year CIP). Evaluate fund reserve targets Evaluate water programs for adequate funding and recommend necessarychanges Provide a no action projection Financing plan is to be an Excel-based model for future use by City.Provide needed training to City staff. Review with City staffC. Task 3 Water Rate Analysis and Cost of Service Determination Review existing rates and evaluate alternative rate structures. Evaluate the use of a uniform volumetric charge for all customers. Evaluate the existing tiered rates and provide recommendations andoptions on future use of tiered rates. Evaluate customer classifications and water usage patterns, providedefinitions for agreed upon classifications Evaluate the ratio of fixed to variable charges within current rate structuretrends in California, giving consideration to Proposition 218, conservationpricing best management practices, and the financial needs of the waterutility. Develop rate recommendations and project 5-year, 10-year, and 15-yearrates. Calculate impacts on customers. Conduct regional rate surveys and present findings in a graph(s).[Optional City staff to determine need for this.] Confirm that rate recommendations are programmable into the Citysbilling system (H.T.E. Sungard/Superion) Rate models are to be an Excel-based model for future use by City.Provide a model that staff can use for presentations and planning. Provideneeded training to City staff. Review recommended rates with City staff,

Product Code: 96891

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Vallejo

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Pamela Sahin 202 Fleming Hill Rd., Vallejo, California, 94589

Phone: 707-648-4479




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