Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Harry F. Atherton, Vice-Chairman, Marshall District Supervisor

September 14, 2006

Staff Lead:


Denise Harris, Water Resource Management Program Manager


County Administration



A Resolution to Authorize the Increase of Contract #63-05smc, with Emery & Garrett Groundwater, Inc., by the Amount of $250,000.00, for the Groundwater Exploration and Investigations in the New Baltimore Service District, and the Initiation of Groundwater Investigations within the Marshall Service District

Topic Description:

Emery & Garrett Groundwater, Inc. (EGGI) of Meredith, New Hampshire, has provided a proposal dated August 30, 2006, attached for reference, which provides a plan and estimated budget to continue groundwater exploration and development investigations in the New Baltimore Service District, as well as a plan to initiate groundwater investigations within the Marshall Service District, both efforts a result of recent Board of Supervisors’ directives.  On February 26, 2005, EGGI was awarded a contract for Water Resource Management Plan & Consultant Services as a result of Request For Proposals (RFP) #63-05sm, released January 6, 2005.  Seven (7) proposals were received and evaluated as a result of the RFP, and a contract was negotiated and awarded in a not-to-exceed amount of $72,000 to EGGI as the top-ranked firm.  Modification #1 for $5,500 was issued in May 2005, resulting in a revised contract total of $77,500.

Per Procurement Policy Section 4.1.15, no fixed-price contract may be increased by more than 25% of the contract or $50,000, whichever is greater, without the advance written approval of the Board of Supervisors.  The attached resolution approves and authorizes an increase of $250,000 to EGGI, Contract #63-05smc, to include FY 2006-2007 Groundwater Investigations in the New Baltimore and Marshall Services Districts per EGGI’s proposal dated August 30, 2006.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

Funding for this increase was appropriated in the FY 2007 budget.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

Fauquier County Water and Sanitation Authority

Community Development



1.      EGGI proposal dated August 30, 2006, 3 pages

2.      EGGI drawing, 1 page


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