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File #: 21-762    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/13/2021 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 8/24/2021 Final action: 8/24/2021
Title: Action on Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement with HSQ Technology for the MISER Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System
Attachments: 1. Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement with HSQ Technology, 2. POST MEETING MATERIAL
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement with HSQ Technology for the MISER Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System

Report
COUNCIL PILLAR
Deliver and Enhance Hight Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure

BACKGROUND
On December 3, 2019, City Council approved an agreement with HSQ Technology to upgrade the core hardware and software of the MISER Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System. The MISER SCADA System is proprietary to HSQ Technology and is used to monitor and control critical operations of the water, sewer, and storm drain systems.

The core system upgrade was completed ahead of schedule in December 2020. It was an essential step to enable reliable and continuous monitoring of field instruments and equipment that collect data from remote sites and perform a variety of tasks. More importantly, the core system upgrade provided the preparatory infrastructure for the next phase of the City's modernization plan to increase the level of automation and expand equipment-monitoring capabilities of the MISER SCADA System.

The next phase of the modernization plan is to connect 34 remote water sites, seven sewer sites, and one storm site to the new fiber optic cable. This phase of the project will consist of:

* First, conducting the necessary site surveys to document equipment requirements, labor requirements, and cost for each remote site. The equipment enabling the communication between each remote site and the master radio located at the Corporation Yard is collectively called a remote terminal unit (RTU).

* Second, performing the actual work, starting with several pilot sites and then based on pilot results, continuing with remaining sites, in a prioritized sequence.

DISCUSSION
Staff is requesting authority to amend the agreement with HSQ Technology to increase compensation by $76,893 for a revised not-to-exceed maximum compensation of $574,481. This will enable staff to continue worki...

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