Randolph County Commissioners

Special Meeting - October 19, 1998

The Randolph County Board of Commissioners met at 4:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room, County Office Building, 725 McDowell Road, Asheboro, NC. Commissioners Frye, Kemp, Holmes, and Mason were present. Commissioner Davis was absent. The purpose of this meeting was to hear presentations from three engineering firms who submitted proposals for conducting a countywide water study. These firms were ranked as the top three, from a field of seven, by the Water Resources Advisory Board.

Tritech Civil Environmental, PC, Asheboro

Phil Brower, PE, made a presentation on behalf of Tritech:

Hobbs, Upchurch & Associates, P.A., Southern Pines

Fred Hobbs, PE, made a presentation on behalf of HUA:

Marziano & Minier, P.A., Asheboro

Hiram Marziano, P.E., made a presentation on behalf of Marziano & Minier:

Frank Willis, County Manager, explained the process for contracting for professional services (vs. goods): interview firms and rank them; negotiate a contract with #1 firm to include price and scope of service (if contract cannot be negotiated with #1, negotiate with #2); award contract.

The Board briefly discussed presentations heard and agreed that they were not ready to vote on the ranking of the three firms at this time. This item will be considered at the November 2 meeting.

The meeting adjourned at 5:25 p.m.



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Darrell L. Frye, Chairman                                 Phil Kemp



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J. Harold Holmes                                         Robert O. Mason




Alice D. Dawson, Clerk to the Board