City OKs Dam Assessment

Engineer Prepares For 'Worst Case Scenario' Regarding Cost

Posted: March 13, 2013 at 5 a.m.

BENTONVILLE — The city is preparing for a “worst case scenario” when it comes to further dealings with the Federal Emergency Management Agency on replacing a dam at Lake Bella Vista, a city engineer told City Council members Tuesday night.

At A Glance

Hourly Rates

Bentonville is contracting with CP&Y for an environmental assessment costing up to $200,000. Hourly rates for the company are:

Principal: $244

Project manager: $190

Environmental manager: $190

Senior geologist: $165

Architectural historian: $98

Environmental specialist: $82

Support staff: $60

Source: City contract

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