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File #: 1252-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/15/2013 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/15/2013 Final action: 7/18/2013
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering services agreement with DLZ Ohio, Inc. in connection with the Alum Creek Trunk (South) & Deshler Tunnel Sewer Assessment Project for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; and to authorize the expenditure of $400,928.72 from the Sanitary Sewer General Obligation Bond Fund. ($400,928.72)
Attachments: 1. Ord 1252.2013 Request for CIP Legislation Form (Revised 04-06-10) (725 04), 2. Ord 1252-2013 Director's Legislation Information Sheet (5-23-11) (725 04), 3. Ord 1252-2013 Sub-Contractor WIF 650725-100004
Explanation
 
1.      BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering agreement in the amount of $400,928.72 with DLZ Ohio, Inc. in connection with the Alum Creek Trunk (South) & Deshler Tunnel Sewer Assessment Project for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage. This work is to be performed in accordance with the requirements of the OEPA consent order and is consistent with the Division of Sewerage & Drainage's Capacity, Maintenance, Operations, and Management (CMOM) plan.  This project will provide inspection for one of the City's large diameter sanitary sewers. The project area for the Alum Creek South starts near the intersection of Alum Creek and I-70 and terminates at the Big Walnut Outfall south of I-270.  The Deshler Tunnel starts near the intersection of Alum Creek and I-70 and terminates at the Whittier Storm Tanks.  The approximate total length of this sewer is 41,200 feet.
 
Work items for this phase of the project shall consist of closed circuit televising and sonar to assess the structural and operational condition of the large diameter trunk sewers identified on the project Exhibit, the providing of an Technical Memorandum outlining the structural and operational conditions of the sewers, and all other necessary items for the completion of the Memorandum.
 
2.      THE PROJECT TIMELINE:  This project shall have contract duration of one year and does not contain any future phases.
 
3.      PROCUREMENT:   In accordance with the procedures set forth in Columbus City Code, Section 329.14 for RFP's. The Department of Public Utilities received five (5) Request for Proposals (RFP's) for the Alum Creek Trunk (South) & Deshler Tunnel Sewer Assessment Project. After careful consideration and of proposal quality, experience of the team's personnel, experience of the prime contractor, and local workforce, DLZ Ohio, Inc. was awarded the contract.
 
4.      Name                                  CCCN Exp.Date       City/State  _______Status
        DLZ Ohio, Inc.                  31-1268980/2-28-15   Columbus, Ohio      ASN
        Brown & Caldwell, LLC   94-1446346/5-2-14     Columbus, Ohio      MAJ
        Chester Engineers              02-401674/5-21-13     Columbus, Ohio      MBE
        CH2MHill, Inc.                  32-0100027/1-7-15     Columbus, Ohio      MAJ
        MS Consultants, Inc.         34-6546916/4-5-14      Columbus, Ohio           MAJ
 
5.      EMERGENCY DESIGNATION:  An emergency designation is not requested at this time.
 
6.      CONTRACT COMPLIANCE No.:  31-1268980 | ASN | Exp. 02/28/2015
 
7.      ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: This project will reduce the overall risk to the sanitary sewer collection system by assessing one of the City's most critical assets for its structural and operational condition.  This information will allow for future prioritization of repairs and/or rehabilitation, and provide valuable information so that any eventual alternatives development for repair/rehabilitation can utilize the direct financial, social, and environmental factors affecting these sewers in the evaluation process.  This is consistent with the Triple Bottom Line (TBL) assessment process and asset management directives currently being utilized by the Department of Public Utilities.
 
8.      FISCAL IMPACT:  
      This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to expend up to $400,928.72 in funds from the Sanitary Sewer System General Obligation Bond Fund, Fund 664.
Title
 
To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering services agreement with DLZ Ohio, Inc. in connection with the Alum Creek Trunk (South) & Deshler Tunnel Sewer Assessment Project for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; and to authorize the expenditure of $400,928.72 from the Sanitary Sewer General Obligation Bond Fund. ($400,928.72)
 
Body
 
WHEREAS, this legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering with DLZ Ohio, Inc. in connection with the Alum Creek Trunk (South) & Deshler Tunnel Sewer Assessment Project; and
 
WHEREAS, the project will  consist of closed circuit televising and sonar to assess the structural and operational condition of the large diameter trunk sewers and providing of an Technical Memorandum outlining the structural and operational conditions of the sewers, and all other necessary items for the completion of the Memorandum
 
WHEREAS, it is necessary for City Council to authorize the expenditure of funds from the Sanitary Sewer System General Obligation Bond Fund, Fund 664; and
 
WHEREAS, the Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Department of Public Utilities is requesting that this Council authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an engineering agreement with DLZ Ohio, Inc., services in connection with the Alum Creek Trunk (South) & Deshler Tunnel Sewer Assessment Project, at the earliest practical date; Now, Therefore,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:
SECTION 1.  That the Director of Public Utilities be, and hereby is, authorized to enter into an engineering agreement with DLZ Ohio, Inc., 6161 Huntley Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43229-1003, for professional engineering services in connection with the Alum Creek Trunk (South) & Deshler Tunnel Sewer Assessment Project in accordance with the terms and conditions as shown in the contract modification on file in the office of the Division of Sewerage and Drainage.
 
SECTION 2. That the Director of Public Utilities be and hereby is authorized to expend up to a total of $400,928.72 from the Sanitary Sewer General Obligation Bond Fund | Fund No. 664 | into Alum Creek Trunk (South) & Deshler Tunnel Sewer Assessment Project | Div. 60-05 | Proj. 650725-100004 | OCA 647254 | Object Level Three 6676.
SECTION 3. That the said firm, DLZ Ohio, Inc., shall perform the work to the satisfaction of the Director of Public Utilities and the Administrator of the Division of Sewerage and Drainage.
 
SECTION 4. That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.
 
SECTION 5.  That the City Auditor is authorized to make any accounting changes to revise the funding source for all contracts or contract modifications associated with this Ordinance.
 
SECTION 6.  That the Director of Public Utilities is hereby authorized to transfer any unencumbered balance in the project account to the unallocated balance within the same fund upon receipt of certification by the Director of the Department administering said project that the project has been completed and the monies are no longer required for said project; except that no transfer shall be made from a project by monies from more than one source.
 
SECTION 7. That the City Auditor is authorized to establish proper project accounting numbers as appropriate.
SECTION 8. That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.