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File #: 2145-2014    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/12/2014 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 9/29/2014 Final action: 10/1/2014
Title: To amend the 2014 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the City Auditor to transfer funds between projects within the Construction Management Capital Improvement Fund; to authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a contract on behalf of the Office of Construction Management with R.W. Setterlin Building Company for construction of the McKinley Avenue Complex at 1355 McKinley Avenue; to authorize the total expenditure of $10,639,200.00 from the Construction Management Capital Improvement Fund and the Information Services Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($10,639,200.00)
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to enter into a contract on behalf of the Office of Construction Management with R.W. Setterlin Building Company for construction of the new McKinley Avenue Complex at 1355 McKinley Avenue.
Except for the Department of Technology/Technology Telecom Interconnect, the following agencies/functions operate from facilities that are old and are in need of replacement so as to provide services more efficiently and cost effectively:
Infrastructure Management (from 650 Nationwide Boulevard)
Facilities Management (from 640 Nationwide Boulevard)
Environmental Abatement (from 650 Nationwide Boulevard)
Technology Telecom Interconnect (from 90 West Broad Street)
The project shall include, but is not limited to: hazardous materials abatement, building demolition, site excavation, roadway, site utilities, building renovations, new building construction, and other work as necessary.
Formal bids were solicited and the city received four responses on August 8, 2014 (0 FBE, 0 MBE):
Gutknecht Construction Company $10,189,000.00
R.W. Setterlin Building Company $10,639,200.00
Thomas & Marker Construction Company $11,044,000.00
Quandel Construction Company $12,791,000.00

Gutknecht Construction Company inadvertently omitted the fixed project contingency from their bid proposal and later requested that their bid be withdrawn in accordance with City of Columbus CMS Item 102.13. The Office of Construction Management accepted their withdrawal request.

Emergency action is requested so that it is possible to begin work before winter, and to relocate these agencies/functions to vacate older and inefficient facilities as soon as possible.
R.W. Setterlin Building Company Contract Compliance No. 31-0836188, expiration date October 29, 2014.
Fiscal Impact: The cost of this contract is $10,639,200.00. The current unencumbered cash balance in the Construction Management Capital Improvement Fund, Ce...

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