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File #: 0262-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 3/13/2017 Final action: 3/16/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to execute a construction contract with U.S. Utility Contractors for the Dublin-Granville / Deewood / Maple Canyon Street Lighting Improvements Project; to authorize a transfer and expenditure up to $577,521.58 within the Electricity General Obligations Bonds Fund; for the Division of Power; and to authorize an amendment to the 2016 Capital Improvements Budget. ($577,521.58)
Attachments: 1. ORD #0262-2017 Bid Tab, 2. ORD #0262-2017 QFF, 3. ORD #0262-2017 Information, 4. ORD #0262-2017 SWIF, 5. ORD #0262-2017 Funding, 6. ORD #0262-2017 map
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with U.S. Utility Contractors for the Dublin-Granville / Deewood / Maple Canyon Street Lighting Improvements Project; in an amount up to $577,521.58 for the Division of Power.

This project consists of installing approximately 127 overhead and underground LED street lights in the Dublin-Granville Rd. / Deewood Dr. / Maple Canyon Dr. area, and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract in accordance with the plans and specifications set forth in the Invitation for Bid (IFB).

The planning area for this project is “Northland” and includes the following boundaries: to the-east: Cleveland Avenue; to the south: E. Dublin-Granville Road; to the west: Maple Canyon Avenue; and to the north: Jewett Drive.

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
This work is being performed with the City of Columbus’s goal to light every street. The addition of street lighting to the project area could provide a sense of security and additional visibility on the roadways. This may potentially draw additional residents to the area, as well as cause them to frequent adjacent businesses in the area.

3.0 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened three bids on January 11, 2017 from: U.S. Utility Contractors - $577,521.58; Complete General Construction - $583,002.75; and Jess Howard Electric - $741,575.54.

3.1 PRE-QUALIFICATION STATUS: U.S. Utility Contractors has met code requirements with respect to pre-qualification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329. There are no proposed subcontractors on this project.
U.S. Utility Contractors’s bid was deemed the lowest, best, most responsive and responsible bid in the amount of $577,521.58. Their Contract Compliance Number is 34-1606689 (expires 2/19/18, Majo...

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