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File #: 0263-2017    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 The Righter Co., Inc. for the Hap Cremean Water Plant Miscellaneous Concrete Improvements Project; to authorize a transfer and expenditure up to $311,220.00 within the Water Permanent Improvements Fund; for the Division of Water; and to authorize an amendment to the 2016 Capital Improvements Budget. ($311,220.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD #0263-2017 Bid Tab, 2. ORD #0263-2017 QFF, 3. ORD #0263-2017 Information, 4. ORD #0263-2017 SWIF, 5. ORD #0263-2017 Funding, 6. ORD #0263-2017 map
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with The Righter Co., Inc. for the Hap Cremean Water Plant (HCWP) Miscellaneous Concrete Improvements Project; in an amount up to $311,220.00; for Division of Water Contract Number 2137.

The purpose of this project is to repair or install several sidewalk areas, reconstruct multiple stair locations, including handrails, retaining wall repair, and limited masonry cleaning, and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract, in accordance with the drawings, technical specifications, and City of Columbus Construction and Material Specifications as set forth in the Invitation For Bid.

Planning Area: “99” since the Hap Cremean Water Plant services multiple Columbus communities.

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
Deteriorating concrete steps, ramp, entrance and walkways present safety concerns, and require areas to be closed during temporary repairs, thus preventing access to the buildings. The HCWP is an essential and integral component in the Columbus area water supply and treatment infrastructure. Adequate safe supply of water is essential to economic growth and development. This work is being performed at a secure facility and no public outreach was performed as part of this project. Per the City of Columbus Code of Ordinances 329.17 (b), the contractor performing the work has adopted the Green Fleet Policy.

An environmentally preferable bidder was selected as the best, most responsive, and responsible bidder. The selected contractor included paperwork with their proposal to indicate that they have a green fleet policy for reducing vehicle emissions from its motor vehicle fleet of on and off-road vehicles by means of an anti-idling directive for its construction sites, use of ultra-low sulfur diesel, and a schedule for replacing or ret...

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