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File #: 0359-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/7/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an engineering agreement with Hazen and Sawyer for the Sewer Collection System - Overall Engineering Consultant (OEC) Services Agreement; to authorize the transfer within and the expenditure of $299,894.49 from the Sanitary Sewer General Obligation Bond Fund; and amend the 2016 Capital Improvements Budget. ($299,894.49)
Attachments: 1. Ord 0359-2017 Director's Legislation Information Sheet (5-23-11), 2. Ord 0359-2017 DAX Financials 650025, 3. Ord 0359-2016 SWIF OEC 650025-100000
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an engineering agreement with Hazen and Sawyer for the Sewer Collection System - Overall Engineering Consultant (OEC) Services Agreement; CIP 650025-100000. The Sewer Collection System Overall Engineering Consultant Services (OEC) agreement is necessary to provide technical and engineering assistance to the City and its design professionals in planning and coordination of the sewer collection system work. This work is part of the City’s continuing program to improve its sewer collection system and all related infrastructure, provide efficient, reliable, cost-effective operations, and enhance personnel safety. The OEC services are separated into several tasks:

Task 1 - Planning Services
Task 2 - Design Services
Task 3 - Construction Related Services
Task 4 - General and Additional Services
Task 5 - Project Management

The City will request a task order from the consultant as necessary work is identified. The task order will include a detailed scope of work, direct and indirect costs, task schedule, estimated hours, personal categories required with labor rates, and reimbursable expenses. After negotiation and upon acceptance by the city, the consultant shall commence with said work. The Engineer shall provide such professional engineering services as may be necessary to accomplish the work required to be performed and shall at the firm’s cost, furnish all necessary competent personnel, equipment, and materials to perform the work.

PROCUREMENT: The Division advertised for a Request for Proposals (RFP’s) for the subject services on the City’s Vendor Services website and in the City Bulletin in accordance with the overall provisions of Section 329 of the Columbus City Code. The Division of Sewerage and Drainage received two (2) proposals on November 18th,...

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