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File #: 0549-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/23/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 4/3/2017 Final action: 4/5/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a planned modification of the Floodplain Review Assistance Services contract with ms consultants, inc. for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage, and to authorize the expenditure of $25,000.00 from the Storm Sewer Operating Fund. ($25,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0549-2017 Floodplain Review Assistance Svc - Mod #1 - 2016-2018 Floodplain Scope (Schedule 1) 8-12-2015, 2. ORD 0549-2017 Floodplain Review Asst Svc - Mod #1 - Addt'l Info, 3. ORD 0549-2017 Financial Coding - Floodplain Review Assistance Svc - Mod #1, 4. ORD 0549-2017 Floodplain Review Assistance Svc - Mod #1 - Sub Work ID form
Explanation

The Director of Public Utilities entered into a contract with ms consultants, inc. for Floodplain Review Assistance Services for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Storm Section. This contract was the result of a Director’s Bid received on September 18, 2015. ms consultants, inc. was the only proposal received and met all requirements of the specifications. The original contract was for a period of one year with two (2) one year renewal options on a year to year basis upon mutual agreement, availability of funding and Columbus City Council approval. The Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Storm Section is utilizing the first extension option. This is the 2nd year of a three (3) year contract. The contract is being extended through March 31, 2018.

This contract provides the Department of Public Utilities, Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Stormwater Section with the experience in reviewing hydrologic and hydraulic floodplain studies and analysis, preparing technical reports including a summary of study findings and recommendations based on the technical review; field surveying such as staking the 100-year floodplain, floodway and Stream Corridor Protection Zone SCPZ; field surveying such as staking to show where Letter of Map Revisions (LOMR) areas are in the field, preparing site plans to show the areas and amounts of fill and disturbance in both the 100-year floodplain and/or SCPZ; preparing technical memorandums; and performing community interaction services associated with floodplain studies.

A new project within the contract will be for ms consultants, inc. to review a letter that was received from FEMA and determine if the type of modeling they are planning to use in different stream branches are the best modeling methods or if something else would be better and why.

SUPPLIER: ms consultants, inc. (34-6546916), Expires February 18, 2018
ms consultants, inc. does not hold MBE/FBE status.

The company is not debarred according to the E...

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