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File #: 0556-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/24/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 4/3/2017 Final action: 4/5/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to execute two construction contracts with Conie Construction Co. and Travco Construction, Inc. for the 2017 Water Main Repairs Project for the Division of Water; to authorize a transfer and expenditure up to $992,282.50 within the Water General Obligations Bonds fund; and to amend the 2016 Capital Improvements Budget. ($992,282.50)
Attachments: 1. ORD# 0556-2017 Bid Tab, 2. ORD# 0556-2017 QFF, 3. ORD# 0556-2017 Information, 4. ORD# 0556-2017 Sub ID - Conie, 5. ORD# 0556-2017 Sub ID - Travco, 6. ORD# 0556-2017 Funding
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into two construction contracts with Conie Construction Co. and Travco Construction Inc., for the 2017 Water Main Repairs Project, Division of Water Contract Number 2186.

These contracts will provide labor and equipment to complete repairs within the water distribution system including the repair of water lines and valves. The construction contract contains Special Provision (SP-7) that allows the City to award a second contract to the second lowest, responsive and responsible bidder, if it is in the best interest of the City to do so. The Division of Water is contracting with Conie Construction Co. and Travco Construction Inc. in order to assist the Division in meeting its goals for making repairs within the water distribution system.

Planning Area: “99” since these contracts will service multiple Columbus communities.

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT: These contracts will provide assistance to our water line maintenance crews in completing water main break repairs in a timely manner should severe weather-related breaks exceed our normal maintenance capacities.

3. CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened four bids on February 22, 2017. Bids were received from: Conie Construction - $488,785.00; Travco Construction - $503,497.50; John Eramo & Sons - $539,852.50, and Park Enterprise Construction - $573,792.44.

The lowest, responsive, responsible, and best bid was from Conie Construction Co. in the amount of $488,785.00. Their Contract Compliance Number is 31-0800904 (3/2/19, Majority, DAX #004320).

The second lowest, responsive, responsible, and best bid was from Travco Construction Inc. in the amount of $503,497.50. Their Contract Compliance Number is 71-0948514 (3/17/18, Majority, DAX #009944).

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