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File #: 1080-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/17/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 6/5/2017 Final action: 6/8/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to execute a construction contract with Beheler Excavating, Inc. for the Marion Road Area Neighborhood Project No. 2, Smith Road Sidewalk, Storm Sewer, and Water Line Improvements Project; to provide for payment of inspection, material testing and related services to the Department of Public Service, Design and Construction Division; to authorize an expenditure up to $725,888.26 within the Storm Sewer Bonds Fund; to authorize a transfer and expenditure up to $730,377.76 within the Water General Obligations Bonds Fund; and to authorize a transfer and expenditure up to $599,055.33 within the Streets and Highways G.O. Bonds Fund. ($2,055,321.35)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1080-2017 Bid Tab, 2. ORD 1080-2017 QFF, 3. ORD 1080-2017 Information, 4. ORD 1080-2017 SWIF, 5. ORD 1080-2017 map, 6. ORD 1080-2017 Funding
Explanation

1.0 BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Beheler Excavating, Inc. for the Marion Road Area Neighborhood Project No. 2, Smith Road Sidewalk, Storm Sewer, and Water Line Improvements Project; in an amount up to $1,787,235.35; and to encumber funds with the Department of Public Service, Design and Construction Division for inspection, material testing, and related services in the amount of $268,086.00.

This is a joint project between the Department of Public Utilities and Department of Development.

Work consists of construction of approximately 3,100 linear feet of storm sewer and 3,100 linear feet of water line, sidewalks, and extended detention swales, and other such work in accordance with the plans and specifications.

Project is located in Near South planning area.

2.0 ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT: The project was initiated due to public complaints of poor drainage along Smith Road and the requests by the community for sidewalks.

3.0 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened ten bids on March 22, 2017:

1. Beheler Excavating Inc. = $1,787,235.35
2. Underground Utilities, Inc. = $2,049,124.80
3. Conie Construction Co. = $2,343,777.60
4. John Eramo & Sons, Inc. = $2,182,411.20
5. Elite Excavating Co. of Ohio, Inc. = $2,195,895.60
6. Shelly & Sands, Inc. = $2,398,055.10
7. Facemyer Company = $2,556,904.20
8. Park Enterprise Construction Co., Inc. = $2,687,891.50
9. Trucco Construction Co., Inc. = $2,725,250.88
10. Fields Excavating, Inc. = $2,946,762.60

3.1 PRE-QUALIFICATION STATUS: Beheler Excavating and all proposed subcontractors have met code requirements with respect to pre-qualification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

Beheler Excavating’s bid was deemed the lowest, best, most responsive and responsible...

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