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File #: 1311-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/9/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 6/12/2017 Final action: 6/14/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering agreement with Ribway Engineering Group, Inc. for the Blueprint Stormwater System Assessment - Fifth by Northwest and Hilltop 4 Project; to transfer within and expend up to $1,439,833.44 from the Storm Sewer Bonds Fund; and to amend the 2017 Capital Improvements Budget. ($1,439,833.44)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1311-2017 DAX Funding Template, 2. Ord. 1311-2017 Director's Legislation Info Sheet 611625-100001, 3. Ord. 1311-2017 SWIF
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering agreement with Ribway Engineering Group, Inc. This project is needed in order to restore the hydraulic capacity of the existing storm infrastructure as well as to identify any necessary repairs so as to extend the useful life of the asset. The project will also reduce storm water flooding issues in the neighborhood and create positive outlets for the new green infrastructure and downspouts that will be installed as part of the Blueprint projects.
This project will provide incremental funding to assess, clean and inspect all storm sewer infrastructure within the Fifth By Northwest and Hilltop 4 Blueprint areas so that the hydraulic capacity of the existing storm infrastructure is restored which will reduce neighborhood Stormwater flooding issues and create opportunities for the installation of green infrastructure. The Fifth by Northwest limits of the project are bounded by King Ave./Chesapeake Ave. on its northern and 3rd Ave. on the southern extents and by Olentangy River Rd. and Wyandotte Rd. on its eastern and western extents. The Hilltop 4 limits of the project are bounded by Sullivant Ave. on its northern and Eakin/Rosedale on the southern extents and by Whitethorne Ave. and Wiltshire Rd. on its eastern and western extents.
EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Emergency action is not requested at this time

PROJECT TIMELINE: After the NTP is issued in summer 2017, the engineering agreement is expected to last 2.5 years, ending in summer 2019.

PROCUREMENT INFORMATION: The Division advertised for competitive bids submission for the subject services on the City's Vendor Services website and in the City Bulletin in accordance with the provisions of Section 329.09 of the Columbus City Code. The Division of Sewage and Drainage received five (5) proposals on November 18, 2016 from the following companies:

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