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File #: 1747-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/23/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/24/2017 Final action: 7/26/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to execute a planned modification of the 2017 - 2019 Construction Administration and Inspection Services Agreement with PRIME AE Group, Inc., for the Division of Power’s Southeast Lions Park and Livingston Avenue Street Lighting Improvements Projects; and to authorize an expenditure up to $65,977.17 within the Electricity General Obligations Bond Fund. ($65,977.17)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1747-2017 Information, 2. ORD 1747-2017 SWIF, 3. ORD 1747-2017 map (Lions Park), 4. ORD 1747-2017 map (Livingston Ave.), 5. ORD 1747-2017 Funding
Explanation

1.0 BACKGROUND:
This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to execute a planned contract modification to the 2017 - 2019 Construction Administration and Inspection Services Agreement with PRIME AE Group, Inc. Funding for this modification will be for the following Division of Power projects:

1. Southeast Lions Park Underground Street Lighting Improvements, CIP No. 440007-100008 {UIRF}
2. Livingston Avenue Underground Street Lighting Improvements, CIP 440007-100006 {UIRF}

Both of these projects are located in the “Near South - 22” community planning area.

1.1. Amount of additional funds to be expended: $65,977.17
Original Agreement Amount: $ 547,217.50 (PO060735 & PO060753)
Modification 1 (current) $ 65,977.17
Total (Orig. + Mod. 1) $ 613,194.67

1.2. Reasons additional goods/services could not be foreseen:
This is a three-year agreement for fiscal years 2017-2019 and modifications were anticipated and explained in the original legislation under Ordinance No. 0838-2017.

1.3. Reason other procurement processes are not used:
Terms in the Request for Proposal (RFP) indicated three firms to provide Construction Administration and Inspection Services for projects in 2017, 2018, and 2019. The procurement process for selecting PRIME AE Group, Inc. was explained in Ordinance No. 0838-2017.

1.4. How cost of modification was determined:
Cost proposals were provided by PRIME AE Group, Inc., reviewed by the Division of Power, and were deemed acceptable.

2.0 ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT: This work is being performed with the City of Columbus’s goal to light every street. The addition of street lighting within the project areas could provide both a sense of security and additional visibility on the roadways. This may also deter criminal activity, which would lessen the financial impact on city resources such as the Police and Fire departme...

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