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File #: 1748-2017    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 construction contract with Complete General Construction Co. for the Livingston Avenue Street Lighting Improvements Project; and to authorize an expenditure up to $257,360.80 within the Electricity General Obligations Bonds Fund for the Division of Power. ($257,360.80)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1748-2017 Bid Tab, 2. ORD 1748-2017 QFF, 3. ORD 1748-2017 Information, 4. ORD 1748-2017 SWIF, 5. ORD 1748-2017 map, 6. ORD 1748-2017 Funding

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Complete General Construction Co. for the Livingston Avenue Street Lighting Improvements Project; in an amount up to $257,360.80; for the Division of Power.

This project will install 33 underground decorative post top street light poles and LED street lights in the Near South - 22 area of Columbus.

Project boundaries include Fairwood Ave. to the west and Alum Creek Drive to the east.

2. 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 Livingston Avenue area 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 departments.

3. CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened four bids on June 14, 2017 from:

1. Complete General Construction $257,360.80
2. Asplundh Construction Co. $275,411.43
3. U.S. Utility Contractor Co. $305,829.31
4. Jess Howard Electric Co. $363,083.92

4. PRE-QUALIFICATION STATUS: Complete General Construction Co. has met code requirements with respect to pre-qualification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329. There are no proposed subcontractors on this project.

Complete General Construction’s bid was deemed the lowest, best, most responsive and responsible bid in the amount of $257,360.80. Their Contract Compliance Number is 31-4366382 (expires 9/14/17, Majority) and their DAX Vendor Account No. is 006056. Additional information regarding all bidders, description of work, contract time frame and detailed amounts can be found on the attached Information form.

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