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File #: 1801-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/28/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/31/2017 Final action: 8/3/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Insituform Technologies, LLC for the Blueprint Hilltop 4: Lining; to authorize the appropriation and transfer of $2,805,394.80 from the Sanitary Sewer Reserve Fund to the Ohio Water Development (OWDA) Loan Fund; to authorize an expenditure up to $2,805,394.80 from said fund; and to amend the 2017 Capital Improvements Budget. ($2,805,394.80).
Attachments: 1. Ord 1801-2017 Bid Tab Hilltop 4 Lining Project, 2. Ord 1801-2017 650875.3 Recommendation Letter, 3. Ord 1801-2017 DAX Financials BP Hilltop 4 Lining Project, 4. Ord 1801-2017 SWIF BP Hilltop 4 Lining Project 650875-3
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Insituform Technologies, LLC for the Blueprint Hilltop 4: Lining Project, CIP 650875-100003, the work for which consists of rehabilitation of approximately 50,000 LF of 8- thru 15-inch sewers utilizing the Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP) process, manhole rehabilitation, and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract, in accordance with the plans [CC 17669], drawings, technical specifications, and the City of Columbus Construction and Material Specifications as set forth in this Invitation For Bid (IFB).
This project has been approved for below market-rate loan financing through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) which is administered by the Ohio Water Development Authority (OWDA). Ordinance 2241-2015, passed October 19, 2015, authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a WPCLF Loan for the project. The project’s assigned WPCLF Number is CS390274-0260. The loan award is expected on July 27, 2017, an OWDA Loan Account number will be assigned. For this reason Federal Davis-Bacon Wage Rates and Requirements will apply.

2. PROCUREMENT: The Department of Public Utilities advertised for bids pursuant to the overall requirements of city code section 329 for the Blueprint Hilltop 4: Lining Project and received four (4) bids. These bids were opened, and evaluated using the bid tab and Quality Factor Form (QFF) process. It was determined that Insituform Technologies, LLC best meet the needs of the Department of Public Utilities.

3. PROJECT TIMELINE: Contract work is required to be completed in a manner acceptable to the City within 365 days from the date that a Notice To Proceed (NTP) is given by the City.

4. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: An emergency designation is not requested at this time.

5. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE NUMBER: 13-3032158 | MAJ | Exp. 07/0...

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