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File #: 1872-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/5/2017 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 an agreement with EMH&T, Inc., for professional engineering services for the East Fifth Avenue Decorative Street Lighting and Cleveland Avenue - Chittenden to Hudson Street Lighting Projects; for the Division of Power; to authorize an expenditure up to $193,124.69 within the Electricity General Obligations Bonds Fund; and to authorize an amendment to the 2017 Capital Improvements Budget. ($193,124.69)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1872-2017 SWIF, 2. ORD 1872-2017 E. Fifth Ave. map, 3. ORD 1872-2017 Cleveland Ave map, 4. ORD 1872-2017 Funding
Explanation

1.0 BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering services agreement with EMH&T, Inc. for the East Fifth Avenue Decorative Street Lighting and Cleveland Avenue - Chittenden to Hudson Street Lighting Projects, in an amount up to $193,124.69, for the Division of Power.

1.1 Project Description / Description of Work:
This project includes all survey, engineering and consulting services required for the design of an underground street lighting system for the East Fifth Avenue and Cleveland Avenue (Chittenden to Hudson Street) areas.

East Fifth Avenue Decorative Street Lighting Improvements:
This project consists of upgrading the existing overhead lighting system with a new lighting system with approximately 14 decorative poles, LED Acorn Post Top luminaires on fiberglass poles with a 3-wire underground upgrade.

The planning area for this project is “Near North/University”. Improvements will be on East Fifth Avenue within the boundaries of North High Street to North Fourth Street covering both the north and south sides of East Fifth Avenue.

Cleveland Avenue - Chittenden to Hudson Street Lighting Improvements:
The project consists of upgrading the current overhead lighting system with a new system with approximately 109 LED Acorn Post Top luminaires on fiberglass poles, and will incorporate a 3-wire underground conduit system.

The planning area for this project is “South Linden”. The new lighting system will be installed on the east and west sides of Cleveland Avenue from Chittenden to Hudson Streets.

1.2 Project Timeline and Modifications:
A notice to proceed is expected in August / September 2017 for the Evaluation Phase. The Division of Power estimates approximately 9 months of design will be required for the project. The actual due date, beginning, and ending dates are unknown at this time.

1.3 Estimate full cost for this project:

East Fifth Avenue Decorative Street Li...

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