header-left
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 1969-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/12/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/31/2017 Final action: 8/3/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to execute a construction contract with Fields Excavating, Inc. for the Clintonville Neighborhood Stormwater System Improvements Phase 2 Project; to authorize an expenditure of up to $1,844,277.29 within the Storm Sewer Bonds Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($1,844,277.29)
Attachments: 1. Ord. 1969-2017 Bid Tab, 2. ORD. 1969-2017 Director's Legislation Information Sheet, 3. ORD. 1969-2017 Funding Template, 4. Ord. 1969-2017 SWIF, 5. QFF Bond Funded
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Fields Excavating, Inc. for the Clintonville Neighborhood Stormwater System Improvements Phase 2 Project in an amount up to $1,844,277.29. This project consists of the construction of improvements to the existing stormwater conveyance system. The work will take place within the Clintonville planning area at seven locations: Stanton Ave., Schreyer Place., Delhi Ave., Oakland Park Ave., North Broadway Ln., Longview Ave and Dominion Blvd.

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT: This project involves improvements to the existing stormwater conveyance system to mitigate street and yard flooding, and reduce roadside drainage problems within the City of Columbus.

3. CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened ten bids on June 21, 2017:

1. Fields Excavating, Inc. $1,844,277.29
2. J. Conie & Sons Construction Co. $2,146,854.12
3. Double Z Construction Co. $2,303,962.20

Fields Excavating’s bid was deemed the lowest, best, most responsive and responsible bid in the amount of $1,844,277.29. Their Contract Compliance Number is 31-1451322 (expires 9/6/18, Majority) and their DAX Vendor No. is 005416. Additional information regarding all bidders, description of work, contract time frame and detailed amounts can be found on the attached Information form.

Searches in the Excluded Party List System (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against Fields Excavating, Inc.

4. PRE-QUALIFICATION STATUS: Fields Excavating, Inc. has met code requirements with respect to pre-qualification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

5. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Emergency action is requested in order to meet the project timeline and deliverables ...

Click here for full text