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File #: 1819-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/20/2018 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/16/2018 Final action: 7/18/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an engineering agreement with CDM Smith Inc. for professional engineering services for the Wastewater Treatment Facilities Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Integration and Programming, Part 2 Project; to authorize the expenditure of $500,000.00 from the Sanitary Sewer General Obligation (G.O.) Bond Fund. ($500,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 1819-2018 17. Director's Legislation Information Sheet (2-8-2018) (2), 2. Ord 1819-2018 DAX Financial Form 650348-4, 3. Ord 1819-2018 SWIF Utiltization
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an engineering agreement with CDM Smith Inc. for professional engineering services for the Wastewater Treatment Facilities Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Integration and Programming, Part 2 Project, 650348-100004. This project will provide needed upgrades to the existing Plant Wide Process Control System (PWPCS) at each DOSD facility. It will provide integration for the newly constructed CIP's into the existing PWPCS at the DOSD Facilities. It will provide DOSD Staff training, with the goal that the City staff will become self-reliant to handle all PWPCS issues. New projects must be integrated into the PWPCS to best maintain the operational performance of the treatment facilities. This project also assists City staff in maintaining and upgrading the PWPCS at Southerly, Jackson Pike and SMOC. Future renewals are anticipated.

2. PROCUREMENT: The Division advertised for a Request for Proposals (RFP’s) for the subject services on the City’s Vendor Services website and in the City Bulletin in accordance with the overall provisions of Section 329 of the Columbus City Code. The Division of Sewerage and Drainage received two (2) proposals on May 4, 2018 from the following companies:

Name C.C. No. Exp. Date Vendor# City/State Status
CDM Smith, Inc. 04-2473650 11/15/18 000180 Columbus, OH MAJ
The Rovisys Company 34-1608766 05/01/20 011916 Aurora, OH MAJ

3. PROJECT TIMELINE: This will be a one year contract, with an option for the City to renew annually for an additional three years. The duration of the contract may extend into subsequent years based on the complexity and progress of the assigned work. The anticipated contract start will be third quarter 2018, with work progressing through third quarter 2022.

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

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