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File #: 1871-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/25/2018 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/23/2018 Final action: 7/25/2018
Title: To amend the 2018 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the transfer of funds and appropriation within the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; to authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into a professional services contract with Burgess & Niple for the Signal Installation - General Engineering Signals 2018 project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $300,000.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund to pay for this contract; and to declare an emergency. ($300,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1871-2018 Signals GE 2018
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into professional services contracts with Burgess & Niple in the amount of up to $300,000.00 for the Signal Installation - General Engineering Signals 2018 project.

The intent of this project is to provide the City of Columbus, Department of Public Service, with continuing, contractual access to additional resources that are necessary to perform traffic signal facilities design and associated tasks.
The Department of Public Service, Office of Support Services, solicited Requests for Proposals for the Signal Installation - General Engineering Signals 2018 contract. The project was formally advertised on the Vendor Services web site from May 17, 2018, to June 14, 2018. The city received three (3) responses. All proposals were deemed responsive and were fully evaluated when the Evaluation Committee met on June 22, 2018. The responding firms were:
Company Name City/State Status
Burgess & Niple Columbus, Ohio Majority
EMH&T Columbus, Ohio Majority
E.P. Ferris Columbus, Ohio Majority

Burgess & Niple received the highest score by the evaluation committee and will be awarded the Signal Installation - General Engineering Signals 2018 contract.

Searches in the Excluded Party List System (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against Burgess & Niple.

2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
Burgess & Niple’s contract compliance number is CC004425 and expires 2/6/2020.

3. FISCAL IMPACT
Funding for this contract is available within Fund 7704, the Streets and Highways Bond Fund. An amendment to the 2018 Capital Improvement Budget is required to establish sufficient budget authority for the project and to align cash with the proper project.

4. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested to expedite this contract to complete the project in a timely manner so that upcoming signal projects m...

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