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File #: 2910-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/15/2018 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a planned modification of the Floodplain Review Assistance Services contract with ms consultants, inc. for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; and to authorize the expenditure of $25,000.00 from the Storm Sewer Operating Fund. ($25,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 2910-2018 Fin Coding- Floodplain Review Assistance Mod 3, 2. ORD 2910-2018 Floodplain Review Asst Svc - Mod #3 - Addt'l Info, 3. ORD 2910-2018 Floodplain Review Assistance Svc - Mod #3 - Sub Work ID form

The Director of Public Utilities entered into a contract with ms consultants, inc. for Floodplain Review Assistance Services for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Stormwater Section. This contract was the result of a Director’s Bid received on September 18, 2015. ms consultants, inc. was the only proposal received and meet all requirements of the specifications. The original contract was for a period of one year with two (2) one year renewal options on a year to year basis upon mutual agreement, availability of funding and Columbus City Council approval. The Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Storm Section has utilized the second extension option. This is the 3rd year of a three (3) year contract. The contract has been previously extended through March 31, 2019.

As part of this contract, the vendor will provide the Department of Public Utilities, Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Stormwater Section with:
· Experience in reviewing hydrologic and hydraulic floodplain studies and analysis,
· Preparing technical reports including a summary of study findings and recommendations based on the technical review;
· Field surveying such as staking the 100-year floodplain, floodway and Stream Corridor Protection Zone SCPZ;
· Field surveying such as staking to show where Letter of Map Revisions (LOMR) areas are in the field,
· Preparation of site plans to show the areas and amounts of fill and disturbance in both the 100-year floodplain and/or SCPZ;
· Preparation of technical memorandums; and
· Provision of community interaction services associated with floodplain studies.

A new project within the contract will be for ms consultants, inc. to review the Burgess & Niple HEC-RAS study for the Olentangy-Bethel Connector project and for the cost to review an Arcadis HEC-RAS project of 400 bags of grout in the floodway.

SUPPLIER: ms consultants, inc. (34-6546916), Expires March 31, 2019
ms consultants, inc. does not hold MBE/FBE status.

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