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File #: 3202-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/9/2018 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 professional engineering services agreement with HNTB Corporation, for the Smart Streetlighting Project; and to authorize an expenditure up to $1,081,488.05 within the Electricity General Obligations Bonds Fund for the Division of Power. ($1,081,488.05)
Attachments: 1. ORD 3202-2018 Utilization, 2. ORD 3202-2018 map, 3. ORD 3202-2018 Funding
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering services agreement with HNTB Corporation, for the Smart Streetlighting Project, in an amount up to $1,081,488.05, for the Division of Power.

The project will convert the entire City of Columbus’s existing streetlight system to a Smart Lighting System. The majority of the city’s existing streetlight fixtures will be replaced with LED equivalents over several years. Upgrades would occur throughout the City’s arterial roadways, neighborhood streets, downtown central district, and bridge underpasses.

The project will be conducted in several phase with Phase 1 being started in the Linden neighborhood. Phase 1 includes all survey and engineering and consulting services required for the design of the project by installing new LED luminaires and connecting them to the control system.

FUTURE CONTRACT RENEWAL(S): At this time the Division is unsure if the agreement with HNTB will be modified, or, if a new Request for Proposal process will be initiated for the next Phase.

PROJECT TIMELINE: The Division of Power estimates approximately 6-9 months for the implementation plan and approximately 9 months for design of Phase 1. It is anticipated that there will be some overlap between the implementation plan and the design of Phase 1.

Phase 1 of the project is being kicked off in the Linden area, which is the “11-North Linden” Community Planning Area.

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
Smart Lighting will allow the Division will be able to monitor the lighting system to ensure that it is operating correctly. Power outages will be immediately captured rather than being informed via complaint. Additionally, the existing high pressure sodium lights will be replaced with LED technology, which will generate savings in electricity and long-term maint...

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