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File #: 3208-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/13/2018 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To amend the 2018 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the transfer of funds within the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; to authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into a professional services contract with Burgess & Niple, Inc., for the Intersection Improvements - Safety Studies General Engineering 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 3208-2018 Safety Study GE 2018
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into professional services contracts with Burgess & Niple, Inc., in the amount of up to $300,000.00 for the Intersection Improvements - Safety Studies General Engineering 2018 project.

The intent of this project is to provide the City of Columbus, Department of Public Service, additional resources to develop Safety Studies, School Circulation Studies/Analysis/Plans, and perform Traffic Engineering, Roadway Engineering, Survey/Data Collection, and other safety studies work as needed.
The Department of Public Service, Office of Support Services, solicited Requests for Proposals for the Intersection Improvements - Safety Studies General Engineering 2018 contract. The project was formally advertised on the Bonfire web site from October 18, 2018, to November 8, 2018. The City received six responses. All proposals were deemed responsive and were fully evaluated when the Evaluation Committee met on November 13, 2018. The responding firms were:
Company Name City/State Majority/MBE/MBR/F1/AS1/PHC
Burgess & Niple Columbus, OH MAJ
Lanham Engineering Columbus, OH FBE
ms consultants Columbus, OH MAJ
TEC Engineering Columbus, OH FBE
WSP USA Columbus, OH MAJ
Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Columbus, OH MAJ

Burgess & Niple, Inc., received the highest score by the evaluation committee and will be awarded the Intersection Improvements - Safety Studies General Engineering 2018 contract.

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

2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
Burgess & Niple, Inc.’s contract compliance number is CC004425 and expires 02/06/2020.

3. FISCAL IMPACT
This is a budgeted expense within the Department of Public Service’s 2018 Capital Improvement Budget. Funding for this contract is available wit...

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