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File #: 3240-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/14/2018 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into agreements with Patrick Engineering, Inc. for professional engineering services for the Westerville and Smoky Row Roads Street Lighting Improvements Projects for the Division of Power; to authorize a transfer and expenditure up to $208,847.78 within the Electricity General Obligations Bonds Fund; and to authorize an amendment to the 2018 Capital Improvements Budget. ($208,847.78)
Attachments: 1. ORD 3240-2018 Information, 2. ORD 3240-2018 Utilizations, 3. ORD 3240-2018 maps, 4. ORD 3240-2018 Funding
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into professional engineering services agreements with Patrick Engineering, Inc. for the Westerville and Smoky Row Roads Street Lighting Improvements Projects, for the Division of Power.

DESCRIPTION: These 2 projects are from a total of 8 the Division of Power advertised under the 2018 Streetlight Design Project. The proposed streetlights will incorporate LED technology that will generate savings in electric energy and long-term maintenance which will be a significant economic impact and reduce greenhouse gases to the environment. Additionally, the proposed projects will greatly improve the aesthetics of the affected areas.

Westerville Road Street Lighting Imp’s, CIP 670862-100000
This project will design a new overhead street lighting system on the north side of Columbus. The consultant will determine the feasibility of utilizing the existing AEP poles for the new luminaire installation.

The community planning area is “06 - Northland” and includes Westerville Road between Bennington Avenue and Johnny Appleseed Court.

Smoky Row Road Street Lighting Improvements, CIP No. 670863-100000
This project will design a new underground street lighting system on the far northwest side of Columbus.

The community planning area is “02 - Far Northwest” and includes Smoky Row between Hard Road and Wimberly Court.

TIMELINE: The term of both engineering agreements is for 1 year and is expected to end November 2019.

PROJECT AMOUNTS:

Westerville Road Street Lighting (670862): $94,993.36
Smoky Row Road Street Lighting Improvements (CIP 670863): $113,854.42

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
The projects will replace outdated street lighting which will result in an energy consumption savings for the City of Columbus. The addition of street lighting to the area may provide a sense of sec...

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