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File #: 0345-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/24/2019 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 2/4/2019 Final action: 2/6/2019
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 OHM Advisors for the Misc. Economic Development - Confluence Village Public Infrastructure project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $500,000.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund to pay for this contract; and to declare an emergency. ($500,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0345-2019 Confluence Village design
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into professional services contracts with OHM Advisors (Orchard, Hiltz, & McCliment, Inc.) in the amount of up to $500,000.00 for the Misc. Economic Development - Confluence Village Public Infrastructure project.

The intent of this project is to provide the City of Columbus, Department of Public Service, additional resources to install new roadways and public infrastructure to accommodate the development of the Confluence Village site. This project involves the preparation of detailed design plans for the public infrastructure which may include new pavement, curb, sidewalks, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main, street lighting, bridge lighting, street trees, signals, underground electric distribution, underground duct system for private utilities within the Confluence Village site, and design of improvements to the existing railroad.
The Department of Public Service solicited Requests for Proposals for the Misc. Economic Development - Confluence Village Public Infrastructure contract. The project was formally advertised on the Vendor Services web site from January 4, 2019, to January 22, 2019. The City received three responses. All proposals were deemed responsive and were fully evaluated when the Evaluation Committee met on January 24, 2019. The responding firms were:

Company Name City/State Majority/MBE/MBR/F1/AS1/PHC
AECOM Technical Services Columbus, OH MAJ
EMH&T Columbus, OH MAJ
OHM Advisors Columbus, OH MAJ

OHM Advisors received the highest score by the evaluation committee and will be awarded the Misc. Economic Development - Confluence Village Public Infrastructure contract.

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

2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
OHM Advisors contract complianc...

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