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File #: 0946-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/28/2019 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 4/29/2019 Final action: 5/2/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to execute a construction contract with Travco Construction, Inc. for the 2019 Main Line Valve Replacements Project; to authorize a transfer and expenditure up to $1,891,536.00 within the Water General Obligations Bonds Fund; to provide for payment of prevailing wage services to the Department of Public Service, Design and Construction Division; for the Division of Water; and to authorize an amendment to the 2018 Capital Improvements Budget. ($1,891,536.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0946-2019 Amend CIB, 2. ORD 0946-2019 Bid Tab, 3. ORD 0946-2019 Funding, 4. ORD 0946-2019 Information, 5. ORD 0946-2019 QFF Bond Funded, 6. ORD 0946-2019 Utilization
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Travco Construction, Inc. for the 2019 Main Line Valve Replacements Project; in an amount up to $1,889,536.00; for Division of Water Contract Number 2277; and to encumber funds with the Department of Public Service, Design and Construction Division for prevailing wage services in the amount of $2,000.00.

This project will provide the necessary labor, material, and equipment to replace main line water valves and appurtenances at various locations within the Columbus Water Distribution system, and such other work as may be necessary to complete the contract in accordance with the plans and specifications.

Planning Area: “NA” since work will occur throughout the City of Columbus.

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
This project is needed to replace broken valves in the distribution system. These valves are typically found broken in the closed position. The replacement valves will improve fire flows and water quality throughout the system by eliminating these artificial dead-ends. The replacement valves will also allow for speedier emergency responses and minimize the size of shuts needed for system maintenance.

3.0 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened two bids on March 20, 2019:

1. Travco Construction Co. $1,889,536.00
2. Conie Construction Co. $2,301,942.50

3.1 PRE-QUALIFICATION STATUS: Travco Construction and all proposed subcontractors have met code requirements with respect to pre-qualification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

Travco Construction’s bid was deemed the lowest, best, most responsive and responsible bid in the amount of $1,889,536.00. Their Contract Compliance Number ...

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