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File #: 1159-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/18/2019 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 5/20/2019 Final action: 5/22/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an agreement with T & M Associates for professional engineering services for the Storm Sewer Large Diameter Condition Assessment Project; for the Division of Sewerage & Drainage, Stormwater Section; to authorize an appropriation of $373,817.73 within the Storm Sewer Bond Fund; to authorize a transfer within and an expenditure of up to $1,097,259.94 within the Storm Sewer Bond Fund; and to amend the 2018 Capital Improvements Budget. ($1,097,259.94)
Attachments: 1. Ord. 1159-2019 Utilization Form, 2. Ord. 1159-2019 Funding Template 610055-100000
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering services agreement with T & M Associates for the Storm Sewer Large Diameter Condition Assessment (LDCA) Project, in an amount up to $1,097,259.94, for Division of Sewerage & Drainage, Stormwater Section CIP No. 610055-100000.
The City of Columbus Division of Sewerage and Drainage (DOSD) initiated CIP 610055-100000 to determine the debris accumulation and structural integrity of the City's large diameter storm sewer infrastructure. Phase 1 of this Project is approximately 14,750 acres bounded by Cemetery Road to the north, Riverside Drive to the east, Broad Street to the south, and Alton Darby Creek Road to the west.
It is anticipated that approximately 102,200 linear feet of large diameter storm sewer infrastructure will be assessed as part of the current project. Based on existing record plan information, the sewers are constructed of varying materials, with diameters ranging from 38- to 113-inches.
The Community Planning Area: 99 (City-wide)
2. FUTURE MODIFICATION(S): No anticipated Real Estate, construction, or future modifications for this project.
3. TIMELINE: Inspection and assessment work is anticipated to begin in August 2019, with completion of the work/contract occurring in November 2020.
4. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
This project will enable the City to systematically inspect and rehabilitate its large diameter storm sewer infrastructure.
5. BID INFORMATION: The selection of the firm providing the professional engineering services has been performed in accordance with the procedures set forth in Columbus City Code, Section 329, "Awarding professional service contracts through requests for proposals." Proposals were opened on February 22, 2019. The Department received five (5) proposals from CDM Smith, Inc.; Hatch & Associates Consu...

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