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File #: 1575-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/4/2019 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 7/15/2019 Final action: 7/17/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into contract with Michigan Playgrounds dba Playworld Midstates, LLC for the installation of two new playgrounds at Beatty Park and Scioto Southland Park; to authorize the transfer of $206,988.74 between projects within the Recreation and Parks Voted Bond Fund 7702; to amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget Ordinance 1326-2019; to authorize the expenditure of $336,573.25 from the Recreation and Parks Special Purpose Fund 2223 and Voted Bond Fund 7702; and to declare an emergency. ($336,573.25)
Attachments: 1. Beatty Scioto Southland Playground Improvements
Explanation

This ordinance is to authorize the Director of the Recreation and Parks Department to enter into contract with Michigan Playgrounds dba Playworld Midstates, LLC for the installation of two new playgrounds at Beatty Park and Scioto Southland Park (Indian Mound).

Background: The Playground Improvements 2019 project is focused on providing safe and accessible play opportunities for children throughout the City. This project will be for the full replacement of two playgrounds at Beatty and Scioto Southland (Indian Mound) Park. These worn playgrounds will be replaced with new playgrounds that meet or exceed all current safety and accessibility standards.

The Beatty and Scioto Southland Playground Improvements are part of the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation Grant awarded to the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department to help fund the replacement of two playgrounds per year between 2017 and 2020. At both parks, the new playgrounds will replace outdated existing playground equipment. At Beatty Park, the playground will be installed with the assistance of volunteers from the Columbus Blue Jackets and the local Community.

The costs for this project will be $321,573.25, with a contingency of $15,000.00, for a total of $336,573.25.

Bids were advertised through Vendor Services, in accordance with City Code Section 329, on April 26, 2019 and received by the Recreation and Parks Department on May 14, 2019. Bids were received from the following companies:

Company Status Amount
Playworld Midstates (MAJ) $321,573.25

After reviewing the proposals that were submitted, it was determine that Playworld Midstates was the lowest and most responsive bidder.

Playworld Midstates And all proposed subcontractors have met code requirements with respect to prequalification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

Principal Parties:
Michigan Playgrounds dba Playworld Midstates, LLC
5828 Zarley Street, Suite B
New Albany, OH 43054
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