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File #: 1714-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/17/2019 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/22/2019 Final action: 7/25/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Fields Excavating, Inc. for the Olentangy River Road 24-Inch Water Main (Phase 1) Project; to authorize the appropriation and transfer of $2,198,677.56 from the Water System Reserve Fund to the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $2,198,677.56 from the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund; to authorize a transfer and expenditure up to $2,000.00 within the Water General Obligation Voted Bonds Fund to provide payment of prevailing wage services to the Department of Public Service; for the Division of Water; and to authorize an amendment to the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget. ($2,200,677.56)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1714-2019 Bid Tab, 2. ORD 1714-2019 QFF Eval Loan Funded, 3. ORD 1714-2019 Information, 4. ORD 1714-2019 Utilization, 5. ORD 1714-2019 map, 6. ORD 1714-2019 Funding
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Fields Excavating, Inc. for the Olentangy River Road 24-Inch Water Main (Phase 1) Project, in an amount up to $2,198,677.56, for Capital Improvements Project No. 690588-100000, Division of Water Contract Number 2229.

Funds in the amount of $2,000.00 will also be encumbered with the Department of Public Service for Prevailing Wage services.

Work under this project consists of open-cut installation of approximately 3,500 linear feet of 24-inch water main, and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract.

The Community Planning Area is “99 - Citywide”, as this is a large diameter water main that serves multiple planning areas.

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
The goal of this project is to replace the existing 20-inch water main that has experienced recent breaks. Replacement of this water main will improve water service, decrease burden on water maintenance operations, and reduce water loss. The Neighborhood Liaison(s) has been contacted and informed of this project. Further community outreach may result through the Neighborhood Liaison Program.

3. CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened four (4) bids on June 12, 2019 from:

1. Fields Excavating, Inc. $2,198,677.56
2. Shelly & Sands, Inc. $2,326,619.90
3. Trucco Construction Co. $2,361,352.18
4. Elite Excavating Co. of Ohio $2,795,324.40

Fields Excavating’s bid was deemed the lowest, best, most responsive and responsible bid in the amount of $2,198,677.56. Their Contract Compliance Number is 31-1451322 (ex...

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