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File #: 1744-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/18/2019 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/22/2019 Final action: 7/25/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to renew an existing engineering agreement with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc. for the Blueprint Columbus Hilltop Palmetto/Westgate Area project; to authorize the appropriation, transfer within, and expenditure of $265,000.00 from the Sanitary Sewer General Obligation Bond Fund; to authorize an expenditure of up to $105,000.00 from the Water General Obligation (G.O). Bond Fund for a total expenditure of $370,000.00; and to amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget. ($370,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 1744-2019 650870.801_renewal_1_Director's Legislation Information Sheet (1-23-2019), 2. Ord 1744-2019 Sch 2A-1 New Utilization Form Palmetto Westgate, 3. Ord 1744-2019 DAX Financial Form BP Palmetto Westgate
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to renew (R#1) an existing engineering agreement with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc. for the Blueprint Columbus Hilltop Palmetto/Westgate project, CIP 650870-100801. To date, the consultant has conducted the required field investigations, property investigations, storm sewer cleaning and televising, hydraulic modeling & alternative analysis to determine the preferred alternative Blueprint solution within the Greater Hilltop planning area. The consultants have used this data to assemble the 30% project plans and are currently work towards their 60% plan submittal. Future work will concentrate on completing the project construction plans, assembling the construction documents, bidding the work and conducting engineering services during construction. A future renewal is anticipated.
This project also provides for necessary water main improvements in the area bounded by W. Broad Street, Derrer Road, Sullivant Avenue, and S. Hague Avenue. There will be approximately 7,780 linear feet of the water main and 290 services replaced within the project area. This water line work will be bid concurrently with Sewers and Drains’ project.

The project is located in the “53 - Greater Hilltop” Community Planning Area and includes the following streets: Letchworth Avenue, S. Southampton Avenue, S. Sylvan Avenue, Powhtan Avenue, S. Algonquin Avenue, S. Brinker Avenue, S. Westmoor Avenue, Binns Boulevard, and S. Powell Avenue.


1.1 Amount of additional funds to be expended: $370,000.00
Original Contract: $3,084,058.00
Renewal #1 DOSD: $ 265,000.00
Renewal #1 DOW: $ 105,000.00
Renewal #2 (estimated): $ 200,000.00
TOTAL $3,654,058.00

1.2 Reasons additional goods/services could not be foreseen:
This modification was planned at contract origination.
1.3 Reasons other procurement processes are not used:
Re-bid of the project will likely result in a higher project costs as much o...

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