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File #: 1774-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/21/2019 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 professional engineering services agreement with HDR Engineering Inc., for the Krieger Court Stormwater Improvements Project; to authorize the appropriation, transfer, and expenditure of up to $646,821.68 within the Storm Sewer Bond Fund; to authorize the appropriation and transfer of funds from the Storm Sewer Reserve Fund to the Storm Sewer Bond Fund in an amount up to $646,821.68; and to amend the 2019 Capital Improvement Budget.($646,821.68)
Attachments: 1. Ord. 1774 Utilization Krieger Court, 2. Ord. 1774-2019 Funding Template - Krieger Court, 3. Ord. 1774-2019 Krieger Court Stormwater Improvements Project Area Boundaries
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering agreement with HDR Engineering Inc., for the Krieger Court Stormwater Improvements Project, in an amount up to $646,821.68, for Division of Sewerage & Drainage, Stormwater Section.

This project will identify unknown storm or sanitary connections, within the Project Area, that drain to the existing ditches and storm sewer system along Alkire Road and design to re-direct them to the proposed storm sewer or a separate sanitary sewer. This includes the inlet pipes to the Krieger basin.

The project is located in the Westland Community Planning Area (Area 52).

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
This project will allow the City to investigate existing drainage issues within the project area. Engineering recommendations and detailed plans will be developed as a means of alleviating drainage issues. Construction of basin improvements, a new storm system and/or improved drainage ditches in this area will improve standing water and stormwater drainage issues for the neighborhood.
3. 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." The evaluation criteria for this contract included: 1. understanding of project/project approach, 2. past performance, 3. environmentally preferable consultant, 4. local workforce, and 5. anticipated project team.

A Request for Proposals (RFP's) was advertised on April 17, 2019. Five (5) proposals were received on May 17, 2019 from: American Structurepoint, Moody Engineering, HDR Engineering Inc., GPD Group, and Prime AE.

An evaluation committee reviewed the proposals and scored them based on the criteria me...

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