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File #: 1883-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/1/2019 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into an agreement with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and accept grant funds to develop up to 3 miles of urban singletrack natural surface trail and a bike skills area in Berliner Park; to authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into contract with American Ramp Company DBA Progressive Bike Ramps to develop up to 3 miles of urban singletrack natural surface trail and a bike skills area in Berliner Park; to authorize the City Auditor to appropriate $135,686.00 to the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund; to authorize the transfer of $52,314.00 between projects within the Recreation and Parks Bond Fund; to amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget Ordinance 1326-2019; to authorize the expenditure of $188,000.00 from the from the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund and Voted Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($188,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Berliner Urban Singletrack
Explanation

This ordinance is to authorize the Director of the Recreation and Parks Department to enter into contract with American Ramp Company dba Progressive Bike Ramps for professional services for improvements to Berliner Park.

The total costs for services associated with this project will be $188,000.00 and partially funded by an ODNR Recreational Trail Program (RTP) grant. The City will be responsible for an amount equal to $52,314.00 and the reimbursable ODNR RTP Grant equals $135,686.00.

Background: This project will develop up to 3 miles of urban singletrack natural surface trail and a bike skills area along the Scioto River corridor south of Greenlawn Ave. The Berliner Singletrack will be the first professionally designed all-weather natural surface trail inside the 270 outer belt of Columbus, Ohio. This project will also provide an active outdoor experience for all ages and social groups near downtown Columbus directly accessible by the Central Ohio Greenways trail system and public transportation.

Proposals were advertised through Vendor Services, in accordance with City Code Section 329, May 6th, 2019 and received by the Recreation and Parks Department on May 31st, 2019. One proposal was received from:

Company Status
American Ramp Company dba Progressive Bike Ramps (MAJ)

A selection team evaluated the proposals on June 10th, 2019 and recommended that American Ramp Company be selected to perform the work. The firm was chosen based on their reference projects, experience, qualifications, and quality project approach.

Progressive Bike Ramps has met code requirements with respect to prequalification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

Principal Parties:
American Ramp Company dba Progressive Bike Ramps
601 S. McKinley Ave.
Joplin, MO 64801
Tim Babcock, 417.206.6816
CCN: 35-2353308 CC020897
Exp. Date: 4/24/2021

Emergency Justification: An emergency is being requested in order to b...

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