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File #: 1886-2019    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 contract with Designing Local, LTD for professional services for improvements to the Tuttle Park lower fields; to authorize the expenditure of $150,960.00 from the Recreation and Parks Voted Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($150,960.00)
Attachments: 1. UIRF Tuttle Park Lower Field Design

This ordinance is to authorize the Director of the Recreation and Parks Department to enter into contract with Designing Local, LTD for professional services for improvements to the Tuttle Park lower fields.

Background: This project will generate the necessary public engagement, conceptual design, and construction documentation required for rehabilitation and improvement of the eastern portion of the lower fields of Tuttle Park. The objective is a response to public requests for park improvements during the most recent University District Plan process. In coordination with the Tuttle CRC, University Area Commission, and additional community input, the Department identified preliminary programming that has been supported by the community. The design consultant will confirm and refine the final park amenities identified through community engagement during preliminary programming.

Proposals were advertised through Vendor Services, in accordance with City Code Section 329, and received on June 6th, 2019 and a selection team evaluated the proposals on June 12th, 2019 by the Recreation and Parks Department. Proposals were received from the following companies:

Company Status
Designing Local, LTD (FBE)
The EDGE Group (MAJ)
REALM Collaborative (MAJ)

After reviewing the proposals that were submitted, it was recommended Designing Local, LTD be selected to perform the work. The firm was chosen based on their reference projects, experience, qualifications, availability, timeline, and project approach.

Designing Local LTD and all proposed subconsultants have met code requirements with respect to prequalification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

Principal Parties:
Designing Local, LTD ...

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