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File #: 2372-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/6/2019 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 10/14/2019 Final action: 10/16/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into construction contract with Gudenkauf Corporation for the Jackson Pike Wastewater Treatment Plant Fiber Optic Cable Installation Project; to authorize the transfer within and the expenditure of up to $439,814.00 from the Sanitary Sewer General Obligation (G.O.) Bond Fund, and to amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget. ($439,814.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 2372-2019 SWIF Utilization JP Fiber Optic Cable Install, 2. Ord 2372-2019 DAX Financial Form JP Fiber Optic
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Gudenkauf Corporation for the Jackson Pike Wastewater Treatment Plant (JPWWTP) Fiber Optic Cable Installation, Contract SCP 13JP, CIP 650260-102012. The work for this project consists of the installation of fiber optic cable connections at various locations from Whittier Street to Jackson Pike Wastewater Treatment Plant including connections to Fire Station 3 and the Scioto River Lift Station located on Greenlawn Avenue and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract, in accordance with the drawings, technical specifications, and City of Columbus Construction and Material Specifications as set forth in this Invitation For Bid (IFB).

2. PROJECT TIMELINE: All work shall be substantially complete within 270 calendar days of the Notice to Proceed, with final completion to occur within 300 calendar days. The City anticipates issuing a Notice to Proceed on or about November 27, 2019.
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3. PROCUREMENT INFORMATION: The Division advertised for competitive bids for the subject services on the City’s Vendor Services website and in the City Bulletin in accordance with the overall provisions of Section 329 of the Columbus City Code. The Division of Sewerage and Drainage received two (2) bids on August 28, 2019 from the following companies:

Name Vendor # CCCN Exp. Date Status City/State____
Gudenkauf Corp. 004454 31-0908234 02/26/2020 MAJ Columbus, OH
Thayer Power and Communications Line Construction Co.* - No Compliance Number

The bid was reviewed using the Bid Tab and QFF evaluation process. It was determined that Gudenkauf Corporation met the criteria for the project requirements and was the lowest responsive, responsible, and best bid.

*: Thayer Power and Communications Line Construction Co. was deemed non-responsive. They were not pre-qualified and did not have a contra...

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