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File #: 2871-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/29/2019 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 12/9/2019 Final action: 12/12/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Fields Excavating, Inc. for the East Gates Street Area Water Line Improvements Project in an amount up to $3,304,166.52; to encumber funds with the Department of Public Service, Design and Construction Division for prevailing wage services in an amount up to $2,000.00; to authorize the appropriation and transfer of $3,304,166.52 from the Water System Reserve Fund to the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $3,304,166.52 from the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund; to authorize an expenditure up to $2,000.00 within the Water General Obligations Voted Bond Fund; for the Division of Water; and to authorize an amendment of the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget. ($3,306,166.52)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2871-2019 Bid Tab, 2. ORD 2871-2019 QFF Eval Loan Funded, 3. ORD 2871-2019 Information, 4. ORD 2871-2019 Utilization, 5. ORD 2871-2019 Funding
Explanation

1.0 BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Fields Excavating, Inc. for the East Gates Street Area Water Line Improvements Project in an amount up to $3,304,166.52; to encumber funds with the Department of Public Service, Design and Construction Division for prevailing wage services in an amount up to $2,000.00; for Capital Improvements Project No. 690236-100093, Division of Water Contract Number 2117.

The goal of this project is to replace the existing 4-inch, 6-inch and 8-inch water lines that have a high break frequency. Replacement of these lines will improve water service, decrease burden on water maintenance operations, and reduce water loss.

This project includes open-cut installation of approximately 592 linear feet of 6-inch water main, 10,163 linear feet of 8-inch water main, and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract.

This project is in the “63 - South Side” planning area and includes the following streets: Southwood Avenue, Hanford Street, Bruck Street, Frebis Avenue, E. Jenkins Avenue, Wilson Avenue, Miller Avenue, Ellsworth Avenue, McCloud Road, E. Gates Street, Lilley Avenue, Lockbourne Road, E. Columbus Street, Fairwood Avenue, Rainbow Park, Rhoads Avenue, and S. Washington Avenue.

2.0 ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
The goal of this project is to replace or rehabilitate the existing 4-inch, 6-inch and 8-inch water lines that have a high break frequency. Replacement of these water lines will improve water service, decrease burden on water maintenance operations, and reduce water loss. The Neighborhood Liaison(s) has been contacted and informed of this project. Further community outreach may result through the Neighborhood Liaison Program.

3.0 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened five (5) bids on O...

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