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File #: 2915-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2019 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 Peterson Construction Co. for the Morse West Booster Station Improvements Project; to authorize an expenditure up to $1,177,300.00 within the Water General Obligation Voted Bonds Fund; to provide for payment of prevailing wage services to the Department of Public Service, Design and Construction Division in an amount up to $2,000.00; for the Division of Water; and to amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget. ($1,177,300.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2915-2019 Bid Tab, 2. ORD 2915-2019 QFF Bond Funded, 3. ORD 2915-2019 Information, 4. ORD 2915-2019 Utilization, 5. ORD 2915-2019 map, 6. ORD 2915-2019 Funding
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Peterson Construction Co. for the Morse West Booster Station Improvements Project; in an amount up to $1,175,300.00; for Division of Water Capital Improvements Project No. 690473-100013, Contract No. 2248.

Funds in the amount of $2,000.00 will also be encumbered with the Department of Public Service for Prevailing Wage services.

This project consists of removing and installing new process piping and valves, replacing 2 pumps and associated switchgear, minor building and architectural improvements, and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract.

The Community Planning Area is “99 - Citywide” since the booster station services several Columbus communities.

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
Increased demand on the water distribution system has required the pumping capacity of the Morse booster stations to increase. Currently, six of the eight pumps are 350 HP models. This project will upgrade the final two pumps to match the performance of the other six.

3.0 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened three bids on October 30, 2019 from Peterson Construction, Kenmore Construction, and Righter Co.

3.1 PRE-QUALIFICATION STATUS: Peterson Construction Co. and all proposed subcontractors have met code requirements with respect to pre-qualification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

Peterson Construction’s bid was deemed the lowest, best, most responsive and responsible bid in the amount of $1,175,300.00. Their Contract Compliance Number is 34-1342365 (expires 11/4/21, Majority) and their DAX Vendor Account No. is 18675. Additional information regarding all bidders, description of work, contract time frame and detailed amounts can be found on the attached...

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