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File #: 3014-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/8/2019 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 contract with Righter Company, Inc. to provide Specialty Maintenance Crafts for the Department of Public Utilities, and to authorize the expenditure of $517,439.00 from the Sanitary Sewer Operating Fund and $100,000.00 from the Electricity Operating Fund. ($617,439.00)
Attachments: 1. 3014-2019 Bid Recommendation, 2. 3014-2019 Bid Tabulation, 3. 3014-2019 Financial Coding, 4. 3014-2019 Info Form
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a contract with Righter Company, Inc. to provide Specialty Maintenance Crafts for various Divisions of the Department of Public Utilities, FEM Project No. 0101.6. Current facilities to be serviced are Division of Sewerage and Drainage (DOSD) and Division of Power (DOP) facilities. Additional Department of Public Utilities facilities may be added in the future. The work to be performed under this contract will be the repair, modification, and/or replacement of various facility components and associated equipment such as: bar racks, sluice gates, pumping systems, aeration systems including blowers, settling tanks, disinfection chemical systems, chemical storage and feed systems, gravity thickeners, centrifuges, digesters, etc. Auxiliary equipment such as low pressure boilers, transformers, HVAC units, miscellaneous piping and ductwork, roofs, building architectural repairs, vent stacks, walkways, stairways, handrails, pavement repairs, miscellaneous hard-surfacing and concrete work, painting, and installation and demolition of equipment may be included in the work. The work to be performed is minor or small in relation to the total system or plant process.

The Department of Public Utilities advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of Columbus City Code Chapter 329 (RFQ013910). Two Hundred and Ninety-Five (295) vendors were solicited and one (1) bid was received and opened on November 6, 2019. The bid from Righter Company, Inc. is recommended for an award as the lowest, responsive, responsible, and best bid received. The contract is for one (1) year with the option to renew for three (3) additional years, on a year-to-year basis upon mutual agreement, budgeted funds and approval by Columbus City Council. The recommended award amount for the initial year of this contract is $517,439.00 for the Division of Sewerage and ...

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