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File #: 3163-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/25/2019 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 2/3/2020 Final action: 2/5/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering services agreement with Evans Mechwart Hambleton & Tilton Inc. dba EMH&T for the Plum Ridge Integrated Solutions and Plum Ridge Storm Sewer Improvements Project; to authorize the transfer within and expenditure of up to $211,691.94 from the Storm Sewer Bond Fund; to authorize the expenditure of up to $583,163.68 from the Sanitary Sewer General Obligation Fund; and to authorize an amendment to the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget. ($749,855.62)
Attachments: 1. Ord. 3163-2019 Funding Template, 2. Ord. 3163-2019 Utilization - Plum Ridge, 3. Director's Legislation Information Sheet (Plum Ridge)

1. BACKGROUND: The City of Columbus Division of Sewerage and Drainage (DOSD) initiated the Plum Ridge Integrated Solutions (CIP 650870-158191) and Plum Ridge Storm Sewer Improvements Project (CIP 611714-100000) to perform the investigation, evaluation, formulation and design work necessary to prepare construction documents for: mitigation of stormwater flooding by improving the existing stormwater system within the project area(s) and the use of integrated solutions to improve water quantity and water quality within the project area(s). This work performed under phase 1 will be in preparation of the future remediation of inflow and infiltration (I/I) within the project area(s).

2. PROCUREMENT: The Department of Public Utilities advertised a Request for Proposals (RFP’s) on August 29, 2019 through September 27, 2019 pursuant to the overall requirements of City Code Section 329 in order to solicit proposals for the project. Five (5) proposals were received and reviewed, and it was determined that Evans Mechwart Hambleton & Tilton Inc. dba EMH&T best meets the needs of the Department of Public Utilities.

Name CC No. Exp. Date Vendor # City/State Status
CHA 04-2473650 4/25/2021 000180 Columbus, OH MAJ
Dynotec 31-1319961 1/31/2019 005053 Columbus, OH MBE
EMH&T 31-0685594 1/19/2020 004214 Columbus, OH MAJ
GPD Group 34-1134715 5/23/2021 006560 Columbus, OH MAJ
Moody 47-2705027 6/30/2021 012301 Columbus, OH MBE

3. SUMMARY OF TASKS: The scope of work for this project includes condition assessment and cleaning of the existing storm sewers and performing inspections of all storm manholes within the project limits to assist in the development of an accurate stormwater hydraulic model, and to assess the structural integrity of the existing storm sewer system prior to evaluating any potential integrated solutions necessary to accomplish the objectives of Blueprint Columbus.

The scope of work shall also include the use of the af...

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