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File #: 0247-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/16/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 3/2/2020 Final action: 3/5/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional construction management agreement with Black & Veatch Corporation for the Lower Olentangy Tunnel capital improvement project; and to authorize the expenditure of up to $4,174,157.47 from the Sewer General Obligation Bond Fund. ($4,174,157.47)
Attachments: 1. LOT CM Project Map, 2. ORD. 0247-2020 Funding Template, 3. Ord. 0247-2020 Utilization

1. BACKGROUND: The project is a consent order project which will provide hydraulic relief to three main trunk sewers: the Franklin Main Interceptor Sewer, the Olentangy Scioto Interceptor Sewer and the Olentangy Main Interceptor Sewer. This project will mitigate the seven Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) located along the Olentangy River corridor and assist with the mitigation of three designed sewer reliefs, thereby improving water quality in the Olentangy River. The project benefits are further described in the Integrated Plan and 2015 Wet Weather Management Plan Update Report dated September 2015. This ordinance authorized the professional construction management for the project with Black & Veatch Corporation. The construction portion of the work will be bid and legislated separately.

The project is in the Citywide Community Planning Area #99 as the work area crosses multiple planning areas.

2. PROCUREMENT: The Department of Public Utilities advertised a Request for Proposals (RFP’s) on September 18, 2019 through November 1, 2019 and received four (4) responses. The responding firms are listed below. The evaluation committee selected two (2) firms for two (2) projects. This project, the Lower Olentangy Tunnel project was assigned to Black & Veatch Corporation. Smoot is the other firm that was selected to provide professional construction management for the Big Walnut Trunk Phase 2 project. All responding proposals were evaluated according to Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

Name CC No. Exp. Date Vendor # City/State Status
Black & Veatch 43-1833073 9/12/2021 008038 Columbus, OH MAJ
DLZ 31-1268980 1/2/2021 004939 Columbus, OH MBR
Parsons Transp. 36-0982270 9/5/2016 007166 Columbus, OH MAJ
Smoot 31-1224826 6/30/2020 004871 Columbus, OH MBE

3. SUMMARY OF TASKS: This contract will provide professional construction administration and management services that shall include, full time construction inspection, project c...

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