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File #: 0249-2020    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 two (2) professional engineering agreements for the 2019 - 2021 General Engineering Services for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Sanitary Sewer and Storm Sewer Projects, with CHA Consulting, Inc. and Korda/Nemeth Engineering, Inc.; to authorize an expenditure of up to $400,000.00 from the Sewer General Obligation Bond Fund; and to authorize an expenditure of up to $400,000.00 from the Storm Sewer Bond Fund. ($800,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord. 0249-2020 Funding Template, 2. Schedule 2A.1 Utilization Form_STM, 3. Schedule 2A.1 Utilization Form_SAN, 4. Schedule 2A.1 Utilization Form-STORM, 5. Schedule 2A.1 Utilization Form

1. BACKGROUND: The General Engineering Services (GES) Contract shall provide engineering services for sanitary sewer and storm system improvement and rehabilitation that warrant immediate action. These general engineering services may include field surveys, design reports, drawings, easements, permitting, record plans, independent review, public outreach, cleaning and televising sewers, manhole inspections, geotechnical investigations, or other supplemental services.

This work will be conducted in the city-wide community planning area, #99.

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT: These agreements will allow the Division to perform miscellaneous engineering tasks on an as-needed basis. Outreach and environmental impact is unknown since the exact type and location of work is unknown at this time.

3. PROCUREMENT INFORMATION: The need for general engineering services was formally advertised as a Request for Proposals from November 14, 2019 through December 6, 2019. The Department received five (5) responses. All five (5) proposals were evaluated per Columbus City Code Chapter 329. The proposing firms were:

Name CC No. Exp. Date Vendor # City/State Status
Burns McDonnell 43-09561452 1/25/2021 020495 Columbus, OH MAJ
CHA 16-0966259 4/25/2021 000802 Columbus, OH MAJ
IBI Group 31-1442777 1/8/2021 005392 Columbus, OH MAJ
Korda/Nemeth 31-09222991 4/30/2021 004467 Columbus, OH MAJ
ms Consultants 34-6546916 2/18/2020 006998 Columbus, OH MAJ

Two firms were selected to provide general engineering services, CHA Consulting, Inc. and Korda/Nemeth Engineering, Inc.

CHA Consulting, Inc.: 16-0966259 | exp. 4/25/2021 | 00802
Korda/Nemeth Engineering Inc.: 31-0922991 | exp. 4/30/2021 | 004467

5. FUTURE RENEWALS: Renewals are planned for these contracts as they are for services through 2021, subject to the approval of City Council.


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