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File #: 0274-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/21/2020 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 engineering services agreement with Advanced Engineering Consultants, Inc., for the Parsons Avenue Water Plant Miscellaneous Improvements - Control Room Renovations Project; and to authorize an expenditure up to $298,200.00 within the Water General Obligations Bonds Fund for the Division of Water. ($298,200.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0274-2020 Information, 2. ORD 0274-2020 Utilization, 3. ORD 0274-2020 map, 4. ORD 0274-2020 Funding
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering services agreement with Advanced Engineering Consultants, Inc., for the Parsons Avenue Water Plant (PAWP) Miscellaneous Improvements - Control Room Renovations Project, in an amount up to $298,200.00, for Division of Water Contract No. 2162.

The PAWP control room is the primary location where plant staff monitor and control the water treatment process. The room houses hardware and equipment related to the plant’s Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. The room does not meet functional or ergonomic needs and does not leverage the advantages of modern operator interface equipment.

This legislation is for Phase 1 - Detailed Design & Bidding services to develop layout concepts, evaluate alternatives, provide recommendations, perform detailed design services, regulatory approvals, and construction bidding assistance.

Community Planning Area = “99 - Citywide” since the Parsons Avenue Water Plant serves several Columbus communities.

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
The PAWP is an essential and integral component in the Columbus area water supply and treatment infrastructure. Adequate safe supply of water is essential to economic growth and development.

Public informational meetings are not anticipated for this project, all proposed work should be within the boundaries of the water treatment facility. Regulatory agencies will be notified of the proposed work as appropriate.

The consultant team has identified a commitment to the Mayor’s Green Initiative in their business practices. Upgrades to the electrical systems at the plant will be evaluated for increased efficiency and reduced energy consumption. A construction waste management program may be employed to ensure that certain amounts of construction waste are recycled and di...

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