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File #: 0361-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/30/2020 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 2/24/2020 Final action: 2/27/2020
Title: To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into contract with The Righter Co., Inc. to perform construction work regarding pump station improvements on Champions Golf Course; to authorize the transfer of $234,930.00 between projects within the Recreation and Parks Bond Fund; to amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget Ordinance 1326-2019; to authorize the expenditure of $234,930.00 from the Recreation Voted Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($234,930.00).
Attachments: 1. Champions Pump Station 2020

This ordinance is to authorize the Director of the Recreation and Parks Department to enter into contract with The Righter Co., Inc. to perform construction work regarding pump station improvements on Champions Golf Course.

Background: This is the second phase of a two phase project. Phase one was the replacement of the main irrigation line and drainage work and was completed in 2019. Phase two was aligned with the improvements for the Champions Clubhouse project which included an electrical system upgrade for the Champions Golf Course site. The new electric service permits us to replace the aging pump station, including control panel, pumps and motors, and associated equipment. The pump station is critical equipment responsible for running the Golf Course’s irrigation system. Without upgrading the pump station equipment, the irrigation system would not function, and the Golf Course could experience a significant damage to the playing surfaces during the dry summer months.

Bids were advertised through Vendor Services, in accordance with City Code Section 329, on January 3rd, 2020 and received by the Recreation and Parks Department on January 28st, 2020. Bids were received from the following companies:

Company Status Amount
Technical Choice LLC MAJ $157,748.00
The Righter Co., Inc. MAJ $214,930.00

After reviewing the proposals that were submitted, it was determine that The Righter Co., Inc. was the lowest and most responsive bidder. All proposed subcontractors have met code requirements with respect to prequalification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

Technical Choice is not pre-qualified through the Office of Finance and Management, and neither is their electrical subcontractor Brett Short Circuits, LLC. Per City Code 329.20 (c), Technical Choice LLC is non-responsive and the bid cannot be considered for award without an approved bid waiver by Director Rakosky and City Council.

Principal Parties:
The R...

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