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File #: 0410-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/6/2020 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 2/24/2020 Final action: 2/27/2020
Title: To amend the 2019 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into a professional services contract with EMH&T for the Roadway - General Engineering 2020 project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $250,000.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund to pay for this contract; and to declare an emergency. ($250,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 0410-2020 Legislation Template
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into professional services contracts with Evans, Mechwart, Hambleton & Tilton (EMH&T) in the amount of up to $250,000.00 for the Roadway - General Engineering 2020 project.

The intent of this project is to provide the City of Columbus, Department of Public Service, additional resources to perform professional engineering and survey services as well as provide technical expertise for the Department to complete its capital budget commitments. With each task assigned under this General Engineering contract, a task-specific Scope of Services and associated fee for services will be agreed to by the Department and consultant prior to proceeding.

The scope of services that follows generally describes the services the selected consultant is expected to be capable to perform:

a. Civil Engineering - roadway and intersection design; drainage studies; and utility design including storm sewer and stormwater management
b. Survey Services - topographic survey, boundary survey, right-of-way descriptions and exhibits, property ownership, description of take
c. Traffic Engineering - traffic studies, signal design, roundabout design, and signing and striping design
d. Minor Structural Work - retaining walls, minor bridge workOther Services - drafting, preparing exhibits, as-built drawings, funding applications, other engineering related services as required
e. Right-of-way - property ownership/descriptions of take, right-of-way exhibits
f. Landscape architecture - street tree planting design

Project Deliverables may include the following:
a. Construction plans (Drawer A and E format), quantities, cost estimates, pavement analysis reports, and other items as required.
b. Preliminary engineering studies or memorandums
c. Traffic studies
d. Plan review memorandums and detailed comments for peer reviews of roundabout designs on other City projects
e. General use documents s...

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