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File #: 0525-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/21/2020 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 3/16/2020 Final action: 3/19/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract on behalf of the Office of Construction Management with Knight Electric, Inc., for the installation of generators for various Fire Stations; to authorize the expenditure of $722,575.00 from the Safety Voted Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($722,575.00)
Attachments: 1. Generator 11 17 28 29 32.pdf
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to enter into a contract on behalf of the Office of Construction Management with Knight Electric, Inc. for installation of five whole house generators for the Public Safety Department located at the following addresses:
Fire Station 11, 2200 W. Case Road
Fire Station 17, 2250 W. Broad Street
Fire Station 28, 3240 McCutcheon Road
Fire Station 29, 5151 Little Turtle Way
Fire Station 32, 3675 Gender Road

This project consists of replacing and installing whole house generators for five Fire Stations. Work will include removal of existing generators and the installation of new generators, generator controls, and other related systems. This project will ensure that these Fire Stations will have access to necessary back-up power to ensure continuity of operations and also ensure that the generators and related systems are up to current code.
Formal bids were solicited and the City received two (2) bids (1 FBE, 1 MBE) on December 30, 2019 as follows:

Company City Bid Amount AS1/FBE/MBE
Knight Electric, Inc. Columbus $722,575.00 MBE
Roberts Service Group Columbus $1,131,000.00 FBE

The Office of Construction has deemed Knight Electric as the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder and therefore recommends that they be awarded this contract.

Knight Electric, Inc. Contract Compliance No. 31-1409432, expiration date July 31, 2021.

Emergency action is requested so that work can begin as quickly as possible to ensure the generators remain compliant with applicable codes.

Fiscal Impact: This legislation authorizes an expenditure of $722,575.00 from the Safety Voted Bond Fund with Knight Electric, Inc., Inc. for services related to the installation of generators at various Fire Stations. These funds are budgeted within the Safety Voted Bond Fund.

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To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract on behalf of the Office of Construction ...

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