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File #: 0500-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/18/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 3/16/2020 Final action: 3/19/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to renew and increase a contract for Floodplain Review Assistance Services with ms consultants, inc. to provide hydrologic and hydraulic analysis associated with the floodplain studies for compliance with applicable City of Columbus regulations and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) standards for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Stormwater section and to authorize the expenditure of $25,000.00 from the Storm Sewer Operating Fund. ($25,000.00).
Attachments: 1. ORD 0500-2020 Fin Coding Floodplain Review Assistance, 2. ORD 0500-2020 Floodplain Review Assistance Services- Addt'l info, 3. ORD 0500-2020 Floodplain Review Assistance Services Subcontractor Work ID Form
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to renew and increase an existing contract for floodplain review assistance services with ms consultants, inc. in the amount of $ 25,000.00. This contract provides hydrologic and hydraulic analysis associated with the floodplain studies for compliance with applicable City of Columbus regulations and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) standards for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Stormwater Section.

The Department of Public Utilities publicly opened one bid on December 14, 2018. ms consultants, inc. was deemed to be the lowest, best, most responsive and responsible bid.

The original contract, PO173305 was established in accordance with Request for Quotation RFQ010880 and authorized under Ordinance Number 0418-2019 and will expire March 31, 2020. In accordance with the bid specifications, the City and ms consultants, inc. can renew the contract for an additional two (2) years on a year to year basis subject to mutual agreement, availability of funding, and approval of Columbus City Council.

The new contract expiration date will be March 31, 2021. If unforeseen issues or difficulties are encountered that would require additional funding, a modification would be required.

This Ordinance is being submitted in accordance with the relevant provisions of Chapter 329 of City Code pertaining to contract renewals.

SUPPLIER: ms consultants, inc., FID #34-6546916, Vendor #006998, Expires February 18, 2020. ms consultants, inc. does not hold MBE/FBE status.

The company is not debarred according to the Excluded Party Listing System of the Federal Government or prohibited from being awarded a contract according to the Auditor of State Unresolved Findings for Recovery Certified Search.

1. Amount of additional funds: Total amount of additional funds needed for this contract renewal No. 1 is ADD $25,000.00. Total contract amount including this renewal is $50,000.00....

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