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File #: 1471-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/17/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/20/2020 Final action: 7/23/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an agreement with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. for professional engineering services for the Floodwall Closure Evaluations Project for the Division of Sewerage & Drainage, Stormwater Section; to authorize a transfer and an expenditure in an amount up to $249,894.77 within the Storm Sewer Bond Fund; and to amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget. ($249,894.77)
Attachments: 1. Ord. 1471-2020 Funding Template 611709-100000.pdf, 2. Ord. 1471-2020 Utilization Form.pdf

Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering services agreement with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. for the Floodwall Closure Evaluations Project, in an amount up to $249,894.77, for Division of Sewerage & Drainage, Stormwater Section CIP No. 611709-100000.

The initial phase of work for this Project will investigate the life cycle feasibility and potential benefits of implementing automated flood barrier protection measures at three (3) sandbag and five (5) stop log gate (SLG) closure locations along the West Columbus Local Protection Project (WCLPP), also known as the Franklinton Floodwall. Following evaluation of the potential for automated flood barrier protection measures, the Consultant shall thoroughly investigate and assess the condition of four (4) SLG closure locations.

A planned contract renewal will then be negotiated for the design and development of plans for the rehabilitation and/or replacement of the existing WCLPP closure locations.

This project is located in the Franklinton community planning area (Area 54).

2. FUTURE MODIFICATION(S): It is anticipated that there will be future renewal modifications for this project.

3. TIMELINE: It is anticipated that a Notice to Proceed will be issued in September 2020, the initial data review and field investigation phases of the Project are to be completed by March 2021, Detailed Design is projected to be completed by March 2022, Construction is projected to commence June 2022, and the project is anticipated to be complete by June 2023.


4. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
This project will improve flood protection throughout the project area. It is further anticipated that the construction of green infrastructure will have an impact on the local economy by creating the need for personnel to construct and maintain the fac...

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