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File #: 1525-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/22/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/27/2020 Final action: 7/30/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an agreement with John Eramo and Sons, Inc. for construction services for the 2020 Storm Water General Construction Contract for the Division of Sewerage & Drainage, Stormwater Section; to authorize a transfer of up to $733,221.90, an expenditure of up to $1,103,503.00 within the Storm Sewer Bond Fund; to authorize the expenditure of $2,000.00 for Prevailing Wage services to the Department of Public Service; and to amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget. ($1,105,503.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord. 1525-2020 Funding Template 610500-100004.pdf, 2. Ord. 1525-2020 Utilization 610500-100004.pdf

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with John Eramo and Sons, Inc. for the 2020 Storm Water General Construction Contract, CIP 610500-100004. Work consists of raising manhole frames, reconstructing manholes to grade, sewer point repairs and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract, in accordance with the technical specifications, and City of Columbus Construction and Material Specifications.
Planning area is “99 - Citywide”.

PROJECT TIMELINE: Work is to be completed within 365 calendar days after the effective date of the Notice to Proceed. Due to the nature of the contract, the completion date may be extended as funds remain.
PROCUREMENT INFORMATION: The Department of Public Utilities advertised for competitive bids for the General Construction Contract in accordance with the provisions of Section 329 of Columbus City Codes. The bids were opened on June 10, 2020. The following two companies submitted bids for this project:

Name C.C. No./Exp. Date DAX # City/State Status
John Eramo and Sons, Inc. 31-0724866/ exp. 10/15/21 4251 Hilliard, OH MAJ
Complete General Constr Co. 31-4366382/ exp. 7/8/21 6056 Columbus, OH MAJ

The bids were evaluated using the bid tab and quality factor form process and it was determined that John Eramo and Sons, Inc. was the lowest responsive, responsible, and best bid.

This company is not debarred according to the Federal Excluded Parties Listing or the State Auditor's Findings for Recovery Database.

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE No.: 31-0724866 | MAJ | Exp. 10/15/21| DAX #4251

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Emergency designation is not requested.

ECONOMIC IMPACT: This project was initiated to respond to emergency needs and miscellaneous storm sewer structural repairs and installations, as directed by the Division of Sewerage and Drainage.


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