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File #: 1601-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/29/2020 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 7/20/2020 Final action: 7/23/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Recreation and Parks Department to enter into contract with Righter Company, Inc. for the Greenlawn Dam Safety Barrier; to authorize the transfer of $208,390.00 between projects within the Recreation and Parks Bond Fund; to amend 2019 Capital Improvements Budget Ordinance 1326-2019; to authorize the expenditure of $208,390.00, from the Voted Recreation and Parks Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($208,390.00)
Attachments: 1. Greenlawn Dam Safety Barrier

Background: This ordinance is to authorize the Director of the Recreation and Parks Department to enter into contract with Righter Company, Inc. for the Greenlawn Dam Safety Barrier and to authorize an expenditure of $208,390.00 from the Recreation and Parks Voted Bond Fund.

This project will construct a river wide safety cable with highly visible floating buoys and anchorages for public safety and improved maintenance capabilities. The barrier line and anchorages will allow for CRPD maintenance staff to easily and safely maintain the cable barrier with improved anchorages, robust cables, and high visibility floating buoys which will provide advanced warning to Scioto River kayakers and canoeists of the downstream danger of the Greenlawn Dam.

Proposals were advertised through Vendor Services, in accordance with City Code Section 329, on June 11th, 2020 and received by the Recreation and Parks Department on June 25th, 2020.

Company Name Status Amount
Righter Company, Inc. MAJ $183,390.00

After reviewing the bids that were submitted, it was determine that Righter Company, Inc. was the lowest and most responsive bidder.

Righter Company, Inc. and all proposed subcontractors have met code requirements with respect to prequalification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

Principal Parties:
Righter Company, Inc.
2424 Harrison Road
Columbus, Ohio 43204
Mike Killilea, 614-272-9700
August 31, 2020

Emergency Justification: An emergency is being requested in an effort to begin construction Fall 2020 when water levels are at their historically lowest levels. The foundations for the buoys are underwater and it is imperative to install them when the water levels at the dam are low.

Benefits to the Public: The improv...

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