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File #: 1727-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/13/2020 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/27/2020 Final action: 7/30/2020
Title: To amend the 2019 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the transfer of cash and appropriation within the Street and Highway Non-Bond Fund; to authorize the transfer of cash within the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; to appropriate funds within the Streets and Highway Non-Bond Fund; to authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into a professional services contract with The Saunders Company for the Mobility Corridors Initiative - Communications, Outreach & Engagement project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $250,000.00 from the Street and Highway Non Bond Fund and the Streets and Highways Bond Fund to pay for this contract; to authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements and to accept contributions from other organizations in relation to this project; and to declare an emergency. ($250,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1727-2020 Accounting Template
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into professional services contracts with The Saunders Company in the amount of up to $250,000.00 for the Mobility Corridors Initiative - Communications, Outreach & Engagement project.

The intent of the Mobility Corridors Initiative is to further advance a regional growth strategy aligning infrastructure investments, development policies, and performance metrics around designated high-capacity transit and multi-modal mobility corridors. The initiative will employ strategies to address equity, workforce advancement, innovation, economic development, affordability and sustainability, with aligned efforts related to land use, zoning, and housing. The Mobility Corridors Initiative - Communication, Outreach and Engagement contract involves communications and engagement coordination, brand management and implementation, media strategy and coordination, and other such work related to the overall Mobility Corridors Initiative.
The Department of Public Service, Office of Support Services, solicited Requests for Proposals for the Mobility Corridors Initiative - Communications, Outreach & Engagement contract. The project was formally advertised on the Vendor Services and Bonfire web sites from June 12, 2020, to July 1, 2020. The City received six responses. All proposals were deemed responsive and were fully evaluated when the Evaluation Committee met on July 13, 2020. The responding firms were:
Company Name City/State Majority/MBE/MBR/F1/AS1/PHC
Furety Columbus, OH Unknown
The Saunders Company Columbus, OH MBE
Fahlgren Mortine Columbus, OH Majority
Irvin PR Columbus, OH Majority
Murphy Epson Columbus, OH FBE
Beyond Spots & Dots Columbus, OH MBR

The Saunders Company received the highest score by the evaluation committee and will be awarded the Mobility Corridors Initiative - C...

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