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File #: 1743-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/14/2020 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/17/2020
Title: To amend the 2019 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the City Auditor to transfer funds between projects within the Safety Voted Bond Fund; to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract, on behalf of the Office of Construction Management, with Burgess & Niple, Inc. for testing, construction administration, and design of a dewatering system related to correcting the high water table at Fire Station 15; to authorize the expenditure of $218,186.71 from the Safety Voted Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($218,186.71 )
Attachments: 1. Fire Station 15 Transfer for High water Project.pdf
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to enter into a design contract on behalf of the Office of Construction Management with Burgess & Niple, Inc. to remediate the groundwater flooding on the current drainage system by installing a monitoring well and to run additional soil testing at Fire Station 15, 1800 E. Livingston Avenue. This project will include testing, engineering, design, and construction administration, including the design of dewatering wells to draw the water table down around the Fire Station and the design of interior perimeter drains to control groundwater.
The Department of Finance and Management, Office of Construction Management, solicited a request for Proposals for the assessment of Fire Station 15 Groundwater Remediation Design and the project was formally advertised on the Vendor Services website. On May 11, 2020 the City received three (3) responses (1 FBE, 1 MBR) as listed. All proposals were deemed responsive and were fully evaluated by the Evaluation Committee:
Company City AS1/FBE/MBE
Burgess & Niple, Inc. Columbus EBOCC
DLZ Architecture, LLC Columbus MBR
Resources International, Inc. Columbus FBE

Burgess & Niple, Inc. received the highest score by the Evaluation Committee. The Office of Construction Management is recommending the contract award to Burgess & Niple, Inc.

Burgess & Niple, Inc. Contract Compliance No. 31-0885550, expiration date February 21, 2022.

Emergency action is requested so that the contractor may begin work as soon as practical to resolve the groundwater issue.

Fiscal Impact: This legislation authorizes an expenditure of $218,186.71 from the Safety Voted Bond Fund with Burgess & Niple, Inc, for testing, construction administration and dewatering wells related to correcting the high water table at Fire Station 15, 1800 E. Livingston Avenue. These funds are budgeted within the Public Safety capital budget.

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