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File #: 1919-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2020 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/17/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into a professional services contract with ms consultants for the Signals - Summit Street - Warren Street to E. 7th Avenue project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $508,280.97 from the Street Construction Maintenance and Repair Fund to pay for this contract; and to declare an emergency. ($508,280.97)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1919-2020 Accounting Template Signals Summit
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into professional services contract with ms consultants, Inc., in the amount of up to $508,280.97 for the Signals - Summit Street - Warren Street to E. 7th Avenue project.

The intent of this project is to provide the City of Columbus, Department of Public Service, with a design to replace and upgrade the existing traffic signals to current standards along Summit Street from Warren Street to E. 7th Avenue.
The Department of Public Service solicited Requests for Proposals for the Signals - Summit Street - Warren Street to E. 7th Avenue contract. The project was formally advertised on the Vendor Services and Bonfire web sites from June 3, 2020, to July 1, 2020. The City received four responses. All proposals were deemed responsive and were fully evaluated when the Evaluation Committee met on July 16, 2020. The responding firms were:
Company Name City/State Majority/MBE/MBR/F1/AS1/PHC
Carpenter Marty Columbus, OH Majority
EMH&T Columbus, OH Majority
ms consultants Columbus, OH Majority
TEC Engineering Columbus, OH F1

ms consultants received the highest score by the evaluation committee and will be awarded the Signals - Summit Street - Warren Street to E. 7th Avenue contract.

Searches in the Excluded Party List System (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against ms consultants.

2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
ms consultants contract compliance number is CC006998 and expires 01/28/2022.

3. FISCAL IMPACT
Funding for this contract is budgeted, available, and appropriated within Fund 2265, the Street Construction Maintenance and Repair Fund.

4. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested so design of these safety improvements can be started as soon as possible.

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To authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into a professional...

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