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File #: 1923-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/20/2020 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 WSP USA for the Signals - Signal Timing - General Engineering 2020 project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $250,000.00 from the Street Construction Maintenance and Repair Fund to pay for this contract; and to declare an emergency. ($250,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1923-2020 Accounting Template Signals GE2020
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into a professional services contract with WSP USA, Inc., in the amount of up to $250,000.00 for the Signals - Signal Timing - General Engineering 2020 project.

The intent of this project is to provide the Department of Public Service with continuing contractual access to resources that are necessary to perform traffic signal corridor retiming tasks.
The Department of Public Service solicited Requests for Proposals for the Signals - Signal Timing - General Engineering 2020 contract. The project was formally advertised on the Vendor Services and Bonfire web sites from June 25, 2020, to August 4, 2020. The City received three responses. All proposals were deemed responsive and were fully evaluated when the Evaluation Committee met on August 10, 2020. The responding firms were:
Company Name City/State Majority/MBE/MBR/F1/AS1/PHC
CHA Consulting, Inc. Columbus, OH Majority
TEC Engineering, Inc. Columbus, OH F1
WSP USA, Inc. Columbus, OH Majority

WSP USA received the highest score by the evaluation committee and will be awarded the Signals - Signal Timing - General Engineering 2020 contract.

Searches in the Excluded Party List System (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against WSP USA, Inc.

2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
WSP USA‘s contract compliance number is CC000455 and expires 05/22/2022.

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

4. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested to expedite this contract so that upcoming signal projects may be governed by updated standards, policies, and practices, enhancing the safety of the traveling public.

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