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File #: 2035-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/3/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 10/5/2020 Final action: 10/8/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional construction management agreement with Smoot Construction Company of Ohio for the Big Walnut Trunk Extension Phase 2 Professional Construction Management Project; to authorize a transfer within and an the expenditure of up to $5,436,121.24 from the Sewer General Obligation Bond Fund; and to amend the 2019 Capital Improvement Budget. ($5,436,121.24)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2035-2020 funding template, 2. ORD 2035-2020 Utilization
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This contract will provide professional construction administration and management services that shall include, full time construction inspection, project coordination, reporting, budgeting, scheduling, document tracking, startup coordination and other related tasks to ensure the City receives a quality product in conformance with the Contract Documents and project objectives of the Big Walnut Trunk Phase 2 Project.

The project is in the Citywide Community Planning Area #99. as the work area crosses multiple planning areas.

2. PROCUREMENT: The Department of Public Utilities advertised a Request for Proposals (RFP’s) on September 18, 2019 through November 1, 2019 and received four (4) responses. The responding firms are listed below. The evaluation committee selected two (2) firms for two (2) projects. Smoot Construction Company of Ohio was selected for the Big Walnut Trunk Phase 2 project. Black & Veatch was chosen for the Lower Olentangy Tunnel PCM project (Ordinance 0247-2020). All responding proposals were evaluated according to Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

Name CC No. Exp. Date Vendor #City/State Status
Black & Veatch 43-1833073 9/12/2021 008038 Columbus, OH MAJ
DLZ 31-1268980 1/2/2021 004939 Columbus, OH MBR
Parsons Transp. 36-0982270 9/5/2016 007166 Columbus, OH MAJ
Smoot 31-1224826 6/30/2023 004871 Columbus, OH MBE


3. SUMMARY OF TASKS: This contract will provide professional construction administration and management services that shall include, full time construction inspection, project coordination, reporting, budgeting, scheduling, document tracking, startup coordination and other related tasks to ensure the City receives a quality product in conformance with the Contract Documents and project objectives of the Big Walnut Tunnel Project.

4. MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT: The Department anticipates requesting additional future modifications/renewals to this contract.

5. PROJECT TIMELINE:...

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