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File #: 2318-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/7/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 11/9/2020 Final action: 11/12/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Underground Utilities, Inc. for the Thomas Lane Area Water Line Improvements, Phase 2 Project in an amount up to $2,472,064.43; to authorize the appropriation and transfer of $2,357,578.63 from the Water System Reserve Fund to the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $2,357,578.63 within the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund; to authorize an expenditure up to $2,000.00 within the Water General Obligations Voted Bond Fund for prevailing wage services; for the Division of Water; to authorize the expenditure up to $114,485.80 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund for the Department of Public Service; and to authorize an amendment of the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget. ($2,474,064.43)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2318-2020 Bid Tab, 2. ORD 2318-2020 QFF Eval Loan Funded, 3. ORD 2318-2020 Information, 4. ORD 2318-2020 Utilization, 5. ORD 2318-2020 Thomas Ave. map, 6. ORD 2318-2020 Funding
Explanation

1.0 BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Underground Utilities, Inc. for the Thomas Lane Area Water Line Improvements, Phase 2 Project in an amount up to $2,472,064.43; to encumber funds with the Department of Public Service for prevailing wage services in an amount up to $2,000.00; for Capital Improvements Project No. 690236-100094, Division of Water Contract Number 2118.

Work consists of open-cut installation of approximately 10,000 linear feet of 6-inch and 8-inch water mains and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract, in accordance with the drawings, technical specifications, special provisions, and City of Columbus Construction and Material Specifications as set forth in the Invitation For Bid (IFB).

The Department of Public Service will be cost participating to provide additional asphalt resurfacing and curb work. The approximate total cost based on bid pricing and estimated quantities, is $114,485.80.

The community planning area is 38 - Olentangy West and includes the following areas: Thomas Ln., Pegg Ave., Lieb St., Latham Ct., Drummond Ct., Island Ct., and Highland Dr.

2.0 ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT: The goal of this project is to replace or rehabilitate the existing 6-inch and 8-inch water lines that have a high break frequency. Replacement of these water lines will improve water service, decrease burden on water maintenance operations, and reduce water loss. The Neighborhood Liaison(s) has been contacted and informed of this project. Further community outreach may result through the Neighborhood Liaison Program.

3.0 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened seven (7) bids on September 23, 2020 from: Underground Utilities, Fields Excavating, Elite Excavating Co. of Ohio, Shelly & Sands, Conie Constructi...

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