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File #: 2380-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/15/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 11/16/2020 Final action: 11/19/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an agreement with Hill International, Inc. for professional services for the Professional Construction Management 2020 Project; for the Division of Water; to authorize a transfer and expenditure up to $2,442,500.00 within the Water General Obligations Bond Fund; to authorize a modification to the Professional Construction Management 2018 Project with Hill International, Inc.; and to amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget. ($2,442,500.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2380-2020 Information, 2. ORD 2380-2020 Utilization, 3. ORD 2380-2020 Amend CIB, 4. ORD 2380-2020 Funding
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional services agreement with Hill International, Inc., for the Professional Construction Management 2020 Project, in an amount up to $2,442,500.00, for the Division of Water.

This project will assist the City with managing a capital improvement program consisting of multiple capital improvement projects to ensure completion in accordance with design requirements and the City’s needs, while serving as a liaison between the construction contractor, design professional (DP), and City personnel. The PCM team shall furnish all necessary competent personnel, equipment, and materials to perform the work, which will generally consist of program support services, design phase services, and construction management services.

The community planning is 99 - Citywide as the water facilities associated with this contract serve multiple planning areas.

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
This Professional Construction Management contract will support various projects in the Division of Water capital program. These projects will maintain and upgrade drinking water supply and treatment facilities to provide a safe and reliable water supply to the central Ohio area. All of these functions are tied to the economic vitality of the service area.

Most projects will be located within secure areas of the water supply system that are not accessible to the public and for these projects no community outreach activities are anticipated. Community outreach activities will be considered for projects that impact the public.

The consultant team has identified a commitment to the Mayor’s Green Initiative in their business practices and will be involved in applying DPU’s environmental management system (EMS) to the construction projects.

3. BID INFORMATION: The selection of the firm pr...

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