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File #: 2475-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/27/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 11/23/2020 Final action: 11/25/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with York Electric, Inc. for the Fairwood Facility Methane Detector Replacement Project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $789,486.50 from the Sanitary General Obligation Bond Fund; to authorize an expenditure up to $2,000.00 for prevailing wage services to the Department of Public Services from the Sanitary General Obligation Bonds Fund; and to amend the 2019 Capital Improvement Budget. ($791,486.50)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2475-2020 Funding Template, 2. ORD 2475-2020 Utilization

BACKGROUND: Work under this project consists of replacement of the Fairwood Facility Methane Detectors in the maintenance and parking areas of the Sewer Maintenance and Operations Center facility; install louvers to replace existing garage doors as source of intake air in the parking area; install wiring and conduit as needed to connect two outer garage doors in the maintenance area to the methane detection system; and install security gates at these two door opening, and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract, in accordance with the drawings, technical specifications, and City of Columbus Construction and Material Specifications.

Planning Area: 99- Citywide

PROJECT TIMELINE: Contract work is required to be completed in a manner acceptable to the City within 224 days (substantial completion) and 269 calendar days (final completion) from the date that a Notice To Proceed (NTP) is given by the City. The City anticipates issuing a Notice to proceed on or about January 2021.

PROCUREMENT INFORMATION: The Division advertised for competitive bids submission for the subject services on the City's Vendor Services website and in the City Bulletin in accordance with the overall provisions of Chapter 329 of the Columbus City Code. The Division of Sewerage and Drainage received two (2) bids on September 9, 2020 from the following companies:

NAME TAX ID DAX # Expiration City/State Status
York Electric, Inc. 31-0558219 004142 9/9/2022 Dayton, OH MAJ
Righter Co., Inc. 31-0889208 004433 12/17/2021 Columbus, OH MAJ

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION is not requested for this project.

ECONOMIC / ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: Many of the methane detector units are approaching the end of their useful life and are becoming increasingly difficult to repair and maintain. Replacement of failing methane detector units will provide an update to code methane detection system providing safe and proper environmental controls for the Fairwood Facility where methane...

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