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File #: 0673-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/9/2021 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 4/5/2021 Final action: 4/9/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Complete General Construction Company for the East Fifth Avenue Street Lighting Improvements project in the amount up to $296,726.45; to authorize an expenditure of up to $2,000.00 from the Electricity G.O. (General Obligation) Bonds Fund 6303 for prevailing wage services to the Department of Public Service, and to authorize the expenditure of up to $296,726.45 from the 2020 Electricity G.O. (General Obligation) Bonds Fund; and to amend the 2020 Capital Improvements Budget. ($298,726.45)
Attachments: 1. Ord. 0673-2021 Funding Template 440007-100022.pdf, 2. Ord. 0673-2021 Utilization 440007-100022.pdf
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract agreement with Complete General Construction Company for the East Fifth Avenue Street Lighting Improvements project, CIP No. 440007-100022, in an amount up to $296,726.45 for the Division of Power.

Funds in the amount of $2,000.00 will also be encumbered with the Department of Public Service for prevailing wages.

Work for this project involves the installation of decorative underground LED Post Top street lights with a new 3-wire system, as well as removal of existing overhead luminaires on E. Fifth Avenue between N. High St. and N. Fourth St.

The planning area for this project is the “University District” (Planning Area 44).

2. ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
It is the Division of Power’s goal to incorporate the use of LED technology whenever practical. The utilization of LED street lighting technology has proven to provide significant energy and maintenance savings, which is a goal the Division is pursuing.

3.0 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened four (4) bids on February 17, 2021from: Complete General Construction Company - $296,726.45; Jess Howard Electric Company - $316,761.60; U.S. Utility Contractor - $335,551.21; and Danbert Electrical Corp. - $360,597.65.


3.1 PRE-QUALIFICATION STATUS: Complete General Construction Company has met code requirements with respect to pre-qualification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

Complete General Construction Company’s bid was deemed the lowest, best, most responsive and responsible bid in the amount of $296,726.45. Complete General Construction Company’s Contract Compliance Number is 31-4366382 (expires 7/8/21, MAJ); DAX Vendor Account No. is 6056. Additional information regarding all bidders, description of work, c...

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