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File #: 1264-2021    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/13/2021 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 6/28/2021 Final action: 7/1/2021
Title: To amend the 2020 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the transfer of cash and appropriation between projects within the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; to authorize the Director of Public Service Finance and Management to enter into a professional services contract with CHA Consulting, Inc. for the Signals - Downtown Signals Retiming project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $700,000.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund and the Street Construction Maintenance and Repair Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($700,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 1264-2021 Accounting Codes
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service Finance and Management to enter into professional services contract in the amount of up to $700,000.00 with CHA Consulting, Inc. (“CHA”) for the provision of design and engineering services relative to the Signals - Downtown Signals Retiming project.
The intent of the aforementioned project is to provide the Department of Public Service with transportation analysis and traffic modeling for the Downtown area to perform traffic signal retiming tasks.
The Department of Public Service issued a Request for Proposals for the Signals - Downtown Signals Retiming project, which was formally advertised on Vendor Services and Bonfire from March 30, 2021, to April 27, 2021. The City received five (5) responses, all of which were deemed responsive and were fully evaluated when the Evaluation Committee met on May 6, 2021.
The responding firms were:
Company Name City/State MAJ/MBE/MBR/WBE/F1/AS1/PHC
CHA Consulting, Inc. Columbus, Ohio MAJ
AECOM Technical Services, Inc. Columbus, Ohio MAJ
HNTB Ohio, Inc. Columbus, Ohio MAJ
GPD Group Columbus, Ohio MAJ
TEC Engineering, Inc. Columbus, Ohio WBE

CHA received the highest score conferred by the Evaluation Committee during its deliberation and will be awarded the Signals - Downtown Signals Retiming contract.
Searches in the Excluded Party List System (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against CHA.
2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
The contract compliance number for CHA is CC000802, which expires March 26, 2023.
3. FISCAL IMPACT
Funding in the amount of $700,000.00 is available within the Department of Public Service as follows: $350,000.00 in the Streets and Highways Bond Fund and $350,000.00 in the Street Construction Maintenance and Repair Fund. An amendment to the 2020 Capital Improvement Budget is necessary to provide sufficient budget authority for the appropriate project. A tra...

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