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File #: 1488-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/3/2021 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 6/28/2021 Final action: 7/1/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Quality Lines, Inc. for the 2021 Division of Power General Construction Project in the amount up to $491,607.50; 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, to authorize a transfer of up to $493,607.50 and an expenditure of up to $493,607.50 from the 2020 Electricity G.O. (General Obligation) Bonds Fund, and to authorize an amendment to the 2020 Capital Improvements Budget. ($493,607.50)
Attachments: 1. Ord. 1488-2021 Funding Template 670903-100000.pdf, 2. Ord. 1488-2021 Utilization 670903-100000.pdf

Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract agreement with Quality Lines, Inc. for the 2021 Division of Power General Construction Project, CIP No. 670903-100000, in an amount up to $491,607.50 for the Division of Power.

This project consists of providing the necessary labor and equipment to complete repairs to the electrical system at various locations within the Division of Power service area on an as needed basis, and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract.

The planning area for this project is “Citywide” (Planning Area 99).

ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
This contract will provide much needed assistance to the Division in providing repairs to old and outdated materials and equipment in our system. These repairs will further advance the Division goals of improving our reliability to our customers.
CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened two (2) bids on April 28, 2021: Quality Lines, Inc. - $491,607.50; and U.S. Utility Contractor - $669,275.75.
PRE-QUALIFICATION STATUS: Quality Lines, Inc. has met code requirements with respect to pre-qualification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

Quality Lines, Inc.’s bid was deemed the lowest, best, most responsive and responsible bid in the amount of $491,607.50. Quality Lines, Inc.’s Contract Compliance Number is 31-529667 (expires 9/11/21, MAJ); DAX Vendor Account No. is 23933. Additional information regarding all bidders, description of work, contract time frame and detailed amounts can be found on the attached Information form.

Searches in the Excluded Party List System (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against Quality Lines, Inc.

FISCAL IMPACT: This legislation authorizes an expenditure of up to $491,60...

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