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File #: 1602-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/11/2021 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action: 7/15/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with the Righter Company for the Fairwood Pedestrian Bridge Rehabilitation; to authorize the expenditure of up to $220,320.00 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 2020 Capital Improvement Budget. ($222,320.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1602-2021 Funding Template, 2. ORD 1602-2021 Utilization

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND: This project will replace the top coating and reinforcing steel on the top of the DOSD Fairwood facility pedestrian bridge. A crack along the bridge will also be repaired and the hand railing will be recoated and re-installed.

 

Planning Area - 63 - Southside

 

PROJECT TIMELINE: Contract work is required to be completed in a manner acceptable to the City within 120 days from the date that a Notice To Proceed (NTP) is given by the City.

 

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 three (3) bids on April 28, 2021 from the following companies:

 

NAME

TAX ID

DAX #

Expiration

Status

Complete General

31-4366382

006056

6/8/2023

MAJ

The Righter Company

31-0889208

004433

12/17/2021

MAJ

Structural Systems Repair

Not provided

Not compliant

N/A

N/A

 

 

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION is not requested for this project.

 

ECONOMIC / ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: The rehabilitation of the bridge is more cost effective than a full replacement. This fix will stabilize the bridge and prevent further damage to the bridge deck.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance requires an expenditure of up to $220,320.00 within the Sanitary Sewer General Obligation Fund 6109.  An amendment to the 2020 Capital Improvement Budget is necessary to align the authority with the expenditure.

 

Title

 

To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with the Righter Company for the Fairwood Pedestrian Bridge Rehabilitation; to authorize the expenditure of up to $220,320.00 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 2020 Capital Improvement Budget. ($222,320.00)

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the Division of Sewerage and Drainage advertised for competitive bids for the Fairwood Pedestrian Bridge Rehabilitation, and three (3) bids were received on April 28, 2021; and

 

WHEREAS, The Righter Company had the lowest, best, responsive, and responsible bid according to the bid tabulation and quality factor form evaluation; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the Director of the Department of Public Utilities to execute a construction contract with The Righter Company for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage’s Fairwood Pedestrian Bridge Rehabilitation Project; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the expenditure of up to $220,320.00 from the Sanitary G.O. Voted Bonds Fund 6109 for the Fairwood Pedestrian Bridge Rehabilitation Project; and 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize an expenditure of up to $2,000.00 from the Sanitary G.O. Voted Bonds Fund 6109 for Prevailing Wage Services to the Department of Public Service; and 

 

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Utilities to authorize the Director of the Department of Public Utilities to execute a construction contract with the Righter Company; for the preservation of the public health, peace, property, and safety; now, therefore

 

 BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

SECTION 1.  That the Director of Public Utilities is hereby authorized to enter into a construction contract with The Righter Company, 2424 Harrison Rd., Columbus, OH 43204; for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage’s Fairwood Pedestrian Bridge Rehabilitation Project, in accordance with the terms and conditions as shown in the agreement on file in the office of the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; and to obtain the necessary prevailing wage services from the Department of Public Services up to a maximum amount of $2,000.00.

 

SECTION 2.  That the 2020 Capital Improvement Plan is amended per the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 3.  That the expenditure of up to $222,320.00 inclusive of $2,000.00 to the Department of Public Service for prevailing wage services, or so much thereof as may be needed, is hereby authorized per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 4.  That the said company, The Righter Company, shall perform the work to the satisfaction of the Director of Public Utilities and the Administrator of the Division of Sewerage and Drainage.

 

SECTION 5.  That the City Auditor is hereby authorized to transfer any unencumbered balance in the project account to the unallocated balance within the same fund upon receipt of certification by the Director of the Department administering said project that the project has been completed and the monies are no longer required for said project; except that no transfer shall be made from a project by monies from more than one source.

 

SECTION 6.  That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 7.  That the City Auditor is authorized to establish proper project accounting numbers as appropriate.

 

SECTION 8.  That the City Auditor is authorized to make any accounting changes to revise the funding source for all contracts or contract modifications associated with this ordinance.

 

SECTION 9.  That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.