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File #: 1328-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/21/2021 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action: 7/15/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into a professional services contract with TEC Engineering, Inc. for the Signals - Summit St Phase 2 project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $600,000.00 from the Street Construction Maintenance and Repair Fund to pay for this contract; and to declare an emergency. ($600,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1328-2021 Accounting Template Signals Summit
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into a professional services contract with TEC Engineering, Inc. in the amount of up to $600,000.00 for the Signals - Summit St Phase 2 project.

The intent of this project is to provide the City of Columbus, Department of Public Service, with a design to replace and upgrade to current standards of the existing traffic signals along Summit Street from Chittenden Avenue to Hudson Street, excluding the signal at 17th Avenue. This includes the intersections of Summit Street with Chittenden Avenue, E. 12th Avenue, E. 15th Avenue, E. Lane Avenue, and E. Hudson Street.

The Department of Public Service solicited Requests for Proposals for the Signals - Summit St Phase 2 contract. The project was formally advertised on the Vendor Services and Bonfire web sites from April 8, 2021, to April 29, 2021. The city received four (4) responses. All proposals were deemed responsive and were fully evaluated when the Evaluation Committee met on May 13, 2021. The responding firms were:

Company Name City/State Majority/MBE/MBR/F1/AS1/PHC
EMH&T Columbus, OH Majority
ms consultants, inc. Columbus, OH Majority
TEC Engineering Columbus, OH WBE
GPD Columbus, OH Majority

TEC Engineering, Inc. received the highest score by the evaluation committee and will be awarded the Signals - Summit St Phase 2 contract.

Searches in the Excluded Party List System (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against TEC Engineering.

2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
TEC Engineering contract compliance number is CC005777 and expires 06/30/2023.

3. FISCAL IMPACT
Funding for this contract is budgeted, available, and appropriated within Fund 2265, the Street Construction Maintenance and Repair Fund.

4. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested to expedite this contract so that upcomi...

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