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File #: 1628-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/14/2021 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action: 7/22/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Elite Excavating Co. of Ohio, Inc. for the Old Beechwold Area Stormwater System Improvements Blueprint Integrated Solutions, Water Line & Roadway Improvements Project in an amount up to $6,948,336.60; to authorize the appropriation and transfer of $3,605,295.54 from the Storm Sewer Reserve Fund - Fund No. 6207 to the OWDA Storm Sewer Loan Fund - Fund No. 6211; to authorize the appropriation and transfer of $2,459,011.92 from the Water System Reserve Fund - Fund No. 6003 to the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund - Fund No. 6011; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $3,605,295.54 from the OWDA Storm Sewer Loan Fund - Fund No. 6211; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $2,459,011.92 from the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund - Fund No. 6011; to authorize an expenditure up to $1,000.00 within the Stormwater General Obligations Voted Bonds Fund - Fund No. 6204; to ...
Attachments: 1. ORD 1628-2021 Bid Tab, 2. ORD 1628-2021 QFF Eval G.I. - Loan Funded, 3. ORD 1628-2021 Information, 4. ORD 1628-2021 Utilization, 5. ORD 1628-2021 map, 6. ORD 1628-2021 Funding
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Elite Excavating Co. of Ohio, Inc. for the Old Beechwold Area Stormwater System Improvements Blueprint Integrated Solutions, Water Line & Roadway Improvements Project, CIP No’s 610804-100001, 690236-100140, and 530282-100017, in an amount up to $6,948,336.60. This is a joint project between the Departments of Public Utilities and Public Service.

Work consists of constructing approximately 9200 LF of 12” to 30” storm sewer and appurtenances, 2 bioretention basins, approximately 9400 LF of 6”-8” water main and appurtenances, roadway improvements, and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract, in accordance with the drawings.

The Community Planning Area is “39 - Clintonville”.

This project has been approved for below market-rate loan financing through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) and Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) Fund which are administered by the Ohio Water Development Authority (OWDA). The loan award is expected in July 2021. Federal Davis-Bacon Wage Rates and Requirements will apply.

Funds in the amount of $2,000.00 will also be encumbered for prevailing wage services from the Department of Public Service.

THE PROJECT TIMELINE: All work except the Period of Establishment Season 1 and Season 2 shall be substantially completed in a manner acceptable to the City within 12 months after the date of the Notice to Proceed.

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened six (6) bids on May 12, 2021 from Elite Excavating Co. of Ohio, Underground Utilities, Complete General Construction Co., Shelly & Sands, Conie Construction Co., and John Eramo & Sons.

Elite Excavating’s bid was deemed the lowest, best, most responsive and responsible bid in the amount of $6,948,336.60. Their Contract Compliance Number is 20-1643...

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