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File #: 1689-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/21/2021 In control: Economic Development Committee
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action: 7/15/2021
Title: To authorize the appropriation and transfer of up to $165,000.00 from the Brewery District TIF Fund to the Brewery District Fund; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of up to $165,000.00 in the Brewery District Fund; to authorize the Director of Development to enter into contract with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. to provide professional services for the 3rd Street Cap Viability Study in an amount up to $165,000.00; and to declare an emergency. ($165,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD1689-2021 2021-06-21 ED 3rd St Cap TIF
Explanation
1. Background
This legislation authorizes the Director of Development to enter into contract with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. to provide professional services for the 3rd Street Cap Viability Study in an amount up to $165,000.00.

The project was formally advertised on Vendor Services from March 11, 2021, to April 1, 2021. Four proposals were received and all proposals were responsive.

The submitting firms were:
AECOM Technical Services, Inc. (Columbus)
Elford, Inc. (Columbus)
Jonathan Barnes Architecture and Design Ltd. (Columbus)
ms consultants (Columbus)

The City of Columbus, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Transportation (“ODOT”), requested proposals to assess the viability of commercial development on a proposed building cap over Interstate 70/71 on 3rd Street between Livingston Ave. and Fulton St. in Downtown Columbus, Ohio (3rd St. Bridge) and on one acre of adjacent land.

The City of Columbus sought proposals to examine the feasibility of private development on and adjacent to the 3rd Street Bridge that will be reconstructed with ODOT’s Columbus Crossroads Phase 4B project. The City and ODOT seek to develop the property consistent with the goals of the surrounding neighborhoods and in a complimentary fashion with the public infrastructure projects being undertaken in the area.

Emergency action is requested to complete the study within the next six months in order to be in alignment with ODOT’s project schedule.

2. FISCAL IMPACT
Funds in the amount of $165,000.00 are available for this contract in the Brewery District TIF Fund (fund 4409). The funds will be transferred to Fund 7740 for expenditure.

3. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
The vendor’s vendor compliance number is 010897 and expires 7/22/2022.

Title
To authorize the appropriation and transfer of up to $165,000.00 from the Brewery District TIF Fund to the Brewery District Fund; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of up to $165,000.00 in the Brewery District F...

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