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File #: 1735-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/22/2021 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action: 7/15/2021
Title: To amend the 2020 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the Chief Innovation Officer to modify a professional services contract with GPD Group relative to the Smart City Challenge - Vulcan Charging and Decarbonization project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $50,000.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund for the project; and to declare an emergency. ($50,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1735-2021 Accounting Template
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the Chief Innovation Officer to execute a fifth planned contract modification with Glaus, Pyle, Schomer, Burns & DeHaven, Inc., dba GPD Group, related to the Smart City Challenge - Vulcan Charging and Decarbonization project, for various expenses related to the implementation of the Smart Columbus Electrification Plan.

Pursuant to ordinance 1294-2017 the Department of Public Service initiated a procurement effort that resulted in the award and execution of a professional services contract, effective June 30, 2017, with GPD Group in the amount of up to $1,198,892.87 for the provision of various professional services related to the Smart City Challenge.

Ordinance 1333-2018 authorized the execution of the first planned contract modification to support the continued delivery of requisite program and project management services related to the implementation of the Smart Columbus Electrification Plan.

Ordinance 0036-2019 authorized the execution of the second planned contract modification to support the continued delivery of requisite program and project management services related to the implementation of the Smart Columbus Electrification Plan.

Ordinance 0743-2019 authorized the execution of the third planned contract modification to support the continued delivery of requisite program and project management services related to the implementation of the Smart Columbus Electrification Plan.

Ordinance 1312-2020 authorized the execution of the fourth planned contract modification to support the continued delivery of requisite program and project management services related to the implementation of the Smart Columbus Electrification Plan.

This modification is the fifth planned contract modification for this project and is intended to continue support for the delivery of the Smart Columbus Electrification Plan.

Original contract amount: $1,198,892.87 (Ord. 1294-2017, PO069940)
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