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File #: 1785-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/24/2021 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action: 7/22/2021
Title: To appropriate funds within the Community Development Block Grant Fund and the Transportation Grants Fund; to authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into contract with Strawser Paving Company for the ADA Ramp Projects - Citywide Curb Ramps 2021 project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $800,022.55 from the Community Development Block Grant Fund and $768,726.01 the Transportation Grants Fund for the project; to repay any unused grant funds at the end of the grant period; and to declare an emergency. ($1,568,748.56)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1785-2021 Accounting template
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into contract with Strawser Paving Company for the ADA Ramp Projects - Citywide Curb Ramps 2021 project and to provide payment for construction, construction administration and inspection services.

This project consists of building ADA curb ramps at various locations in Columbus based on the 311 Service Request Ramp Priority List, and other work as may be necessary to complete the contract in accordance with the plans and specifications set forth in the Bid Submittal Documents.

The estimated Notice to Proceed date is August 23, 2021. The project was let by the Office of Support Services through Vendor Services and Bid Express. Three bids were received on June 8, 2021, (all majority) and tabulated as follows:

Company Name Bid Amount City/State Majority/MBE/FBE
Strawser Paving Company $1,364,129.18 Columbus, OH Majority
Decker Construction Company $1,457,665.59 Columbus, OH Majority
Shelly & Sands, Inc. $1,669,581.54 Columbus, OH Majority

Award is to be made to Strawser Paving Company as the lowest responsive and responsible and best bidder for their bid of $1,364,129.18. The amount of construction administration and inspection services will be $204,619.38. The total legislated amount is $1,568,748.56.

Searches in the System for Award Management (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against Strawser Paving Company.

2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE INFORMATION
The contract compliance number for Strawser Paving Company is 006114 and expires 01/14/2023.

3. PRE-QUALIFICATION STATUS
Strawser Paving Company and all proposed subcontractors have met code requirements with respect to pre-qualification, pursuant to relevant sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329.

4. FISCAL IMPACT
A reimbursable grant in the Community Development Block Grant Fund, Fund 2248, provided by the U.S. Department of ...

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