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File #: 1787-2021    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; to authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into a professional services contract with Fishbeck for the Pedestrian Safety - Hiawatha Park Drive - Community Sports Park to Hudson Street project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $250,000.00 from the Community Development Block Grant Fund for the project; to repay any unused grant funds at the end of the grant period; and to declare an emergency. ($250,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1787-2021 Accounting template
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into professional services contracts with Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Inc., dba Fishbeck in the amount of up to $250,000.00 for the Pedestrian Safety - Hiawatha Park Drive - Community Sports Park to Hudson Street project.

The intent of this project is to provide the City of Columbus, Department of Public Service, additional resources for the development of the Pedestrian Safety - Hiawatha Park Drive - Community Sports Park to Hudson Street. This project consists of the design of a new shared use path (SUP) along the east side and to fill sidewalk gaps along the west side of Hiawatha Park Drive from the new Community Sports Park to Hudson Street.

The Department of Public Service, Office of Support Services, solicited Requests for Proposals for the Pedestrian Safety - Hiawatha Park Drive - Community Sports Park to Hudson Street contract. The project was formally advertised on the Vendor Services and Bonfire web sites from May 26, 2021, to June 17, 2021. The City received eight (8) responses. All proposals were deemed responsive and were fully evaluated when the Evaluation Committee met on June 23, 2021. The responding firms were:

Company Name City/State Majority/MBE/MBR/F1/AS1/PHC
Arcadis U.S. Columbus, OH Majority
Dynotec, Inc. Columbus, OH MBE
E.L. Robinson Grandview, OH Majority
Fishbeck Columbus, OH Majority
IBI Group Columbus, OH Majority
Michael Baker International Columbus, OH Majority
The Osborn Engineering Columbus, OH Majority
Resource International, Inc. Columbus, OH WBE

Fishbeck received the highest score by the evaluation committee for the Pedestrian Safety - Hiawatha Park Drive - Community Sports Park to Hudson Street project and will be awarded the contract.

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