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File #: 1819-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/28/2021 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/26/2021 Final action: 7/28/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an agreement with Hazen & Sawyer for professional engineering services for the Northeast Stormwater Study - Karmel/Woodward & Maize/Morse Project, for the Division of Sewerage & Drainage, Stormwater Section; to authorize a transfer and an expenditure in an amount up to $778,386.34 within the Storm Sewer Bond Fund, and to amend the 2020 Capital Improvement Budget. ($778,386.34)
Attachments: 1. Ord. 1819-2021-2021 Funding Template 611725-100000.pdf, 2. Ord. 1819-2021-2021 Utilization 611725-100000.pdf

Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional engineering services agreement with Hazen & Sawyer for the Northeast Stormwater Study - Karmel/Woodward & Maize/Morse Project, in an amount up to $778,386.34 for Division of Sewerage & Drainage, Stormwater Section CIP No. 611725-100000.

The study area experiences significant flooding and drainage issues during large storms. The work includes records research, field reconnaissance, building a computerized model to analyze the storm water drainage systems, identification of deficiencies in the existing system and development of alternatives to correct the deficiencies.
The Community Planning Area: 35 (Northland)

FUTURE RENEWAL(S)/MODIFICATION(S): Future renewals are not anticipated for this project.

TIMELINE: The total term of the engineering agreement shall be for one (1) year. The estimated ending month and year of the agreement is August 2022.

ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT:
This project provides a benefit by providing alternatives for future capital improvements to mitigate street flooding within the project area. Increasing capacity and mitigating street flooding will also decrease the inflow and infiltration into the sanitary sewer system which leads to overflows and water in basements.

BID INFORMATION: The selection of the firm providing the professional engineering services has been performed in accordance with the procedures set forth in Columbus City Code, Section 329, "Awarding professional service contracts through requests for proposals."
Proposals were opened on May 14, 2021. The Department received six (6) proposals from Hazen & Sawyer; Gresham Smith; HDR; T&M; EMH&T; and Prime AE.

An evaluation committee reviewed the proposals and scored them based on the criteria within Columbus City Code Section 329. The Department of Public Utilities ...

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