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File #: 2125-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/28/2021 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 9/20/2021 Final action: 9/23/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Elite Excavating Co. of Ohio, Inc. for the Woodland Ave. Area Water Line Improvements Project in an amount up to $3,816,357.88; to encumber $2,000.00 for prevailing wage services provided by the Department of Public Service; to authorize the appropriation and transfer of $3,816,357.88 from the Water System Reserve Fund to the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $3,816,357.88 within the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund; to authorize an expenditure up to $2,000.00 within the Water General Obligations Voted Bond Fund; and to authorize an amendment to the 2020 Capital Improvements Budget; for the Division of Water. ($3,818,357.88)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2125-2021 Bid Tab, 2. ORD 2125-2021 QFF Eval Loan Funded, 3. ORD 2125-2021 Information, 4. ORD 2125-2021 Utilization, 5. ORD 2125-2021 map, 6. ORD 2125-2021 Funding
Explanation

1.0 BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Elite Excavating Co. of Ohio, Inc. for the Woodland Ave. Area Water Line Improvements Project in an amount up to $3,816,357.88; to encumber funds with the Department of Public Service for prevailing wage services in an amount up to $2,000.00; for Capital Improvements Project No. 690236-1000101, Division of Water Contract Number 2125.

Work consists of rehabilitating approximately 12,200 linear feet of 6-inch and 8-inch water mains, and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract, in accordance with the drawings, technical specifications, special provisions, and City of Columbus Construction and Material Specifications as set forth in the Invitation For Bid (IFB).

The Community Planning Area is “40 - North Linden”. The primary streets include Woodland Ave., Park Ct., Lindale Rd., Mecca Rd., Northglen Dr., Circle Ct., Eddystone Ave., Baughman Ave., Earl Ave., and Piedmont Rd.

2.0 ECONOMIC IMPACT/ADVANTAGES; COMMUNITY OUTREACH; PROJECT DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS/ADVANTAGES OF PROJECT: The goal of this project is to replace or rehabilitate the existing water lines that have a high break frequency. Replacement of these water lines will improve water service, decrease burden on water maintenance operations, and reduce water loss. The Neighborhood Liaison(s) has been contacted and informed of this project during the design phase. Further community outreach may result through the Neighborhood Liaison Program.

3.0 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened six (6) bids on July 21, 2021:

1. Elite Excavating Co. of Ohio, Inc. $3,816,357.88
2. Underground Utilities, Inc. $4,024,413.25
3. Danbert, Inc $4,239,171.22
4. Sh...

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