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File #: 2220-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/23/2021 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 Driven Excavating LLC for the Mock Road Area Water Line Improvements Project in an amount up to $2,938,894.63; to encumber funds with the Department of Public Service for construction administration / inspection and prevailing wage services in an amount up to $508,128.00; to authorize the appropriation and transfer of $2,938,894.63 from the Water System Reserve Fund to the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $2,938,894.63 from the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund; to authorize an expenditure up to $508,128.00 within the Water General Obligations Voted Bond Fund; for the Division of Water; and to authorize an amendment to the 2020 Capital Improvements Budget. ($3,447,022.63)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2220-2021 Bid Tab, 2. ORD 2220-2021 QFF Eval Loan Funded, 3. ORD 2220-2021 Information, 4. ORD 2220-2021 Utilization, 5. ORD 2220-2021 map, 6. ORD 2220-2021 Funding
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Driven Excavating LLC for the Mock Road Area Water Line Improvements Project in an amount up to $2,938,894.63; to encumber funds with the Department of Public Service for construction administration / inspection and prevailing wage services in an amount up to $508,128.00; for Capital Improvements Project No. 690236-100103, Division of Water Contract Number 2127.

Work on this project consists of rehabilitating approximately 9,911 linear feet of 2-inch, 6-inch, 8-inch and 12-inch water mains, and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract, in accordance with the drawings, technical specifications, and City of Columbus Construction and Material Specifications as set forth in the Invitation For Bid (IFB).

The Community Planning Areas are 39 - Clintonville; 44 - University District; 45- South Linden; 49 - North Central (majority); 66 - State of Ohio. The primary streets include Mock Rd., Parkwood Ave., E. 26th Ave., Shawnee Ave., E. Stanton Ave., Summit St., Mute Alley, Wilcox St., Pomeroy Pl., E. Cooke Rd., and N. High St.

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.

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened six (6) bids on August 11, 2021:

1. Driven Excavating LLC $2,938,894.63
2. Underground Utilities, Inc. ...

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