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File #: 2348-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 9/27/2021 Final action: 9/29/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a planned renewal of the Specialty Maintenance Crafts Services contract with Righter Company, Inc., for the Department of Public Utilities, and to authorize the expenditure of $950,000.00 from the Sewerage System Operating Fund and $200,000.00 from the Electricity Operating Fund. ($1,150,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2348-2021 FEM 0101.6 Specialty Maintenance Crafts - Renewal 2- Addtl. Info form, 2. ORD 2348-2021 Financial Coding - Specialty Maint Crafts Svc - Renewal #2

The Director of Public Utilities entered into a contract with Righter Company, Inc. to provide Specialty Maintenance Crafts Services for various Divisions of the Department of Public Utilities, FEM Project No. 0101.6. This renewal No. 2 is to add additional funding for repairs at various locations of the Division of Sewerage and Drainage and the Division of Power.

The Department of Public Utilities advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of Columbus City Code Chapter 329 (RFQ013910). Two Hundred and Ninety-Five (295) vendors were solicited and one (1) bid from Righter Company, Inc., was received and opened on November 6, 2019. The bid from Righter Company, Inc. was awarded as the lowest, responsive, responsible and best bid received. The original contract was for a period of one year with three (3) one year renewal options on a year to year basis upon mutual agreement, availability of funding and Columbus City Council approval. If unforeseen issues or difficulties are encountered that would require additional funding, a modification will be requested. This is the 3rd year of a four (4) year contract. This contract renewal No. 2 will extend the contract through and including January 21, 2023.

The contract renewal will continue to provide Specialty Maintenance Crafts Services for the Department of Public Utilities facilities. Anticipated DOSD work for this renewal includes items such as COMPOST asphalt repairs, various safety and security renovations to various DOSD facilities such as handrail installation, fencing repairs, concrete repair and door and hardware installation, miscellaneous repairs to the JPWWTP Pumping Stations and SMOC flooring repairs. DOP anticipated work includes light pole foundation repairs and miscellaneous substation structure repairs.

SUPPLIER: Righter Company, Inc. (31-0889208), DAX #004433, Expires December 17, 2021
Righter Company, Inc. does not hold MBE/FBE status.


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