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File #: 2408-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/29/2022 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 10/3/2022 Final action: 10/6/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to renew the electric power system maintenance services contract with Roberts Service Group, Inc. for the Department of Public Utilities, Division of Sewerage and Drainage, and to authorize the expenditure of $400,000.00 from the Sewer Operating Sanitary Fund. ($400,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2408-2022 Roberts - Electric Power Systems Maintenance Services (FEM 1603.2) - Renewal #4 - Additional Info, 2. ORD 2408-2022 Financial Coding - Electric Power Systems Maintenance Services - Renewal #4 (FEM 1603.2)
Explanation

This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a renewal of the contract with Roberts Service Group, Inc. for electric power system maintenance services for Department of Public Utilities, Division of Sewerage and Drainage facilities.

The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has various electric power equipment at the Division of Sewerage and Drainage (DOSD), the Division of Power (DOP), and the Division of Water (DOW) that requires maintenance services. This equipment is located throughout the facilities associated with DPU’s sewage and storm water collection systems and water distribution system, including at the two (2) Wastewater Treatment Plants, Compost Facility, Sewer Maintenance Operations Center, and three (3) Water Treatment Plants. The equipment is also located at various electric substations that service the City of Columbus and its satellite communities.

The work performed under the current contract is for electric power distribution systems and their components that require inspection, testing, maintenance, and repair or replacement, with the majority of the work for industrial equipment and systems ranging from 120V to 15.5 kV. The contract also covers inspection, testing, maintenance, and repair or replacement work on equipment and systems >15.5 kV to 138 kV that requires a contractor or subcontractor with highly specialized experience in high voltage equipment.

The Department of Public Utilities advertised Request for Proposals for the subject services in the City Bulletin in accordance with the relevant provisions of Chapter 329 of City Code. Two hundred and two (202) vendors were solicited (RFQ10714), and four (4) proposals were received and opened on November 7, 2018. Roberts Service Group, Inc. was determined to be the most qualified responder to provide the necessary electric power system maintenance services.

The original contract, PO153604, was established for a period of one (1) year with...

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