header-left
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 2789-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/5/2022 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 11/7/2022 Final action: 11/10/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Underground Utilities, Inc. for the Roswell Dr. Area Water Line Improvements Project in an amount up to $3,733,466.91; to encumber $2,000.00 for prevailing wage services provided by the Department of Public Service; to authorize the appropriation and transfer of $3,520,174.74 from the Water System Reserve Fund to the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account Fund; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $3,520,174.74 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; to authorize an expenditure up to $213,292.17 within the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; and to authorize an amendment to the 2022 Capital Improvements Budget. ($3,735,466.91)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2789-2022 Bid Tab, 2. ORD 2789-2022 QFF Eval Loan Funded, 3. ORD 2789-2022 Information, 4. ORD 2789-2022 Utilization - DOW, 5. ORD 2789-2022 Utilization - DPS, 6. ORD 2789-2022 map, 7. ORD 2789-2022 Funding
Explanation

1.0 BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract with Underground Utilities, Inc. for the Roswell Dr. Area Water Line Improvements Project in an amount up to $3,733,466.91; 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. 690236-100107, Division of Water Contract Number 2131.

Work consists of replacing ~ 9,350 linear feet of 6-inch and 8-inch water mains, pavement and curb work requested by the Department of Public Service, and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract scope, 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 set forth in the Invitation For Bid (IFB).

The Community Planning Area is “57 - Mid East”.

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 four (4) bids on September 29, 2022:

1. Underground Utilities, Inc. $3,733,466.91
2. Shelly & Sands, Inc. $4,014,900.25
3. Danbert, Inc $4,234,963.98
4. Elite Excavating Co. of Ohio, Inc. $4,717,869.60

Underground Utilities’s bid was deemed the lowest, best, most responsive and responsible bid in the amount of $3,733,466.91. Their Contract Compliance Number is 34-1248942 (e...

Click here for full text