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File #: 0906-2023    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/15/2023 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 5/22/2023 Final action: 5/24/2023
Title: To amend the 2022 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize a transfer of cash and appropriation within the Water Bond Fund; to authorize the appropriation of funds within the Water Revolving Loan Fund; to authorize the Director of the Department of Public Utilities to enter into a construction contract for the PAWP Hypochlorite Disinfection project with Kokosing Industrial; and to authorize the expenditure of up to $24,267,000.00 from the Water Revolving Loan Fund and the Water Bond Fund to pay for the contract and for prevailing wage administration. ($24,267,000.00)
Indexes: EBE Participation, MBE Participation, WBE Participation
Attachments: 1. ORD 0906-2023 Legislation Template, 2. ORD 0906-2023 Utilization, 3. ORD 0906-2023 Information

1. BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes the Director of the Department of Public Utilities to enter into a contract with Kokosing Industrial Inc. for the PAWP Hypochlorite Disinfection project, CIP #690487-100000, in an amount up to $24,265,000.00 and to encumber funds with the Department of Public Service for prevailing wage administration in an amount up to $2,000.00.

The purpose of this project is to convert the PAWP disinfection process from chlorine gas to liquid sodium hypochlorite, reducing the risk of chlorine gas exposure. All work shall be substantially complete within 1,230 calendar days of the Notice to Proceed, with the Final Completion to occur within 1,290 calendar days. A Notice to Proceed is expected to be issued in June 2023.

The Community Planning Area is “99 - Citywide” since the PAWP services several Columbus communities.

This project will address the current risks associated with a gaseous chlorine based system while providing a safer storage and handling system for plant staff. The potential threat of an accidental or intentional release of chlorine gas will be mitigated with this project

There are no anticipated public meetings to be held for this project. The Division of Water will be responsible for coordinating with stakeholders.

3. BID INFORMATION: The project was advertised for competitive bid submission on the City's Vendor Services website and on the Bid Express website from 12/21/22 to 3/1/23. Bids were received from the following companies:

Company Bid Amount Compliance Number ODI Status
Kokosing Industrial Inc. $24,265,000.00 CC-012319 MAJ
Kenmore Construction Co. Inc. $27,520,822.50 CC-006456 MAJ

Award is to be made to Kokosing Industrial as the lowest responsive, responsible, and best for their bid in the amount of $24,265,000.00. The amo...

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