File #: 0230-2024    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/11/2024 In control: Public Utilities & Sustainability Committee
On agenda: 3/25/2024 Final action: 3/27/2024
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Utilities to modify a construction contract for the 2022 Utility Cut Restoration Project with Decker Construction Company for the Division of Water, Division of Power, and Division of Sewerage & Drainage; and to authorize the expenditure of $2,000,000.00 from the Water Operating Fund, $550,000.00, from the Sanitary Sewer Operating Fund, and $50,000.00 from the Electricity Fund. ($2,600,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD# 0230-2024 Info Sheet, 2. ORD# 0230-2024 FINANCIAL CODING

This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to modify the construction contract for 2022 Utility Cut Restoration Project with Decker Construction Company to add $1,750,000.00 in funding to the contract. Various types of utility excavations are performed within the City of Columbus' right-of-way and City owned properties by the Department of Public Utilities. The restoration work typically involves repair of existing pavement, curbs, and sidewalks in a manner conforming to the City of Columbus, Construction and Material Specifications (CMSC). The Department routinely outsources this restoration work to a contractor that is equipped and trained to make these repairs. Typical types of restoration work that require outsourcing involve the installation of wheelchair ramps, asphalt repair involving thermal bond heat weld repairs, asphalt milling machines capable of full width milling, and the delivery of flowable controlled density fill using volumetric mixer trucks.

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD: The Director of Public Utilities publicly opened one bid (RFQ023112) on November 9, 2022 from Decker Construction Company, in the amount of $1,996,562.50.

Decker Construction Company's bid was deemed the lowest, most responsive and responsible bid. Their Contract Compliance Number is #004549 (expires 11/3/2025, Majority). Additional information regarding this bidder, description of work, contract time frame and detailed amount can be found on the attached information form. The contract contains a multi-year renewal option.

Searches in the Excluded Party List System (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against Decker Construction Company.

FISCAL IMPACT: $2,600,000.00 is budgeted and available within the Department of Public Utilities 2024 Operating Fund Budgets for this contract modification. This ordinance is contingent on passage of the 2024 operating budget, Ordinance 3012-2023.

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