Agenda Item # 3



Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting

03/14/2017

Agenda Report # 102

TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Riverwalk Construction-Bibb Mill and City Mill

INITIATED BY: Donna W. Newman, Director of Engineering


Recommendation: Approval is requested to proceed with executing and funding the pre-construction requirements for the construction of the Riverwalk at City Mill and Bibb Mill, to include but not limited to right of way acquisition, permanent and temporary easements, utility relocations, geo-technical, environmental work and other necessary agreements and permits to prepare for construction.

Background: Council approved construction contracts on August 9, 2016 for the Construction Management/General Contractor at Risk for the City Mill Riverwalk Project and a construction contract for Bibb Mill.

Analysis: The completion of the pre-construction activities is ongoing and required prior to the projects being constructed.

Financial Considerations: Funding for the project will be from GDOT Transportation Investment Act (TIA) of 2010.

Projected Annual Fiscal Impact Statement: Maintenance will assumed by the City after the construction is completed.

Legal Considerations: All agreements require authorization of City Council.

Recommendations/ Actions: Approval is requested to proceed with executing and funding the pre-construction requirements for the construction of the Riverwalk at City Mill and Bibb Mill, to include but not limited to right of way acquisition, permanent and temporary easements, utility relocations, geo-technical, environmental work and other necessary agreements and permits to prepare for construction.



A RESOLUTION
NO._____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO PROCEED WITH EXECUTING AND FUNDING THE PRE-CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE RIVERWALK AT CITY MILL AND BIBB MILL, TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO RIGHT OF WAY ACQUISITION, PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY EASEMENTS, UTILITY RELOCATIONS, GEOTECHNICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL WORK, PERMITS AND OTHER NECESSARY AGREEMENTS TO PREPARE FOR CONSTRUCTION.

WHEREAS, the completion of pre-construction activities is required prior to the construction of the projects; and,

WHEREAS, these activities include but are not limited to right of way acquisition, permanent and temporary construction easements, utility relocation, geotechnical, environmental work and permits; and,

WHEREAS, funding for pre-construction activities for the above projects is available in the GDOT Transportation Investment Act (TIA) 2010.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

The City Manager is hereby authorized to proceed with executing and funding the pre-construction requirements for the construction of the Riverwalk at City Mill and Bibb Mill as identified above.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _____________, and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _____________ members of said Council.

Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Garrett voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.

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Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor